Accounts Outsourced recognise the importance of protecting and maintaining your personal information. Accounts Outsourced is committed to providing the highest quality professional service whilst also protecting your privacy.
Accounts Outsourced follow the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act).
We collect personal information that is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, its functions or activities. This might include:
We may collect sensitive information about you, for instance, your Tax File Number, health information and professional memberships.
Accounts Outsourced will collect information that is reasonably necessary for the primary purpose of providing a professional service to you and also for complying with our legal obligations. We will only collect sensitive information if it is necessary to provide our services to you. Accounts Outsourced will collect personal information in reasonable and lawful manner.
The nature of our business activities may on occasion require that personal information be disclosed to outside Australia in order to provide the services contemplated under the terms of our engagement or prospective engagement. The location of any overseas recipients of this information will depend upon the nature of the client project being directed or expected.
In the event that personal information is disclosed to overseas recipients, Accounts Outsourced will take all necessary steps to ensure that any personal information is safe and treated in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles.
Accounts Outsourced may send promotional information to its customers where it is related to the purpose for which the information was collected. If the customer no longer wishes to receive such information from Accounts Outsourced, the customer should advise us. Normally Accounts Outsourced records would be amended within three working days.
The storage and security of your personal information and financial data is very important to Accounts Outsourced. We have invested in secure cloud-based storage facilities where all the servers are based in Sydney with back-ups also available around Australia. Accounts Outsourced has also taken additional steps and protocols to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We also use Citrix platform to protect the data.
Customers are welcome to request their personal information to Accounts Outsourced, where as we store the information. To obtain a copy of your personal information, please contact us. Accounts Outsourced may require personal identification before providing information to you. We will maintain your information until it is no longer required.
If Accounts Outsourced holds information about you for a purpose and knows that the information is inaccurate, incomplete, out of date, irrelevant we will take necessary steps to correct the information. If you request us to correct the information we will take reasonable steps to do so.