The Privacy of your personal information is a priority for us at Amanda Energy Pty Ltd (Amanda, we or us). We respect your rights to privacy under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) and we are committed to complying with the Privacy Act’s requirements for collecting and managing your personal information.
When you make contact with Amanda, you usually have to identify yourself by providing your personal information. We may not be able to do business with you or answer your enquiry if we are not able to identify you.
Depending on the type of contact you with us, we may collect and hold a range of different kinds of personal information about you. This may include your name, current and previous addresses, date of birth, telephone number, email address, bank account and credit card details, credit history, concession or discount entitlements, shareholdings, qualifications, proof of right to work, and information about the services provided to you. This is not an exhaustive list.
Directly from you: Unless it is unreasonable or impracticable to do so, we try to collect your personal information directly from you. We may contact you through our website, by social media, by telephone, through letters and emails, or in person.
From third parties: We may also collect personal information about you from third parties, including your authorised representative, our agents or third parties with whom we have business
We collect your personal information so we can identify you and interact with you.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties in the conduct of our business. If third parties act on our behalf, we ask them to hold, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act.
We may disclose your personal information to other third parties (often referred to as service providers) that we engage or we are engaged by for the purposes of their work. These third parties include information technology suppliers, meter reading and maintenance contractors, debt collection agencies, marketing and advertising agencies and contractors, mailing and logistics providers, our joint venture partners, entities for whom we act or provide functions, government and regulatory authorities, and our professional advisors (such as accountants, auditors and lawyers).
These third parties may provide us with personal information they have collected from you in the course of providing relevant products or services.
Securing your information: We store information in different ways, including in hard copy and electronic form. Our security safeguards include:
How to opt out of receiving cookies: If you do not wish to receive cookies or publicly available advertising identifiers provided by operating systems like iOS and Android, you can set your browser or device to opt-out.
Why we log trends: We may log IP addresses to review trends, manage our websites, track users’ movements and gather broad information on users.
Ensuring your information is correct: We rely on the personal and credit-related information that we receive to conduct our business. We take reasonable steps to make sure the personal and credit related information we collect, use and disclose about you is correct, complete and relevant for the purpose for which we collect it.
Providing you with access to your information: When you request information we hold about you, we will try to provide you with a way to access it. For example, we may make the information available at our offices, or we may post or email it to you. Subject to exceptions permitted by law, we will provide access within a reasonable time. We may charge a fee to cover our costs of providing access, however we will not charge you a fee for making the request for access or for making any changes to your personal or credit related information. We may refuse to give you access to your personal or credit-related information in line with the Privacy Act.
Correcting your information: If you believe that any personal or credit related information we hold about you is not correct, out-of-date, incomplete, or misleading, then you may ask us to correct it using the contact details in section 10.We will consider whether the information requires correction and notify you of our review.
Telling a third party about a correction: If we correct any personal information, you may ask us to notify a third party of that correction. We will take reasonable steps to do so.
Contact us: If you believe that your privacy has been breached or you have a complaint about our handling of your personal or credit related information, please contact us using the details below. We will investigate your complaint and provide you with a response. Contact a dispute resolution provider: If you are not satisfied with our response, then you may lodge a formal complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (www.oaic.gov.au). If your complaint relates to credit related information, you may also make a complaint to a third party dispute resolution provider instead of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. We will tell you who the dispute resolution provider is when we write to you about your credit related complaint.
If you want to opt out of marketing from Amanda, you can contact us:
By telephone or post: Alternatively, you can call us on 08 9430 7048 or write to us at Amanda Energy PO Box 867, Cottesloe WA 6911.