Welcome to Russell Johnson & Associates Pty Ltd ABN: 52 658 313 378, located at Level 40, 140 William Street, Melbourne 3000, Australia.
Information we collect – 1
Some of the work we conduct involves our clients sharing with us information contained in their professional marketing collateral (résumé/CV, LinkedIn Profile etc) as well as information about their personal and career history. Information contained in the documents and conversations we conduct is held in the strictest confidence, and never shared with any third party unless required by law. From time to time, our consultants will discuss a client’s situation or circumstances with other members of our team to gain beneficial insights and perspectives. These discussions are confidential, and no staff member is permitted to ever share identifying information with any third party, except with the express written permission of the client.
Recommendations & Endorsements
Throughout its history, Russell Johnson & Associates in its various trading forms has gratefully received thousands of client referrals, recommendations and verbal/written endorsements. From time to time, we may include excerpts from written recommendations in our marketing collateral. Clients include their identifying information in these documents and although we believe this is intended as approval for their publication, for the further protection of our clients’ privacy, we do not include their contact details in our online marketing.
Information we collect – 2
We may collect the following identifying information: name, contact information including email and physical addresses, phone number/s, and demographic information such as postcode and professional & personal circumstances.
What we do with this information
We require this information to understand and best respond to your needs, to continually improve our services, and particularly for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping: To improve our services we may periodically send emails about new services or other information we believe you may find interesting using the address you provided. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or letter.
- Security: We are committed to ensuring your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
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Links to other websites
Our website/s may contain links to third party websites. However, once you leave our website/s, we do not have any control over such sites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting them and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should review the privacy statement applicable to the site in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
If you do not wish to be contacted by us about new services or for research purposes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, including ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line and using the email address corresponding to the one on our database, enabling us to match/remove your details. If you previously agreed to our using your information for marketing purposes, you may change your mind by emailing us at email@example.com. We will not release your personal information to third parties unless required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information that we hold about you under the Privacy Act 1988 as amended. A fee of $50 will be charged. If you believe any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please advise us. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
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Last Updated: 12 May 2023