Corporate Lifeline is committed to providing you with the highest level of service. This includes protecting your privacy. From 21 December 2001, we have been bound by new sections of the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1998, setting out a number of principles concerning the protection of your personal information. Following is the information that the Privacy Act requires us to communicate to all of our clients. We recommend you keep a copy of this information.
Corporate Lifeline was created to provide information and assist distressed companies facing financial difficulties by providing a help desk consultation service from specialists in this field. We have staff in every major city in Australia and have a highly experienced team dedicated to working closely with you to work out the best way to get through your financial distress. You can trust our staff to deliver results and resolve your problem. We will guide you through the correct processes and protect you during these difficult times.
Whether you are dealing with bankruptcy, corporate insolvency, liquidation, director penalty notices or more we will select the right team to work with you and who will be fully committed to finding the right solution for you.
Personal information held by Corporate Lifeline may include your name, current and previous addresses, telephone/mobile phone numbers, email address, employer, and occupation. We also hold details of any services
provided to you by Corporate Lifeline. If you choose not to provide personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the services you or your organisation requires, or the level of service on which we pride
Corporate Lifeline collects personal information in a number of ways, including:
• directly from you when you provide information by phone or in documents such as a survey form;
• from third parties such as our related firms and associations;
• from publicly available sources of information;
• from the organisations identified below under “When we disclose you personal information”;
• from our own records of how you use Corporate Lifeline services; and
• when required to do so by Federal or State legislation.
Your personal information may be used in order to:
• provide the services you require;
• administer and manage those services, including charging, billing and collecting debts;
• inform you of ways the services provided could be improved;
• research and develop our services; and
• gain an understanding of your information and financial needs in order for us to provide you with a better service.
Your personal information is also used to promote and market other services which we consider may be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to contact you regarding other services please call the privacy officer in your local office and advise accordingly.
For the purposes set out above, we may disclose your personal information to organisations outside Corporate Lifeline. The organisations to which we may disclose information include:
• outsourced providers associated to the services we provide to you, including;
◦ mailing services,
◦ billing and debt-recovery functions,
◦ information technology services, and
◦ marketing services;
• your representatives (eg. authorised representatives, financial or legal advisors); government and regulatory authorities and other organisations, as required or authorised by law; and
our related firms.
Corporate Lifeline takes all reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information we collect, use, and disclose is accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
However, the accuracy of that information depends to a large extent on the information you provide. That is why we recommend that you:
• let us know if there are any errors in personal information, and
• keep us up-to-date with changes to personal information such as your name and address.
You have a right to access your personal information, subject to some exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know. For security reasons, you may be required to put your request in writing. Corporate Lifeline reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for and providing access to your information.