1. Overview

This policy only covers information collected through the Help at Hand Support website and not information that we collect offline, through other websites, or through our subscription services. Help at Hand Support will use data from subscription services in accordance with the contractual agreement(s) between Help at Hand Support and that customer.

This policy informs you of the practices Help at Hand Support uses regarding the collection, storage, use and disclosure of data when your organisation uses our website and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the service provided to you. By using our website, you agree to the collection and use of data in accordance with this policy.

Help at Hand Support is committed to the protection of Personal Data in a manner consistent with the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles.

2. Data Retention

The length of time we keep Personal Data depends on what it is and whether we have an ongoing business need to retain it.

We’ll retain Personal Data for as long as we have a relationship with you. After that period, we may delete or destroy all copies of Personal Data in our systems or otherwise in our possession or control, unless legally prohibited.

We collect various types of data for various purposes to provide and improve our website and service to you.

The types of data collected are as follows:

2.1 Personal Data

When using our website, you may provide us with personally identifiable data (“Personal Data”). Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:

    • First name and last name
    • Work Email address
    • Phone number
    • Company
    • Title
    • Industry

You can opt out of providing personal data by not entering it when asked except when required.

2.2 Sensitive Data

Sensitive Information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information about such things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information. Help at Hand Support does not expect to be collective sensitive information through the website.

2.3 Usage Data

When you access our website, we may collect certain data from you automatically. Usage data collected may include, but is not limited to:

    •  The type of device, browser and operating system you are using
    •  Your IP address

2.4 Cookies Data

We use cookies on our website that holds certain activity data. Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Help at Hand Support does not use cookies to store confidential user and session information.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use our service.

2.5 Third Party Sites

When using our website, we may utilise 3rd party applications not owned or controlled by us that collect anonymised data for their own purposes or to provide to Help at Hand Support.

Our website may also have links to other websites not owned or controlled by us. These links are for your convenience only, and do not constitute and endorsement by us. Please be aware that Help at Hand Support is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites, and we encourage our uses to be aware of the privacy practices of such sites.

    • To communicate and market directly to you and your organization (with your consent)
    • To analyze anonymized data and website traffic
    • To serve relevant advertisements through third-party services

3. Disclosure Of Data

3.1 Legal Requirements

We will only disclose your personal data to regulators, law enforcement bodies, government agencies, courts or other third parties where we believe it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or regulations, or to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights. Where possible and appropriate, we will notify you of this type of disclosure.

3.2 Other 3rd Party Access Of Data

We may engage other 3rd party organisations to facilitate in providing our service or to assist in analysing how our website and services are used. These parties will have access to anonymised data, but will not have access to Personal Data unless we have your consent.

4. Use Of Data

Help at Hand Support uses the collected data from our website for various purposes:

  • To provide you with information about our services and general updates
  • To improve our website, products and services
  • To directly communicate with and market to you and your organisation
  • To analyse, aggregate and report anonymised data
  • To analyse web traffic and help us provide a better user experience
  • To serve relevant ads to website visitors through third party services such as Google Adwords, Facebook, and any other online advertising Help at Hand Support uses

5. Access To Personal Data

You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.

Help at Hand Support will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.

In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.

6. Notifiable Data Breach Scheme

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 establishes the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) Scheme in Australia. The NDB Scheme means agencies are required to notify individuals whose persona data is involved in a data breach that is likely to result in serious harm to the individuals affected. Help at Hand Support will manage all data breaches in accordance with the NDB.

If a suspected or known data breach occurs, we will initially respond and work with the affected area to contain further access of the data. We will then determine whether serious harm is likely from the suspected or known data breach.

If serious harm is likely from the data breach, we will promptly notify your organisation to advise that a suspected or known data breach has occurred which includes your organisations personal data, and actions that are being undertaken to limit or mitigate any potential harm.

Help at Hand Support will review the incident to determine possible causes of the breach, and revise our internal policies, procedures or technical implementations to prevent a recurrence.

7. Security Of Data

7.1 Internal Access Of Data

Only Help at Hand Support employees who need to have access to your data for the purposes of performing their duties will have access to your Personal Data.

Help at Hand Support employees and contractors are bound to keep any personal data confidential and are not permitted to access or use your personal data for any purpose other than the performance of their duties.

7.2 General Security

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

8. Changes To This Customer Privacy Policy

We may update our Customer Privacy Policy from time to time and is available on our website.

9. Contact Us

To contact Help at Hand Support regarding any privacy enquiry or complaint, or to request access to your personal data, please contact us at admin@helpathandsupport.com.au.