The Award Bookkeeping Company is committed to providing you with the highest levels of customer service. This includes protecting your privacy. The Award Bookkeeping Company is bound by the National Privacy Principles, which sets out a number of principles concerning the protection of your personal information.
The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 became effective from 21 December 2001, and allows for the recognition of self-regulatory privacy codes backed by default legislative principles and a complaint handling regime. The Act requires most private sector organisations to comply with 10 National Privacy Principles (NPPs). The NPPs establish minimum standards in relation to the collection, holding, use disclosure, management, access, correction and disposal of personal information about natural persons.
The Award Bookkeeping Company is strongly committed to the protection of personal information and has adopted the recommendations of the NPPs, both for this web site, and the manner we conduct our business generally. This Privacy Statement will explain how we protect your personal information in the light of the NPPs.
The Award Bookkeeping Company and its franchisees collects information necessary for them to perform their services to its clients.
Your personal information may be used to:
Your personal information is also collected so The Award Bookkeeping Company can promote and market its services to you. We do this to keep you informed of our products, services and special offers.
The Award Bookkeeping Company provides these details to no other party. Client and franchisees details are collected purely for the purposes of The Award Bookkeeping Company administering its business. Email addresses are not provided to any party external to our company unless it is with your prior consent. Email newsletters which are sent to you, are sent in such a manner that no other recipient of that email can see who the other recipients are.
The primary purposes for the collection of information is to enable our franchisee and clients to comply with Section 251L of the Income Tax Assessment Act (1936). If a secondary purpose arises that is unrelated to the primary purpose, then we undertake to advise you of such a purpose at the time of collection.
We take all reasonable steps to ensure information we have collected is accurate and complete. We always attempt to ensure you have the ability to automatically update the information we hold.
We place a strong emphasis on the security of your information and use industry standard encryption technologies such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, when transferring and receiving data. SSL is compatible with recent versions of all major browsers. We take reasonable steps to protect personal information from misuse and loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Our staff are trained to respect personal information with the utmost confidentiality.
We are open with you about the kind of personal information we collect and will update this Privacy Statement to reflect any changes as they happen.
By providing our clients and franchisees with the ability to request to view the information we hold on them, we are ensuring you have the ability to access and correct that information as required.
We have adopted our own unique identifier for each client and franchisee. We have not adopted as our own, any identifiers assigned by government agencies.
Due to the nature of our business, we cannot give you the ability to transact with us anonymously. However, you are free to make enquiries of us without divulging your identity.
Once we have received your information it is not passed onto any other organisation outside our own.
We have no purpose in collecting information which reveals the racial or ethnic origins of our members, nor their political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union memberships, health status, or sexual orientation.
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Award Names Franchise of the Year
The Award Bookkeeping Company is pleased to announce the winner of the Franchisee of the Year for 2012 is John Maher, owner of The Award Bookkeeping Company – Loganholme, which is based in Brisbane.
The announcement was made at the Award Bookkeeping Company’s 2013 Annual National Conference which was held at the Marriott Hotel Circular Quay in Sydney this week-end.
Speaking at the Conference, the managing director of the Award Bookkeeping Company, Patricia Howard, said it was significant that such a long-standing franchisee had won the converted Franchisee of the Year Award.