Personal information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
This includes information such as name, date of birth, gender, contact information, credit/debit card information and any other information about your personal history that you have disclosed to us.
Hurdle collects personal information from people who are connected to its operations and activities – including employees, program participants, recipients of services, suppliers, supporters, volunteers and services or enterprise supply chain providers.
Where possible, Hurdle will collect your personal information directly from you. This may be in person on the telephone, by mail or online when you register your interest, apply for enrolment, request certain services or products, or otherwise contact or do business with us.
We also obtain personal information from third parties such as government agencies, medical professionals, social and community workers. Should we collect information about you from a third party we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are or have been made aware of the request.
Hurdle may collect your personal information for a number of purposes, including to:
Wherever practicable, we will provide you with a collection notice which explains the primary purpose
for which we are collecting your personal information.
As part of administering Hurdle services, we may collect sensitive information. Sensitive information is defined by law as the following type of information: racial or ethnic origin; political opinions; membership of a political association; religious beliefs or associations; philosophical beliefs; memberships; sexual orientation; genetic information; biometric information; biometric templates. We will only collect these types of information if it is necessary to deliver a service to you, or where it is required for research purposes and you have specifically consented to the collection of that information
We may need to disclose your personal information to others in order to carry out our services, programs and activities. This may include
Wherever practicable, we will provide you with a collection notice which explains the circumstances in
which we might disclose your personal information.
Hurdle has taken strong measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honoured. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Your personal information is only shared outside the company with your permission, under the conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in locations where Hurdle, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.
Hurdle will, upon your request, and subject to applicable privacy laws, provide you with access to your personal information that is held by us. However, we request that you identify, as clearly as possible, the type/s of information requested. We will deal with your request to provide access to your personal information within 30 days and you agree we may charge you our reasonable costs incurred in supplying you with access to this information.
Your rights to access personal information are not absolute and in certain circumstances, privacy laws dictate that we are not required to grant access such as