Performance Automobiles PTY LTD (ABN 57 120 402 806) and its subsidiary Porsche Centre Hobart (PCH) is committed to protecting your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) including the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) set out in the Privacy Act.
Personal information is information or an opinion, in any form and whether true or not, that identifies an individual.
PCH will not collect personal information about you unless that information is reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities. PCH will collect personal information only by fair and lawful means, including from third parties, websites, social media channels, email or personal meetings with you. The personal or sensitive information we may collect includes your:
Where PCH collects personal information about you from third parties, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the details set out above.
In general, there is no law which specifically requires us to collect particular information from you. In general, if all or part of the information is not collected by us we will not be able to provide you with the relevant product, service or information.
If PCH uses or discloses your personal information for a purpose (secondary purpose) other than the main reason for which it was originally collected (primary purpose) to the extent required by the Privacy Act we will ensure that:
PCH collects, uses and discloses your personal information in relation to the sale or marketing of automotive events or products to you and the financing, servicing or repair of those products. Specific activities PCH undertakes include sending you order confirmation and welcome kits, administering warranty claims, conducting market research, sending you information about Porsche model launches or Porsche Lifestyle events, and other related activities.
PCH may disclose your personal information as permitted by law or to third parties (e.g. external contractors such as mailing houses and advertising agencies, or related companies of PCH in Australia and in other countries or to an Official Porsche Centre) for the purpose of fulfilling one or more of the above purposes. PCH requires external contractors to comply with PCH's requirements in relation to confidentiality and privacy.
PCH assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices of other organisations or websites (for example, those of third parties selling Porsche vehicles) even if a user is able to access those websites through the PCH website. PCH encourages users to review the privacy policies of any website before disclosing personal information.
PCH websites use DoubleClick and Google Analytics, being internet advertising and analytics services provided by Google, Inc. (). Google uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help analyse how users use our site.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your anonymous IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
PCH may share the Google data with our third party service providers and the data may be used to optimise marketing or advertising initiatives. Every time you visit our website, certain customised information and advertising may be delivered to you based on the data stored in the cookies.
Please contact PCH if you would like to exercise your right to access or correct the personal information that we hold about you. PCH will generally provide you with access to your personal information (although an administration fee may be imposed). PCH will take reasonable steps to amend any personal information about you which is inaccurate or out of date.
In some circumstances, PCH may not permit access to your personal information, or may refuse to correct your personal information (in which case we will provide you with reasons for this decision).
If PCH transfers your personal information to other organisations outside Australia, we will comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act that relate to transborder data flows.
PCH may disclose your personal information to related bodies corporate of PCH outside of Australia, including those located in Germany, Asia and the USA. Those related bodies corporate of PCH will handle your personal information for the purposes set out in section 3 of this policy.
Please contact us if you have any queries about the personal information that PCH holds about you or the way we handle that personal information, including if you wish to opt out from receiving any communications from us. Our contact details for privacy queries are set out below: