This policy outlines our practices for managing the personal information we hold
about our registered members, potential members and others. The purpose of this
policy is to allow users of the MotorShout website and/or services to make an
informed decision when releasing personal information. MotorShout values the
privacy of the users of its website and services.
In summary, 'personal information' is information or an opinion relating to an individual
which can be used to identify that individual.
Why does MotorShout collect personal information?
We collect personal information in order to conduct our business, to provide and
market our services and to meet our legal obligations.
About whom does MotorShout collect personal information?
The type of information we may collect and hold includes (but is not limited to)
personal information about:
- registered members and potential members; and
- suppliers and their employees.
What kinds of personal information does MotorShout collect?
In general, the type of personal information we collect and hold includes (but is
not limited to) names, addresses, contact details, occupations and other information
which assists us in conducting our business, providing and marketing our services
and products and meeting our legal obligations.
In most cases, if personal information we request is not provided, we may not be
able to supply the relevant product or service.
How does MotorShout collect personal information?
Personal Information you provide: We will generally collect personal
information by way of forms filled out online or sent to us by fax or post, in face-to-face
meetings, interviews, business cards, telephone conversations and from third parties.
This may mean you may not be able to use some of our online services.
How might MotorShout use and disclose your personal information?
We may use and disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which
it is collected, for reasonably expected secondary purposes which are related to
the primary purpose and in other circumstances authorised by law.
In general, we use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
- to conduct our business;
- to provide and market our products and services;
to communicate with you;
- to purchase from you;
- to comply with our legal
- to help us manage and enhance our services.
You may opt-out of receiving from us any or all emails that advertise or promote
goods or services. Our promotional emails will contain a link allowing you to adjust
your email subscription preferences so that you are removed from our marketing mailing
We may perform statistical analyses by aggregating personal information of all users
or groups of users of our website or services and provide this information to other
parties, including advertisers, for marketing and promotional purposes. However,
the information provided will not be in a form that will allow any third party to
identify you personally.
We may also use your personal information if we reasonably believe that doing so
may mitigate our liability.
To whom might MotorShout disclose your personal information?
We may disclose your personal information to:
- other companies or individuals who assist us in providing services or who perform
functions on our behalf (such as our mailing house);
- courts, tribunals and regulatory
authorities if required by law; and
- anyone else to whom you authorise us to
What about linked third party websites?
Our website may contain links to third party websites not associated with MotorShout.
We do not share personal information with those websites and are not responsible
for their privacy practices. If you click on a link to a third party website, you
about you (if any) has been collected.
Management of personal information
We take reasonable steps to keep personal information secure and protect personal
information we hold from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification
or disclosure, for example by use of physical security and restricted access to
MotorShout personnel are required to respect the confidentiality of personal
information and the privacy of individuals.
Where we no longer require your personal information for a lawful purpose, we will
take reasonable steps to destroy it.
How does MotorShout keep personal information accurate and up-to-date?
We endeavour to ensure that the personal information 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. Our contact details are set out below. If any of the information
that you provide to us when you register as a member changes, you can update the
information yourself via the MotorShout website.
You have the ability to gain access to your personal information
Subject to the exceptions set out in the Privacy Act, you may gain access to the
personal information which we hold about you by contacting
We will require you to verify your identity and to specify what information you
require. A fee may be charged for providing access. We will advise you of the likely
cost in advance.
What about non-personal information?
We may collect and use browser related information, IP addresses, requested URL's,
referring URL's and timestamp data. We use this information to maintain the MotorShout
website and provide the MotorShout services. We may also use this information
to perform statistical analyses and inform advertisers of such information.
Children under 13 years of age are not permitted to access our website or our services
and we do not collect personal information about children under 13 years of age.
If we become aware that a child under 13 years of age is accessing our website or
services, we will contact the child only to inform that he or she is not permitted
to access the website or use our services.
Merger, sale or insolvency
If MotorShout is to be acquired by or merge with another entity we may transfer
or assign the information we have collected about users as part of the acquisition,
sale, merger or change of control. We may not be able to control how personal information
collected is used in the event of insolvency, receivership or assignment for the
benefit of creditors.
Updates to this policy
We may change the terms of this policy at any time. If a material change is made,
we will notify you of the change by displaying a notice on the homepage of our website.
It is your responsibility to review this policy periodically. Your continued use
of our website indicates your assent to be bound by any changes to this policy.
If you have any questions about privacy issues please contact