3 July, 2013
This policy applies to personal information that Free Accounting Pty Ltd collects. Free Accounting Pty Ltd collects personal information that is necessary for the provision of our products, services and website.
Personal information means information or an opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.
Type of information collected
The type of personal information that Free Accounting Pty Ltd collects about you depends on the transactions you undertake with the organization. For example we will collect personal information from you if you:
- Register for use of the Free Accounting Pty Ltd system; or
- Engage us for accounting services;
If you choose not to provide the personal information requested, Free Accounting Pty Ltd may not be able to provide you with the products/services you require.
Use and confidentiality of personal information
Every user of Free Accounting Software has a public profile that display's their real name. You may choose to add other information to this public profile including a description of your business and link to your website. If you are not comfortable with this then you can deactivate your account. Note that use of a fake name is a breach of the terms and conditions.
Your personal information may be used in order to provide the products and services you have requested. Personal information acquired by Free Accounting Pty Ltd is subject to strict confidentiality requirements.
Free Accounting Pty Ltd may engage third parties to provide you with goods or services on our behalf. In that circumstance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties in order to meet your request for products and services. These third parties are are bound by confidentiality requirements and may be subject to disciplinary action including termination and criminal prosecution if they fail to meet these requirements.
Free Accounting Pty Ltd is a Chartered Accounting practice. As such Free Accounting Pty Ltd has established and maintained a system of quality control in accordance with the relevant Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board Limited (APESB) standard. As a result, our files may be subject to review as part of the quality control review program of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand which monitors compliance with professional standards by its members. If requested by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand your information may be made available under this program.
Free Accounting Pty Ltd takes appropriate security measures to protect your information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or loss of data. Our information security measures include:
- Password protection of your account;
- Encrypted access to the website;
- Optional security tokens;
- Physical security of your information on our servers; and
- Daily data backups.
Transborder Data Flows
Free Accounting Pty Ltd is an Australian company and does not transfer your information to organizations outside of Australia.