Our Privacy Statement
right to privacy is important to us
Growth Plan respects your privacy. This Online Privacy Statement is made available to you in order to make you aware of how Growth Plan collects and uses identifying information for individuals who visit Growth Plan’s Web site. Growth Plan is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect information provided to us. From time to time, we may use information provided to us to better serve our customer's needs. This Statement explains what information is collected, how it is collected, how it may be used, and how you can take steps to safeguard your interests.
Growth Plan maintains a list of email addresses for purposes of periodically sending notices via email to people who have elected to receive them. These notices may be new product announcements; newsletters, special event announcements, related product information or other items which Growth Plan believes will be of interest to participants. Additions to the list are by Opt-in only, that is, participants must have voluntarily supplied information to Growth Plan. The information collected and maintained is an individual's email address, and optionally their first and last name. Growth Plan collects information for the email list in the following ways:
These methods are not all-inclusive and Growth Plan may at some time use other methods. In all cases, Growth Plan will update the opt-in database only with information voluntarily supplied by individuals.
- Online registration through the Web site
- Offline registration on the standard Growth Plan registration forms
Individuals wishing to be removed from the opt-in database may do so in one of the following ways:
- Send email to
growthplan.com.au. Either send from your subscribed email address, or give the email address that should be unsubscribed in the email message.
A cookie is a small piece of data placed on a visitor's computer by your web browser when instructed by a web site. The Growth Plan web site uses a cookie to allow clients to log into the password-protected members area of the web site.
Growth Plan does not share or otherwise distribute any information collected online by Growth Plan which can be used to identify directly or indirectly the supplier.
All information gathered by Growth Plan will be strictly confidential between participating businesses and Growth Plan. Whilst group and category averages will be made available to other organisations, no data will be released that may be used to either directly, or indirectly, identify an organisation.
- By email message addressed to admin
Contact information to Growth Plan will be treated as confidential information. Bulk communications will only be made to those who specifically request that they receive such communications.
Confidential Information means all information relating to the Growth Plan Report Service, its Clients, its business, products, or suppliers whether furnished in writing, orally or in any physical, magnetic or electrical configuration which might be considered confidential by the Company including any software, technical information, data, reports, resumes, designs, specifications and diagrams relating to or detailing the reports and the Growth Plan Report Service and any future developments or plans for development of the Growth Plan Report Service, financial, marketing and business reports and information, documents and items in which Intellectual Property rights subsist, secret methods, processes and know-how.
“Growth Plan Report Service” means the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation in a unique and meaningful manner of the data supplied by the Client.
“Intellectual Property” means patents, patent applications, registered trade marks and any other trade marks and designs (whether or not registered), copyright, know-how, trade secrets and confidential information of the Company.
“Writing” includes all forms of electronic communication.
1.1 Growth Plan agrees to keep and maintain as confidential all and any Confidential Information which another party discloses to it.
1.2 The Company will use its best endeavours to keep the information of the Client confidential and will ensure that Non Disclosure Deeds are executed by its employees and subcontractors.
1.3 Growth Plan will immediately notify the other party in writing if it becomes aware of any unauthorised use of Confidential Information or Intellectual Property.
1.4 The Company will not knowingly disclose any Confidential Information of a Client without the prior written consent of the Client.
2.1 The Company makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the reports or their capability to achieve any purpose.
2.2 The Company disclaims all liability to the Client for all claims, expenses, losses, damages and costs that the Client may incur directly or indirectly as a result of the reports provided by the Company, for any reason, being inaccurate or incomplete in any way or incapable of achieving any purpose including, without limitation, loss of profit and damage suffered as a result of claims by any third persons such as a customer or client of the Client.
Acknowledgments and Indemnities
3.1 The Client acknowledges that the Company does not possess a thorough working knowledge of the Client’s business.
3.2 The Client indemnifies and will keep indemnified the Company against the full amount of all claims, actions, suits, demands, proceedings, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (on a full indemnity basis) and whether incurred or awarded against the Company that the Company may sustain or incur as a result, whether directly or indirectly, of any use by the Client of the Growth Plan Report Service once it has been provided by the Company to the Client.