Privacy

No information gathered when you use the Financial Capability website will be disclosed or distributed further without your consent.

ASIC complies with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) which regulates the collection, storage, quality, use and disclosure of personal information. We also follow the Commonwealth Government website guidelines issued by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

What information do we collect?

We may collect the following information: * Your name and contact information (including email address) you provide to us when you submit a query/feedback via this website * Information you provide if you report a problem with this website * Records of any correspondence when you contact us * Details of your visits to the website logged through your browser for statistical purposes.

What will we use this information for?

Your email address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be given to any outside party.

We will use the information you provide to reply to any correspondence you have sent. We may also use your query/feedback and our response for ASIC internal quality, training and evaluation purposes.

By using this website and submitting your information to us, you agree to us using your information in accordance with these terms and conditions. We will not use your information for any other purpose without your consent.

Collection of statistical information

ASIC (or the service provider used by ASIC) only logs visits to this site for statistical purposes. The visitor information that is logged includes the:

  • server address
  • top level domain name (eg .com or .gov)
  • date and time of the visit
  • pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • previous site visited
  • type of browser used.

ASIC may also collect information for research purposes, but without any identifying factors.

No attempt will be made to identify your visit or browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation. In an investigation, a law enforcement agency may inspect the internet service provider’s log files with a warrant.

Cookies

This website may use cookies (small pieces of information exchanged between your web browser and a website server) for online surveys.

Internet security risks

As there may be security risks in sending information via the internet, you should assess these potential risks when deciding whether to use our online services.

If you have any concerns about your privacy when using this website, email us or phone the ASIC Infoline on 1300 300 630.