AIMS Financial Group respects and upholds your rights to privacy protection under the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). References to “AIMS”, “AIMS Financial Group”, “we”, “us” and “our” are to AIMS Financial Group and its subsidiaries.
This policy describes how we collect, store, use and disclose your personal information. In this policy “personal information” has the same meaning as under the Privacy Act.
This policy applies to all your dealings with us. However, additional specific privacy provisions may apply to your dealings with particular members in the AIMS Financial Group.
We only collect personal information about you which is reasonably necessary:
In general, we only collect personal information about you directly from you, usually during your account opening or investment application process or otherwise when you expressly provide us with your personal information. Circumstances in which we may collect personal information about you from third parties include:
Once collected, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is held securely and protected from any misuse, loss or unauthorised access.
We use personal information about you:
At any time you may opt out of receiving any further communications from us, other than as required for the operation of our business (for example, regarding payment of your account). You may opt out by contacting our Privacy Officer, as noted in section 5 below. However, you acknowledge that we may not be able to provide you with all of our products and services if you do not provide us with your personal information in accordance with this policy.
There are certain persons and organisations to whom we disclose your personal information, depending on the services we provide to you. We may disclose personal information about you to any of the organisations that we use in the ordinary administration of our business, including registry service providers, custodial service providers, settlement agents, clearing houses, and credit agencies. We will only disclose your personal information for the purposes set out in section 3 above, unless otherwise required by law.
If you believe that personal information we hold about you is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate, then you may request amendment of it. If we do not agree that there are grounds for amendment, then we will add a note to the personal information stating that you disagree with it.
Any questions or feedback about this policy should be made in writing to The Privacy Officer, AIMS Financial Group, Level 16, Central Square 323, Castlereagh Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000, Australia.
This policy may change from time to time. We encourage you to check our website regularly for any updates. Any information that we collect after an amended version of this policy has been posted on our website will be subject to the policy as amended.