Privacy Policy

This document outlines the Cameron Teague Wealth Advisory privacy policy on how we manage personal information we hold about our customers. This policy operates in conjunction with my licensee MFG Advice

This document outlines the MFG Advice Pty Ltd (MFG Advice) policy on how we manage personal information we hold about our customers. It is the policy of MFG Advice to respect the confidentiality of your personal information and protect your privacy in line with the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Schedule 1), and the National Privacy Principles outlined in the Privacy Act for residents of the ACT. This policy will be reviewed from time to time to take account new laws and technology, changes to our operations and practices and to make sure it remains appropriate to the changing environment. Any information we hold will be governed by the most current MFG Advice Privacy Policy.

MFG Advice recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of any personally identifiable information that we collect. Personal information is collected from you to provide our services and for the purposes and in the manners outlined below. It is used by us to provide you with the products and services that you request and to provide information to you on products and services that are offered through us. These may include investment, retirement, financial planning, banking, credit, life insurance products and enhanced customer services that may be made available by us or by a financial planner.

We may share your personal information with other companies within MFG Advice and external product and service providers.

Generally, we will not make the Personal Information collected using our services, or during our recruitment process available to anyone outside MFG Advice and other companies within MFG Advice, except as outlined in this policy and otherwise with your consent, instructions or where required by or permitted by law, however it may be accessed by staff of MFG Advice, and its related companies located overseas.

MFG Advice’s related companies include our Corporate Authorised Representatives located in Australia, who have services providers and/or contractors located in: The United States of America, India, the Philippines, and the United Kingdom. It may be necessary for our thirdparty service providers to access your Personal Information in order to perform contractually specified services on our behalf. We will do everything reasonably within our power (or otherwise required by applicable privacy law) to prevent unauthorised use or disclosure of your Personal Information in such circumstances. Generally, MFG Advice and its related companies contractually requires that all Personal Information accessed by such providers be kept confidential and in accordance with privacy laws.

We prohibit third parties from using your personal information except for the specific purpose for which we supply it.

You may write to us to withdraw your consent for the use of your personal information. However, without your consent to use your personal information we may not be able to provide you with the product or services you are seeking.

We may also use personal information as required by law. For example, legislation such as the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Act, Court Orders or Statutory Notices and Taxation Law.

The personal information is collected by MFG Advice either from you or from a source approved by you and may include your contact details, date of birth, financial and investment details and Tax File Number (if you have chosen to quote it).Over time, this will be supplemented with other information necessary to allow MFG Advice to continue to provide services to you.

We act to keep the personal information that you have provided us secure. We will use the latest techniques and processes, in keeping in line with current professional standards, to protect your personal information from misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.  We take all necessary precautions to ensure that our online systems are secure.

There are restrictions on collecting sensitive personal information about you. Sensitive information relates to a person’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions or membership of political bodies, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association or trade union, sexual preferences or activities, criminal record, state of health and medical history. Some sensitive information is usually needed for applications for death, sickness and disability insurance and to manage claims on those products. It may also be relevant for applications and management of credit as well as for other applications relating to the provision and operation of a financial service or product.

It is MFG Advice’s policy that sensitive information will be used and disclosed only for the purposes for which it was provided, unless the customer agrees otherwise or the use or disclosure of this information is allowed by law. Documents asking for sensitive information will explain this. The way we use tax file numbers and information received from a credit reporting agency about an individual is also restricted by law.

As a client of MFG Advice, you can request to see the information we hold about you and to have it corrected if required. To find out more about the personal information we hold and how it is handled, or if you wish to make a complaint about a possible breach of privacy, please contact us:

Phone: 03 9497 3396
MFG Advice First floor,
239 Lower Heidelberg Road
Ivanhoe East Vic 3097 

We offer an internal complaint resolution scheme to all our customers. If you are still not satisfied with our response, we will tell you about external dispute organisations that are available to help you resolve your complaints.

If you would like more information about the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), you can contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

Once you decide to acquire a financial product or financial service from a product provider that is not MFG Advice, responsibility for all complaints, including complaints about the handling of personal information, lies with the holder of the relevant Australian Financial Services License (AFSL) or Registrable Superannuation Entity License (RSE). The relevant responsible entities will be identified in the associated Product Disclosure Statement or Financial Services Guide as required for each product and service.

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