1.1 Salted Signal Labs, ABN 79 162 320 416 ("We/Us/Our") respects your privacy. So that you may understand how
We deal with your Personal Information, We have set out how and why We collect, hold, use, manage and disclose
be interpreted so that "We/Us/Our" includes any of Our related and associated companies. These related and
associated companies include:
1.4 Our business activities and functions include:
1.4.1 promoting, offering, selling and performing cyber security consulting services, technical audit services,
system administration services and related services;
1.4.2 promoting, offering, selling and performing professional services and support services;
1.4.3 promoting, offering, licensing and providing support for software programs;
1.4.4 any business activities related to any of these activities.
and Our related and affiliated companies collect in Our own name.
Information". Both of these terms are defined in the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth).
1.7 "Personal Information" is defined to mean information or an opinion (including information or an opinion
forming part of a database), whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an
individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.
1.8 "Sensitive Information" is defined to mean information or an opinion about an individual's:
1.8.1 racial or ethnic origin;
1.8.2 political opinions;
1.8.3 membership of a political association;
1.8.4 religious beliefs or affiliations;
1.8.5 philosophical beliefs;
1.8.6 membership of a professional or trade association;
1.8.7 membership of a trade union;
1.8.8 sexual preferences or practices;
1.8.9 criminal record;
1.8.10 health information;
1.8.11 genetic information about an individual that is not otherwise health information.
2. Personal Information We Collect and Hold
2.1 We may collect and hold the following types of Personal Information:
2.1.4 job title;
2.1.5 phone number, fax number, email address, skype address and other addresses/contact details/identifiers
used in electronic communications;
2.1.6 information about the products or services that you purchase or consider purchasing from Us, Our suppliers
or business associates;
2.1.7 information about enquiries made to Us, Our suppliers or business associates;
2.1.8 information you provide when you raise a support enquiry or when We are working with you to resolve a
technical or administrative query;
2.1.9 credit card or details of other payment methods used on Our website or to purchase Our products and
2.2 As a rule We do not collect or hold Sensitive Information. The only exception to this rule is where the
Personal Information is directly linked to the individual's employment records and Our collection, holding and
use is permitted by the Privacy Act for the purpose managing the individual’s employment record.
3. How We Collect and Hold Personal Information
3.1 We collect Personal Information in a number of ways, including:
3.1.1 through Our website;
3.1.2 through communications with you, including letters, emails, telephone calls, facsimiles and via social
3.1.3 through communications with others;
3.1.4 in the course of providing Our products and services to you, including providing support through Our
3.1.5 in the course of Our business functions and activities.
3.2 We hold Personal Information:
3.2.1 in Our hard copy files;
3.2.2 in other systems that We use in connection with Our business, some of which may be owned and operated by
3.2.3 in the database associated with Our website.
3.3 Providing it is lawful and practical, We will give you the option of not identifying yourself, using a
pseudonym, or not providing Personal Information when you enter into a transaction or deal with Us.
3.4 If you elect not to provide Us with Personal Information then We may not be able to provide you with the
information, products, services or support that you may want.
3.5 We may receive other unsolicited Personal Information in the course of Our business. We will deal with this
unsolicited Personal Information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
4. The Purposes for which We use Personal Information
4.1 We collect, hold, use and disclose Personal Information for the following purposes:
4.1.1 pursuing Our business activities and functions;
4.1.2 allowing technical support personnel to provide assistance to you (or your employer), if needed;
4.1.3 facilitating transactions between you (or other people for whom you act) and Us or between you (or other
people for whom you act) and other people and organisations with whom We have an established affiliation,
partership or association;
4.1.4 facilitating payment for the purchase of products or services through Our website or otherwise. In this
case you will be directed to (or We may use to facilitate the transaction) a third party website (a secure
internet payment gateway) to enter your credit/debit/charge card or other payment mechanism details. This third
party may in turn integrate the payment software with a third party payment application provider who assists in
managing the payment transaction;
4.1.5 performing any of the features on Our website, e.g. conducting surveys, mail outs, using social media;
4.1.6 improving the quality of Our website and Our products and services;
4.1.7 developing or adding additional products and services from Us or existing or new people and organisations
that are accessible via Our website;
4.1.8 training and quality assurance purposes;
4.1.9 administrative purposes;
4.1.10 allowing the technical support personnel to manage Our infrastructure, systems, databases other
applications or tools;
4.1.11 statistical analysis of the usage of Our website or applications or tools that are accessed via the
4.1.12 complying with the law, including privacy legislation.
any agreement we have with you or as required by law.
4.3 If You have given Us your express informed consent to provide you with direct marketing communications We
may collect, hold, use and disclose Personal Information in accordance with that consent to enable Us to provide
you (or other people who you are acting for) information about, and offer you (or other people who you are
acting for), products and services.
