Effective Date: 1st March 2020
Personal Information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable, whether the information or opinion is true or not and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
Sensitive Information is a special category of information. Sensitive information may include information about the following:
The Privacy Act protects your sensitive information. Where we need this information for your account or use of our services, we’ll ask for your permission — except where otherwise allowed by law.
The Monster Group will only collect your personal information by lawful and fair means. The information we collect depends on what services you use and how you use them. As part of our business, we will require you to provide your personal information on a regular basis. It is standard practice for The Monster Group to collect information in the following ways:
We collect the following types of Personal Information:
Personal Information you provide to us directly:
We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the services we provide. These tools collect information sent by your device or computer on our service, including the web pages you visit, add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving the service. We collect and use this analytics information with analytics information from other users so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any particular user.
A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer but not you.
You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do so, some pages in the website may not work properly.
Cookies are either persistent or session based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiry date, and may be used to track your browsing behavior upon return to the issuing website. Session cookies are short-lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser.
Our website may use both kinds of cookies to provide a rich and session based experience. The cookies are used to enable us to track users’ browsing patterns in order to provide statistical information to improve the usability of the website.
The Monster Group may use your personal information for a variety of reasons including:
We may also (from time to time) use the personal information for purposes as required or authorised by law. In addition to this, you may provide consent (oral, written or implied through your conduct) to us using the personal information for purposes other than listed above.
Monster Group would like to reassure its customers that their data is securely stored in Australia (in a Sydney based data centre). All the information in the data centre is encrypted. All the information to and from the data centre is encrypted. Monster Group runs backup of the data nightly and stores backup copies on the Australian server.
We store information in different ways, including in hardcopy and electronic form including cloud based services.
Our security safeguards include:
We may disclose to third parties overseas your personal information. Where your personal information is held overseas, we or the overseas service providers may disclose your information when required by Australian or foreign law.
We may use different cloud and other web based services in providing our services. Some of the web based services we use include Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services.
We take privacy and security seriously and take a shared responsibility approach when engaging with third party service providers. Meaning, we not only ensure our systems and practices are up to date and fit for purpose, but also those who we engage.
Google and Amazon undergo several independent third-party audits on a regular basis. These audits verify the security, privacy and compliance controls present in the Google and Amazon centres, its infrastructure and its operations.
In relation to privacy and data protection, Google and Amazon have an ISO27018 Certificate (which is audited annually) which certificate relates to cloud privacy and is an international standard of practice for protection of personally identifiable information and otherwise complies with, and addresses, the APPs.
Contact us: If you believe that your privacy has been breached or you have a complaint about our handling of your personal information, please contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will investigate your complaint and provide you with a response.
Contact a dispute resolution provider: If you are not satisfied with our response, then you may lodge a formal complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (www.oaic.gov.au).