Welcome to www.wiseallies.com by Groundswell Strategy Ltd trading as Wise Allies (we, us, our). Your privacy is important to us.
As our business interests span both Australia and New Zealand, rest assured that when dealing with your personal information, and dependent on your location, we comply with both the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020.
This policy sets out how we collect, use, disclose and look after your personal information that has been collected. We may modify this policy from time to time but will post the updated version on www.wiseallies.com (Website). The change will apply from the date we upload the revised policy to the Website. By continuing to use the Website & other services offered by Wise Allies you consent to these modifications or amendments.
The policy was last updated on 03 April 2023.
Who do we collect your personal information from?
We collect information from you when you register or create an account on our Website, place an order, participate in a course, subscribe to our newsletter, contact us for information about our services or when you contact us for any purpose.
We may also collect personal information about you from third parties where you have authorised this or the information is publicly available. If possible, we will collect personal information from you directly.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the personal information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
to provide you with the services that you have purchased;
to verify your identity;
to reply to queries, complaints or requests, including when you make a request for support or ask us a question;
to manage your account and transactions;
to track and analyse user activity on our Website including to collate and analyse any survey responses (where not completed anonymously), in understanding our customers, developing our business and informing our marketing strategy;
to personalise your experience and improve the services that we provide you;
to bill you and to collect money that you owe us, including authorising and processing credit card transactions;
to administer your participation in any contest, promotion, survey or other Website feature;
to market our services to you (eg. send periodic emails);
to execute an agreement with you;
for any specific purpose which we notify you of at the time your personal information is collected;
to comply with our legal obligations;
to protect our legal rights and interests;
to protect and improve our business and our Website, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data as necessary in running our business, the provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganisation, sale or group restructure exercise; and
for our administrative purposes and any other purposes in relation to the operation of our business.
If you do not provide us with the information we request, we may not be able to fulfil the applicable purposes of collection as described above, such as to supply services to you, or respond to your requests or enquiries, or tailor our Website, or services in the most beneficial way.
Unsubscribe / Opt-Out
We only want to communicate with you if you want to hear from us. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe or opt-out from receiving future email newsletters, promotions, and marketing, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each promotional email.
How do we protect your information?
We will take reasonable steps to keep your personal information is safe from loss, unauthorised activity, or other misuse. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Yes - Cookies are small files that our Website or our service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow this) that enables our Website or service providers systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information.
You may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contains information on how to block cookies from a wide variety of browsers, how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information except in that we may disclose information about you:
for any purpose for which the personal information was collected;
to our trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Website and conducting our business
if we are required to do so in the course of legal proceedings or other investigations; or
with your authorisation or where we are otherwise permitted to do so by applicable law.
Please note that non-personally identifiable Website visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
A business that supports our services may be located outside of Australia or New Zealand. This may mean your personal information is held and processed outside of these countries, including the European Union and United States of America.
Third party links
Our Website, any direct marketing, or other communications we may have with you may contain links to third party websites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies and are not controlled or developed by us. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Website and welcome any feedback about these sites.
While we take reasonable steps to maintain secure internet connections, if you provide us with personal information over the internet, the provision of that information is at your own risk.
How can you access/amend your personal information?
If you wish to obtain confirmation that we hold personal information about you and to access that information, or you wish to request a correction to your personal information that we hold, please contact us at email@example.com. Before you exercise this right, we will need evidence to confirm that you are the individual to whom the personal information relates.
You may also amend your personal information associated with your account by updating your account details.
If you request access to, or a copy of, your personal information, we will provide you with a copy of the personal information we keep about you. However, we reserve the right to charge you a reasonable amount for providing copies of any personal information you request, to take into account the time, cost and effort involved.
If you request a correction to your personal information and we agree that your personal information needs correcting, an amended record of your personal information will be provided back to you. If we do not agree to your request for a correction, you may request that we take reasonable steps to attach to the information a statement of correction sought but not made.
How long can we hold personal information?
We will determine how long we hold your personal information, except that we will not keep your personal information for longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which we may lawfully use it.
If your personal information is no longer required by us, we will either destroy the information or de-identify it so it cannot be attributed to you personally.
Who can you contact for further information?
If you have any queries about this policy or personal information we have collected about you, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org