DC ACCOUNTANTS - Melbourne - Tax - Small Business - Superannuation


Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy is important to DC Accountants Pty Ltd ('DC Accountants'). DC Accountants have a commitment to respecting your privacy and complying with the National Privacy Principles ("NPPs") and the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 (Cth) ("The Act").
As a chartered accounting firm DC Accountants collects and holds a large range of highly sensitive personal and commercial information. DC Accountants places a high priority on the security of information held by our firm. We recognise your right to privacy and treat your personal information as private and confidential and we will not disclose this information to others without your consent and as required to by law. We have developed this policy to inform you how we manage your personal information to maintain its integrity and security. To comply with our obligation under the NPPs, we have developed a privacy policy that sets out how we manage privacy in our organization.

Privacy and Confidentiality
As responsible corporate citizens we appreciate the importance of privacy and confidentiality. This part of the obligation remains unchanged by this privacy policy. This privacy policy deals with your additional right to privacy and is independent to our contractual and ethical obligations.

Who is DC Accountants?
DC Accountants is a business consulting and chartered accounting firm with an office located in Melbourne, Victoria with particular expertise in Business, Corporate Advisory, Taxation and Superannuation Services.

Information Collection and Use of Information
DC Accountants collects personal information in order to conduct our business, to provide and market our services and to comply with our legal obligations.
The type of personal information that DC Accountants collects and holds includes, but is not limited to name, address, contact details, date of birth, occupation, financial information and other information which assists us in conducting our business, providing and marketing our services and complying with our legal obligations.

Use and Disclosure of Private Information
DC Accountants will only use and disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which it is collected, other than in the manner contemplated in the NPPs. DC Accountants is not to use or disclose personal information other than for the purpose for which it was collected or any reasonable secondary purpose, unless a secondary purpose which is related to the primary purpose, where that relationship is reasonably accepted, and in other circumstances authorized by the NPPs. DC Accountants collects, uses and discloses your personal information for the following purposes:

We will only disclose your personal information to:

How Will We Keep Your Personal Information Secure?
DC Accountants will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds. The staff of DC Accountants are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information and the privacy of individuals and corporations. We take reasonable steps to protect against loss, misuse and/or alteration of the personal information under our control, for example by the use of physical security, information destruction devices and the restriction of access to and modification of electronic records.
Where we no longer require your personal information for a permitted person under the Act, we would take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify the information.

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information
Subject to the exceptions set out in the Act, you may gain access to the personal information we hold about you. You will be required to verify your identity and specify the information that you require. We will not charge you to respond to such a request unless we incur costs in providing the information. If a fee is to be charged, we will attempt to advise you of the likely cost in advance. We will make all efforts to ensure that personal information that we hold is accurate, complete and up to date. We encourage you to contact us in order to update any personal information we hold about you. Please contact your regular DC Accountants representative in the first instance.

Changes to the Privacy Statement
We may change our policies and update the Privacy Statement from time to time. We may send you updated Privacy Statement using methods we choose from time to time, and may publish it on our website at www.dcaccountants.com.au
To get a copy of our most current Privacy Statement, please contact us.

If you have any concerns or inquiries about how we deal with your personal information, you should contact us.


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