This policy applies to mercedesonline.com.au.com.au and explains how mercedesonline.com.au uses personal information collected through the 'Site'.
mercedesonline.com.au collects personal information from a variety of sources, including from members of the public, advertisers, prospective employees, mailing lists, recruitment agencies, contractors and business partners.
In general, the personal information mercedesonline.com.au collects includes (but is not limited to) name, address, contact details, gender, occupation, in some cases membership of professional associations and, where relevant, financial information, including credit card information, banking details and income information.
Personal Information you provide: We store the personal information you enter on the mercedesonline.com.au website or give to mercedesonline.com.au in other ways. We obtain most personal information through the posting of ads or discussion forums via the mercedesonline.com.au website. You may provide information when you request or acquire a product or service from mercedesonline.com.au or its related companies, provide a product or service to mercedesonline.com.au, complete a survey or questionnaire, enter a competition, participate in forums or when you communicate with mercedesonline.com.au by e-mail, telephone or in writing (for example if you contact customer service or provide feedback).
Automatic collection: Cookies: We may use a feature of your browser called a cookie to assign your computer a 'User ID'. Cookies do not contain information by which mercedesonline.com.au can identify you. They identify your computer to our servers. You may configure your browser so that you are notified before a cookie is downloaded or so that your browser does not accept cookies. mercedesonline.com.au may use information contained in cookies to make assumptions about the user of the computer and to provide users of that computer with focused advertising which mercedesonline.com.au believes may be of interest, based on that information. To disable your cookies, please refer to the help menu within your Internet browser.
Indirect collection: mercedesonline.com.au endeavours to collect personal information about an individual only from that individual. In some circumstances mercedesonline.com.au may obtain personal information from a third party. If you provide personal information about another person to mercedesonline.com.au, mercedesonline.com.au requires that you inform that person you have done so and provide them with a copy of this policy.
mercedesonline.com.au generally uses personal information to:
If you do not provide mercedesonline.com.au with that information, mercedesonline.com.au will not be able to provide you with the requested product or service.
mercedesonline.com.au may disclose personal information to other companies in the mercedesonline.com.au Group which may only use it as set out above.mercedesonline.com.au may also provide your information to:
If mercedesonline.com.au sells part of its business, personal information may be part of the assets transferred to the purchaser.
The mercedesonline.com.au Network contains features where you are invited to send personal information to organisations other than mercedesonline.com.au. The choice to send such information to these organisations is entirely yours. You should be aware that any such information you choose to send will not be bound by this policy.
"Sensitive Information" means information relating to a person's racial or ethnic origin, membership of political bodies, religion, membership of a trade union or professional or trade association, sexual preferences, criminal record and health.
mercedesonline.com.au may use and disclose Sensitive Information only for the purpose for which it was provided or a directly related secondary purpose or as allowed by law unless you have agreed otherwise.
mercedesonline.com.au protects the personal information mercedesonline.com.au holds from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure by various means including firewalls, pass word access, secure servers and encryption of credit card transactions.
mercedesonline.com.au endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
You can generally update personal information that is not membership information on the mercedesonline.com.au website where you submitted that information. Where personal information is no longer required by mercedesonline.com.au, it will be destroyed or de-identified.
You have the right to seek access the personal information held about you and to advise mercedesonline.com.au of any inaccuracy. There are some exceptions to this right set out in the Privacy Act.
If you make an access request, mercedesonline.com.au will ask you to verify your identity and specify what information you require. mercedesonline.com.au may charge a fee to cover the costs of meeting your request.