Viking Transport Personal Information Management Statement
Protecting personal information provided to us is important. We hope that this Personal Information Management Statement (Privacy Statement) will help you understand how Viking Transport collects, uses and safeguards your personal information in accordance with the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.
Personal Information Collection
In its capacity as a provider of transport and logistics, Viking Transport collects personal information about its employees, clients, suppliers, sub-contractors and others with whom it deals, in order that it can effectively conduct its business.
The primary purpose for collecting, holding and using the personal information is for the establishment and maintenance of records for our clients, suppliers of goods and services, and others with whom we conduct business in order that we can work effectively with them. Viking Transport collects personal information from credit applications, contracts, electronic transactions, and at the time of performing transport and logistics services.
Access and Correction
You can contact the Company Secretary (see below) if you would like details of personal information which may be held about you or if you wish to correct any personal information held. Upon such request, Viking Transport asks for your co-operation to gather all personal information within 14 work days.
To ensure the integrity and safety of personal information, Viking Transport will normally only disclose personal information it holds to the individual concerned or to someone having proper authorisation or authority to request such information, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements. Viking Transport may also disclose personal information to its advisers and other parties e.g. mailing houses and collection agents in connection with the present and future conduct of its business.
Viking Transport work with these advisors and other parties to ensure that all personal information we provide them is kept secure, confidential and is only used to perform the task for which we have engaged them. Viking Transport also endeavour to ensure that our employees are aware of, and comply with their obligation in relation to the handling of personal information.
Storage and Security of Personal Information
Personal information is stored in a combination of secure computer storage facilities maintained within Viking Transport’ computer network and paper based files. Viking Transport is committed to taking all reasonable precautions to protect any personal information held, from loss, misuse or alteration. We use a range of security processes to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information held.
Changes to this statement
Any changes made to this statement from time to time will be incorporated in an updated version which will be made available on our website - www.vikingtransport.com.au. You are also able to obtain a copy of this Privacy Statement by contacting 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:
24 Pascoe Vale Road, Oak Park, Vic 3024
Telephone: (03) 4545 7750
Facsimile: (03) 4545 4545