Edford respects your right to privacy and any personal information provided by you to the Edford will be held in confidence. This policy outlines how Edford handles personal information that is provided to us. The Policy applies to all personal information provided to Edford and information about individuals obtained from other sources but not to what is available publicly. The policy also applies to the information shared between Edford and its related companies, businesses and partners.
Collection of Information
We will only collect what information is necessary for us to provide an efficient and satisfactory service. We will advise you if we collect information relating to you from other sources. Your consent to use information for any other purpose will be requested. Edford monitors and records details of all incoming electronic traffic to ensure the integrity of the Edford’s networks. This information will be used for statistical analysis to help improve the services delivered by the Edford.
Use of Information
The information you have provided will primarily only be used for the service you have requested of us. We are obliged to pass on information to Government agencies when legally requested but in general this is used only as a measure of Edford’s compliance, efficiency and effectiveness.
We endeavor at all times to ensure information held by the Edford about you is accurate and up to date. In fact we encourage you to notify us of any inaccurate information so that it can be corrected.
Access to Data
You may review personal data held by us at anytime by visiting the Edford website or by contacting us. Edford staff should contact the Personnel Department. All others who have provided the Edford with personal information should check with the appropriate area where that information was lodged.
Security of Data
At Edford we make every effort to see that personal data remains secure. Information or data is restricted to those who need to know and distribution of information is kept to a minimum.
Edford uses unique identifiers in its Client Administration and Staff related Systems. These systems are designed to provide security of your information. Please advise us if you have concerns about your unique identifier.
Transborder Data Flow
We will only transfer your personal information outside your country of residence to provide you services as directly or indirectly requested by you.
Sensitive InformationWe will not collect any sensitive information about you except where directed for a specific purpose. Sensitive information is generally regarded as information relating to: ethnic background, religion, political views, sexual preference and criminal records.
Edford respects everyone’s right to anonymity except in circumstances where it is necessary for you to provide us with your identity.
Breaches of this Policy
The Edford has an established Information Privacy Committee whose responsibilities include ensuring that details contained within this policy are adhered to throughout the Edford.
In the first Instance alleged breaches of this policy should be referred to the area where the information was initially lodged by you.
If a satisfactory resolution cannot be reached at this level, the alleged breach should be submitted in writing to the Edford’s Privacy Officer, P.O. Box 7090, Banyule 3084, Australia.
Terms and Conditions
Copyright and trademarks
Copyright in the material and trademarks on this Site are owned by Edford Limited (“Edford”) unless otherwise indicated and you agree not to infringe any intellectual property rights owned by Edford.
Information for personal, non-commercial use only
You agree that information contained on this Site is for personal use only and may not be sold, redistributed or used for any commercial purpose. You may download material from this Site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
You may not use data mining, robots, screen scraping, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on this Site for establishing, maintaining, advancing or reproducing information contained on our Site on your own website or in any other publication, except with Our prior written consent.
Information does not represent professional advice
You acknowledge and agree that information published by Edford is intended to provide general information in summary form on legal and other issues.
In no event will Edford be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon any information contained on or omitted from the Site.
No guarantees as to the service
Edford provides no warranty to you that the services generally available through its Site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected. You also understand that Edford cannot and does not guarantee or warrant to you that files available for downloading through the Site or delivered via electronic mail through the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
Our rights to use information you send us
No guarantees as to security of your information
While Edford takes all due care in ensuring the privacy and integrity of the information you provide, the possibility exists that this information could be unlawfully observed by a third party while in transit over the Internet or while stored on Edford systems or on Edford’s Site. Edford disclaims all liability to you to the greatest extent possible pursuant to law should this occur.
Your responsibility for your password and login
To become a registered user, you must provide a password and a login name. You are entirely responsible if you do not maintain the confidentiality of your password and login name. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your login name. You may change your password at any time by following instructions. You may also change your login by contacting customer service.
You agree to immediately notify Edford of any unauthorised use of your login name or any other breach of security known to you.
No misrepresentations allowed
You agree that it is a condition on your use of the Edford Site and of any other services provided by Edford or through the Site that you will not through any act or omission (including but not limited to creating a profile on the Edford Site) mislead or deceive others.
If any part of this agreement is held invalid that part shall be severed from this agreement and the remainder of this agreement will continue to be valid and enforceable.
Termination of this agreement will not end those provisions that are capable of surviving the ending of this agreement.
The laws governing this agreement will be the laws in Victoria, Australia and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of its Courts and its Appellate Courts and the jurisdiction of the Federal Court of Australia sitting in Victoria.
For the purposes of this agreement the words “Edford”, “We”, “Our” and “Us” refer to Edford Consulting Pty Ltd and “Site” to materials delivered on www.Edford.com and other co-branded versions of the site.