4.3.1 If you give Us consent to provide you with direct marketing communications We will provide a simple means
where You can request not to receive direct marketing communications. You may also request that We do not
provide your Personal Information to any of our suppliers or business associates in order for them to provide
you with direct marketing communications. If We use a third party source to obtain Personal Information about
you for the purpose of direct marketing to you, you may request that We disclose the source of that information.
We will comply with any request made under this clause within a reasonable period and at no cost to you.
4.3.2 You consent to Us using any Personal Information that We collect for any one of the purposes in this
5. Disclosure of the Personal Information Overseas
5.1 We may send Personal Information overseas in the following circumstances:
5.1.1 where We have a related or affiliated company assisting Us with our business activities and functions;
5.1.2 where We have a supplier assisting Us with our business activities and functions. We have no control over
where these suppliers hold or process their data and it is impractical for Us to be able to advise you of the
countries where the Personal Information may be held or processed.
5.1.3 where Our website, or any hosting service We use to support our managed services, software or software as
a service, is hosted by Us or a third party, and the hosting facilities and/or the back-up/disaster recovery
sites are located overseas. We have no control over where these third party providers host the website and it is
impractical for Us to be able to advise you of the countries where the Personal Information may be held or
5.1.4 where a third party application is being used in connection with Our interactions with you, e.g. when We
use email or Skype the third party providers of the relevant application have their applications hosted
overseas. We have no control over where these third party providers host their applications and it is
impractical for Us to be able to advise you of the countries where the Personal Information may be held or
5.2 The countries to which We know the Personal Information may be sent include:
5.2.1 the United States of America;
6. Use of Social Media
Our website uses social media includes blogs, Twitter feeds, and links to other social media, including
Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. The nature of social media is that these applications actively enable exchange
and disclosure of any information, whether personal or otherwise, that is included within those applications.
All information, including Personal Information that you enter in those applications may be used, stored,
handled and disclosed in any way that is consistent with the privacy policies of the relevant applications, if
any. All information that is posted in a blog, twitter feed or other social media in connection with the website
should be considered as public information that may be used, copied and adapted by any person for any means and
should not be posted unless you are prepared to specifically state what restrictions on use there may be with
that information or are prepared to accept that it may be used, copied, adapted, stored, handled and disclosed
to any other person in any way.
7. Cookies, Metadata and Site Data Activity
7.1 A cookie is a small piece of data which is given to your web browser by Our website.
access Our services. We also use the information contained in cookies to uniquely identify and remember your web
browser on an on-going basis.
notified when they are being used, by adopting the appropriate settings on your browser. If you do not allow
cookies to be used some or all of the website or other applications or tools on it might not be accessible to
7.4 Sometimes information that you upload is provided with associated metadata. If you do not want Us to use the
metadata you must remove it before uploading it onto the website and other applications and tools.
7.5 We may collect data that is associated with your visit, including the pages your visit, the activities you
do, the preferences you make, the applications and tools you use and the purchases you make and the competitions
you enter. We may also collect information relating to the computer, mobile phone or other device including the
device type, the browser, location, IP address and search words used. We may collect, use, disclose and store
8. Links to other Websites and Applications
Our website includes links to other websites, applications and tools that are not owned or operated by Us. We
not responsible for the content of those websites, applications or tools, nor for any products, services or
information contained in them or offered through them. You should review the privacy policies and terms and
conditions of use of those websites, applications and tools when you visit them.
9. Accessing and Seeking Correction of Your Personal
Information or Filing a Complaint
9.1 If you want to find out what Personal Information We hold on You or You believe any of your Personal
Information that is held by Us is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading or it is not
necessary for Us to continue to hold it, you can contact Us, and We will either provide you with access to the
Personal Information (in so far as We are required to do so by law,) or We will correct it, as applicable,
within a reasonable period. We may make a reasonable charge for giving you access to your Personal Information,
but We will not charge for you making the request, correcting Personal Information or making a statement as to
why We are not correcting your Personal Information. You can contact Us by:
9.1.1 writing to Us via the email address listed on Our Contact page, or
9.1.2 calling the telephone number listed on Our Contact page.
9.2 If You wish to complain about a breach of any Australian Privacy Principle that binds Us, a registered
9.2.1 writing to Us via the email address listed on Our Contact page, or
9.2.2 calling the telephone number listed on Our Contact page.
9.3 We will use Our best efforts to respond to any complaint within 5 business days of the date of receipt. We
will attempt to resolve your complaint quickly and to your satisfaction. Complaints can be lodged via our
contact page or by telephone or post. If you are not satisfied with how We deal with your complaint you may
contact the Australian Information Commissioner, whose contact details can be found at