At Schroder Investment Management Australia Limited (Schroders), we recognise the importance of your personal information. We appreciate that you may have concerns about your privacy and about the confidentiality and security of your personal information.
Schroders is committed to providing you with quality financial services and products within a secure and private environment. This privacy statement describes how we manage your personal information and safeguard your privacy.
Schroders is subject to the requirements of the National Privacy Principals with effect from 21/12/2001, which are contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (the Privacy Act) as amended from to time and which govern how private sector organisations handle personal information.
Personal information and collection
Schroders will only collect information that is necessary for the primary purpose of:
We endeavour to collect personal information in a lawful and non-obtrusive way. The types of personal information that Schroders collects and maintains generally comprises:
Generally, Schroders does not collect sensitive information about you (eg. information about your religion, race, political views). If we need to collect sensitive information about you we will only do so with your consent.
Use and Disclosure
Schroders will only use and disclose personal information about you for the purpose for which it is collected, unless consent has been obtained to use the information for additional purposes. Exceptions to this include where disclosure is:
Transborder Data Flows
Schroders may disclose information to related entities, and anyone acting on Schroders behalf such as external service providers who supply administrative, financial or other services to assist Schroders in providing the financial services and products, anyone you have authorised, or government department or agencies within or outside of Australia.
Where legally permissible and practicable (and where the individual wishes to do so) Schroders may deal with the individual anonymously. However, if you do not provide the information required we may not be able to provide you or your clients with the product or service requested.
Links to Third Party Sites
Personal Information Quality and Access
Schroders endeavour to keep all personal information accurate, complete and up to date as possible. To assist us with this, please contact us if any of the details you have provided change. In most cases you are able to access and update your information at any time. Please contact us if you think that we hold information about you that is incorrect in any way or out of date.
Schroders may charge a fee for supplying personal information.
Personal Information Security
Schroders is committed to keeping your information secure and we take all reasonable precautions to protect any information we hold about you. Reasonable steps are taken to destroy or permanently de-identify any personal information no longer required.
From time to time our privacy statement may change and we may notify you about these changes.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, if you wish to complain about how we have handled personal information about you, or if you wish to access or correct your personal information, please contact Schroders Privacy Officer by writing to:
The Privacy Officer
Schroders Investment Management Australia Limited
GPO BOX 5059
Sydney NSW 2001.
The contents of this statement are subject to change and are not intended to create a contract between Schroders and any individual visiting this site or who provide us with their personal information.