Privacy Policy

1. We respect your privacy

MediaConnect Australia Pty Ltd respects your right to privacy and this policy sets out how we collect and treat your personal information.

“Personal information” is information we hold which is identifiable as being about you.

This privacy statement refers to all of MediaConnect's online and offline activities, including Influencing.com.au, Influencing.com, PRWire.com.au and Tech Leaders Forum

2. What personal information we collect

MediaConnect Australia Pty Ltd collects information pertaining to the Australian media and communications industry and those who work in it. We collect individual and business identifiable information from website visitors when you register for one of our sites, purchase products and services from us, or fill out a form to request more information.

The business information that we collect includes the following

- Company and business professional contact information, including name, title, email, address, phone number, fax number, social media profiles

- Detailed media profiles and descriptions, including current responsibilities and past career history, awards and achievements

- Credit card information supplied to process customer payments

- Information from business interaction between ourselves and the companies we deal with, including communication between us

3. How we collect your personal information

We collect personal information from you in a variety of ways, including: when you interact with us electronically or in person; when you access our website; and when we provide our services to you. We collect personal information pertaining to the media from publicly available information sources, as well as our own direct enquiries to media organisations and professionals.

4. Use of your personal information

MediaConnect users the information we collect from our customers to provide our services to you. We also use it to improve our service and to notify you of opportunities that we think you might be interested in. We do not provide your information to third parties, except that we may provide your information to our business partners who assist us in the provision of our services to you.

MediaConnect uses the media information that we collect to operate our website and media database product for use by public relations professionals in contacting relevant media. Media information is not publicly available and is supplied only to professionals who will use the information responsibly. If you feel the information we have provided a third party has been mis-used, please contact us.

5. Disclosure of your personal information overseas

We are likely to disclose your personal information to recipients in the following countries. Australian, New Zealand.

6. Security of your personal information

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However we are not liable for any unauthorised access to this information. 

7. Access to your personal information

You can access and update your personal information by contacting us on privacy@mediaconnect.com.au or (02) 9894 6277.

8. Complaints about privacy

If you have any complaints about our privacy practices, please feel free to send in details of your complaints to privacy@mediaconnect.com.au or (02) 9894 6277. We take complaints very seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.

9. Changes

Please be aware that we may change this Privacy Policy in the future. The revised versions will be uploaded onto our website, so please check back from time to time.

10. Website

When you come on to our website we may collect certain information such as browser type, operating system, website visited immediately before coming to our site, etc. This information is used in an aggregated manner to analyse how people use our site, such that we can improve our service.

Cookies

As is very common for companies, we use cookies on our website. Cookies are very small files which a website uses to identify you when you come back to the site and to store details about your use of the site. Cookies are not malicious programs that access or damage your computer. We use cookies to improve the experience of people using our website.

Third party sites

Our site has links to other websites not owned or controlled by us. We are not responsible for these sites or the consequences of you going on to those sites.

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