Our Commitment to Protecting Your Privacy
Bourse Data Pty Ltd ACN 101 774 234 has developed this statement in accordance with
the National Privacy Principles to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy, integrity
and ethical practices. The following information discloses our data collection and
distribution policies for the Bourse Software, Bourse Data System and the websites:
www.bourseinvestor.com and www.boursedata.com.au
In this statement, unless the context requires otherwise:
- Bourse Software means:
- The object code versions of the computer programs owned by Bourse Data.
- Any upgrades of, or supplements to, those programs and systems provided by Bourse
Data from time to time; and
- Any associated media, printed materials, manuals and "online" or electronic documentation.
- Bourse Data System means the computer programs, servers and systems
owned by Bourse Data able to be accessed by use of the Bourse Software, being a
communications and analytical computer-based system that permits the access, analysis
and manipulation of Derived Information.
- Derived Information means all data and other information provided
by Bourse Data, or its Affiliates, accessible through use of the Bourse Data System.
How We Protect Your Privacy
All current and potential Bourse Data customers are assured of a high level of privacy
protection, when visiting our website or when accessing the Bourse Data System.
At Bourse Data, we understand that the security of your account information, and
any information that personally identifies you, is important.
As far as practicable, Bourse Data ensures that unauthorised people cannot access
secure data through our website or servers. Our servers use encryption and authentication
to protect your sensitive information. Our staff members also follow confidentiality
policies that are designed to protect your personal privacy.
At Bourse Data:
- We promote information privacy principles and fair information practices.
- We do not gather highly sensitive information (such as race, sexual preferences
or religious beliefs) about any person.
- We do not collect, store, use or disclose identifiers that any government agency
has assigned to a person (such as a Tax File Number) for any purpose, other than
in compliance with government law.
- We do not collect, store, use or disclose personal or domestic credit information
about individuals, except in compliance with the credit reporting provisions of
the Privacy Act.
- We do not sell or lease personal customer information to anyone, nor do we buy or
rent personal information from third parties.
- We do not disclose personal information about you as an individual (such as your
name or postal address) to any third party, unless the law requires us, it is in
the public interest, we have your permission, or in accordance with point 9 below.
- We use personal information in ways that are consistent with the purposes for which
we originally requested.
- We limit the collection and use of personal information to what is necessary to
administer our business and to deliver world-class service to you.
- We may disclose your personal information to external service providers that provide
services for the purposes of our business, on a confidential basis, for example
the distributor or an agent of the distributor from whom you obtained the Bourse
Software and with whom we have a current Re-Seller Agreement, mailing houses and
IT support providers.
- We do reserve the right to report personal information in the limited circumstances
where we believe, in good faith, that disclosure is required to cooperate with regulating
or law enforcement authorities, to collect or report debts owed to us, and to protect
our rights or property.
Information Collected By Bourse Data
What Information Is Transferred When Users Access Our Servers?
Customers can choose to register for special services on our website. These services
may require that they supply demographic and profile information. Personal information
is not shared with partners and is used solely to customise our service for your
Bourse Data collects statistical data of user behaviour in order to measure interest
in the various areas of our website for development purposes. We do not link users'
names or addresses with the data we collect for statistical purposes. Collective
usage information from all our users helps us to provide and improve our products
and services. Collective information may be shared with our partners.
We may also make use of user IP addresses to help analyse problems with our server,
to administer our website and to gather broad demographic information. When visiting
our website, a record of the user's visit is logged. Information supplied by their
browser may include the server address, operating system, the date and time of the
visit, pages accessed and the type of browser used.
We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. Unless the user
chooses to log in as a member, no attempt is made to identify users.
a unique permanent identifier to a computer, which can be used to associate the
requests made to the website from that computer.
user preferences and to help protect the security of confidential data. Your privacy
and security are not compromised when you accept a cookie from our website.
Email query forms on our website require you to supply your email address. This
information is not stored, nor is there any attempt made to link this information,
with any other personal information. We simply use this information to provide you
with an accurate and prompt response.
Bourse Data will use your email address, and the contents of any email, for correspondence
purposes, to provide you with the best customer care possible and to meet our legal
requirements concerning customer communications.
Voluntary registration forms on our website request users to provide us with contact
as well as demographic information. In order to register for some of the features
on our site, an email address needs to be supplied. The user's email address is
used to contact the new user during signup and is initially placed on our mailing
list (see Subscriptions section below). We do not pass on any email addresses to
a third party without the user's permission.
Unique information is stored to verify the user's identity for future access to
particular services. For some of these services, we will also hold data that you
enter, so that you do not need to re-key the information when you next visit the
service. We will only hold this personal data where you have registered and been
issued with an ID and Password.
We can enhance our service to you if we learn about what you like and do not like.
We use the information you provide, during voluntary registration, to tailor the
service to your specific interests.
You can use our site to correct/update your registration information at any time.
When customers use registration forms to access specific facilities on our website
or activate their Bourse Account, they need to provide contact information. This
information is used to contact the customer when necessary by telephone, email or
in writing by post.
The registered customer is subscribed to our mailing list. Bourse Data maintains
this mailing list to provide important notices to customers about our services and
to keep customers up-to-date with developments.
You can use our website to correct/update your email address at any time.
Access to Partner Facilities and Services
Some of the facilities provided by the Bourse Software and by our website are co-branded
with business partners. When a user requests these facilities for the first time,
authenticated access to servers that are controlled by our business partners may
To fulfil this request, we supply the user's authentication data to the business
partner. When the registration data contains information that could be used to identify
the user, Bourse Data requires that the business partner does not disclose this
information to third parties.
Advertisements and Third-Party Sites
Access to Partner Facilities and Services
The Bourse Software and our website may contain links to sites and resources that
are maintained by third parties. If you choose to visit these, please note that
Bourse Data is not responsible for the privacy practices, content or availability
of such sites or resources, and does not endorse or is liable for any content, advertising,
products, or other documentation available from these third-party sites or resources.
Bourse Data is not responsible, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused
or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such
content or services available on these sites or resources.
To ensure the appropriate use of information and protect against the loss, misuse
or alteration of information under our control, we have put in place appropriate
physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect
To protect you, we also make the following recommendations
Your password should not be shared with anyone. You can use our site to change your
password at any time.
After you have finished accessing your account, remember to log out! This ensures
that no one can access your personal information if you leave your computer, and
your session has not timed out yet.
Email is an important communication channel for our online customers. All emails
relating to your own issues, or your own Bourse account, should only be sent by
Accuracy of Information
Bourse Data relies upon users to submit accurate personal information at the time
it is received. We also rely on the user to maintain the accuracy of their personal
information in our care.
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy. You can use our site to
correct/update your personal information at any time.
Your Web Browser
Bourse Data recommends that you use higher encryption (128-bit) browsers such as:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher; Netscape Navigator
4.72 or higher; or AOL 5.0 for Windows. If you do
not have any of the browsers mentioned above, you can download Internet Explorer.
We do not recommend the use of alpha or beta browser versions.
What to Do If You Have Any Concerns
If you should have any queries regarding this privacy statement or anything relating
to this website, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly Customer Care Team
using the following details.