Last updated: February 2012
PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd ACN 055 500 939, the owner of the "PPG Paints" brand, and its related companies (collectively referred to in this document as "PPG") is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. PPG is bound by the National Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth) (the Act).
PPG will, from time to time, collect and use personal information. The types of personal information collected and the purposes for which that personal information will be used will depend on the circumstances. For example, PPG may collect personal information from you when you:
PPG do not require customers to provide any sensitive information, or actively seek this information. If you do provide sensitive information to us for any reason, you consent to us collecting that information.
PPG may use your personal information for the primary purpose for which you provided it, and for purposes related to that primary purpose. PPG may also use your personal information to contact you, where you have consented to us doing so.
PPG will not disclose your personal information to third parties except:
PPG may use national or overseas facilities to process or back up information and as a result, may transfer your personal information to national or overseas facilities.
PPG will take all reasonable steps to protect all personal information held by it from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
PPG will take reasonable steps to keep any personal information which we hold about you secure. However, except to the extent liability cannot be excluded due to the operation of statute, PPG excludes all liability (including in negligence) for the consequences of any unauthorised access to your personal information. Please notify us immediately if you become aware of any breach of security.
Any person may seek access to personal information which PPG holds about that person and we will provide access to that information in accordance with the Act. There are certain exemptions which may apply to the provision of that information. We may require that the person requesting access provide suitable identification and we may charge an administration fee for granting access to information.
If you become aware that any personal information which we hold about you is incorrect, you may contact PPG to correct or update that information.
Requests for access to, or to correct or update, personal information held by PPG should be sent to the contact person below.
If you have any questions or concerns about PPG' collection, use or disclosure of personal information, contact us at PO Box 101, Regents Park DC, NSW 2143.