Privacy Policy

Magnet Capital Pty LTD (Magnet) is committed to providing professional services and respecting the privacy of your personal information. We are bound by the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 2001. This Privacy Policy explains how we will collect, store, verify, use and disclose the information we hold about you and the conditions under which your information may be accessed.

A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, bank details, TFNs and phone numbers. Magnet collects and maintains personal information that is necessary to enable us to deliver our services or products for our primary business activities.
We will collect personal information directly from you when you apply for a product or a service which we are obliged to do by law prior to providing you with a product or service When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it. On occasion we may collect personal information about you from third parties, for example credit reporting agencies, share registries or regulatory authorities. Information that we collect will be limited to that required to provide you with our services

Sensitive Information

Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.

Sensitive information will be used by us only:

  • For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
  • For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
  • With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.

Third Parties

Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Your Personal Information may be disclosed under a limited number of circumstances including the following:

  • Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
  • Where required or authorised by law.

Staff members at Magnet will be able to access the information you share with us, but only when they need it to provide you with a product or service.
We never share your personally identifiable information with advertisers without your express permission. If you choose to use the goods and services advertised, disclose your personal information directly to those companies or grant them permission to collect information about you, then their use of your information is governed by their privacy policies.

Security of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.

While we do everything we can to protect your information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.
By using our services and products, you acknowledge that we are not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorised manner.

Access to your Personal Information

You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.

Magnet will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.

In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.

Policy Updates

This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.

Making a Privacy Complaint

If you have a concern about your privacy, you have the right to make a complaint and we will do everything within reason to resolve the matter.

To lodge a complaint, please contact us at the details listed above. Within 7 days we will contact you and assign you a contact person within the licensee. We will review your situation and try to resolve it straight away. We keep you updated on the progress we’re making towards fixing the problem.

Usually, it takes only a few days to resolve a complaint. However, if we are unable to provide a final response within 45 days, we’ll contact you to explain why and discuss a timeframe to resolve the complaint.

If you raised the matter with us and it has not been resolved to your satisfaction, you can refer your complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. We suggest you do this only once you have followed our internal complaint processes set out above.

You may contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner via