|Pacific National Privacy Statement|
Pacific National provides rail freight services to customers throughout Australia. In undertaking that business it may from time to time be necessary for us to collect, handle and store personal information.
Pacific National is committed to the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988. The purpose of this privacy statement is to explain how Pacific National collects, uses and protects your personal information in accordance with the National Privacy Principles. This statement applies to any personal information that might be provided to us by customers, employees or other members of the public.
Information collected by Pacific National
Pacific National collects personal information about its employees, customers, suppliers, contractors and others that it may deal with in conducting its business as a rail freight provider. Pacific National collects personal information for the following purposes:
Information collected includes contact details, transaction records and some financial and credit details.
Pacific National also collects and uses employee information although that use and collection is largely exempt from the requirements of the Privacy Act.
How We Collect and Store Information
Pacific National may collect personal information when you undertake transactions with us by telephone, send correspondence (whether by letter, fax or email) or if you contact us in person.
Personal information collected by Pacific National is either stored in paper form or stored in computer databases within Pacific Nationalís computer network. Information stored in that computer network is subject to various security processes to protect its confidentiality.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Pacific National may disclose your personal information to third parties, for example, to our sub-contractors or other freight carriers for the purpose for which the information was collected or for a related purpose. We may also disclose your personal information to law enforcement agencies and governments if required. Personal information may also be shared between related companies in the Pacific National group where necessary.
If we disclose information to a third party such as a contractor, that third party is prohibited from using personal information except for the specific purpose for which it was supplied.
Except as described above, Pacific National will not disclose your personal information without your consent unless that disclosure is necessary to prevent a threat to life or health, is authorised or required by law or is necessary to investigate a suspected unlawful activity.
Access to Personal Information & Correcting Information
Pacific National will provide you with access to any information held about you on request unless we are not required to do so under the Privacy Principles. We are entitled to ask you for any reasonable costs of supplying you with access to this information. Pacific National will only disclose personal information to the actual person concerned or to a properly authorised person.
Keeping Your Personal Information Up To Date
We will always attempt to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete, and up-to-date whenever we collect or use it. However, if the personal information we hold is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date you can contact Pacific National and we will take reasonable steps to correct this information.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
Pacific National may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time in line with our business requirements or with any changes in the law. Amendments to this Privacy Statement will be made available on our website pacificnational.com.au.
If you wish to access your personal information, if you have a complaint about a breach of your privacy or you have any questions about how your personal information is collected or used please contact us at the address below.
If you would like any further information or wish to voice your concern on any matter to do with either this policy or use of your personal information, please contact Pacific National Legal Services.