As a private sector company, OMNIconnect is bound by the Privacy Act. Under the Act, OMNIconnect can choose to develop and be bound by a Privacy Code or choose to comply with the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act. OMNIconnect has chosen to be bound by the National Privacy Principles.
Personal information held by OMNIconnect.
OMNIconnect only collects personal information from you that is necessary to perform its functions or if it is necessary by law. The personal information OMNIconnect collects about you depends on the services you request from OMNIconnect and the use you make of those services. Personal information held by OMNIconnect may include:
Use of your personal information.
OMNIconnect recognises that any personal information is very important to you, and that you should have a right to control the use and dissemination of that information. The primary purpose for which we use your personal information is to provide you with telecommunications services, eg the provision of fixed line, mobile and Internet services. Related purposes for which your personal information also might be used include:
OMNIconnect may also use some of your personal information (for example, we would not disclose your password, credit card details or call charge records) to inform you about its other products and services or bundled offerings, provided by OMNIconnect or its business partners. We will provide you with a choice to opt out of our marketing activities, and will respect your request to decline to receive further direct marketing communications.
How OMNIconnect collects personal information.
OMNIconnect collects your personal information in various ways, such as over the phone, over the Internet if you transact with us on-line, or when you complete an application form for one of the products or services that we offer or promote. OMNIconnect collects personal information directly from you at the time when you apply for telecommunications services. OMNIconnect may also collect personal information from third parties such as: