Welcome to the Rettaikili web site!
“Personal Information” means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
(a) whether the information or opinion is true or not; and,
(b) whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
“Sensitive Information” includes:
(a) Personal Information about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, sexual orientation or practices and criminal record; and
(b) health information about an individual.
Types of Personal Information We Collect
The kinds of personal information typically collected by Rettaikili include names, job titles and contact details of individuals and, in the case of applicants for employment, qualifications, work experience, competencies and relevant health information. Rettaikili may also collect banking details of growers purchasing seed from or selling paddy to Rettaikili.
Rettaikili will only collect Sensitive Information if the relevant individual consents to the collection of that information or if that collection is required by law in specific circumstances such as matters of individual or public health or safety.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect personal information from you directly, if it is practical to do so, in the following ways:
(a) purchasing a product or service from you;
(b) supplying a product or service to you;
(c) entering Rettaikili organised or sponsored competitions;
(d) registering to attend Rettaikili sponsored or organised events;
(e) completing a survey or questionnaire; and
(f) submitting a request or query to us face-to face, in writing (eg letter, email or fax) or by voice call.
We may also collect personal information from a variety of other sources such as advertisers, mailing lists, recruitment agencies, government departments and agencies, contractors and business partners.
We hold personal information in documentary and/or electronic form under generally accepted standards of technological and operational security.
Purpose and Disclosure of Personal Information
The purposes for which we collect, hold and use personal information include, but are not limited to:
(a) to contact you to provide you with the information you have requested us to provide to you; and to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services;
(b) screening and assessing applicants for employment;
(c) making contact with individuals and organisations that Rettaikili deals with or wants to deal with;
(d) processing credit applications of and marketing, promoting and providing products and services;
(e) selecting and doing business with suppliers, growers and other industry participants;
(f) screening and assessing new rice growers;
(g) undertaking research and development relating to rice crops and harvesting;
(h) facilitating our interactions and business dealings with industry bodies including (but not limited to) the Rice Marketing Board; and
(i) appointing and doing business with contractors.
Personal information that we collect may be disclosed to our agents, contractors or third party service providers who provide administrative, telecommunications, computer or other services to us in connection with the operation of our business and this web site and who are under duties to Rettaikili to keep such information confidential and secure.
Rettaikili may also, in the course of its business, be required to disclose personal information to its related companies, the Rice Marketing Board, service providers, government departments and agencies, contractors and/or consultants in Australia in order for Rettaikili to:
(a) provide individuals with the services, information or products requested; and
(b) to enable individuals to receive goods or services from Rettaikili.
We may also provide third parties with aggregate, de-identified information about visitors to or users of our web site.
We do not now and do not intend to sell, rent or market personal information about you to third parties.
Your access to your information
Generally speaking, you may access and update your Personal Information at any time. If you wish to do so, please contact us.
Rettaikili will always try to maintain accurate, complete and up-to-date personal information. If you think that your Personal Information retained by Rettaikili may require changing or updating, please contact us. We will then take all reasonable steps to correct the information so that it is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
If you have a complaint regarding the way in which your Personal Information is being handled by us, please contact us in the first instance. If we are unable to reach a satisfactory solution through negotiation, you may wish to request an independent person to investigate the complaint such as the Privacy Commissioner.
Links to other sites
Our web site may contain links to other web sites and this statement has no application to these other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites.