THIS POLICY DESCRIBES HOW MINERAL CARBONATION INTERNATIONAL PTY LIMITED (MCi) MAY USE AND DISCLOSE THE PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE MCi WEBSITE. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
MCi recognises the importance of ensuring your personal information is kept secure and we understand that we have a legal obligation to protect your personal information. This page sets out the policy which Mineral Carbonation International Pty Limited will follow when managing, using and disclosing personal information collected through the MCi website https://www.mineralcarbonation.com/ ('MCi').
When this policy uses 'I', 'we', 'us', 'our' or 'MCi' it means Mineral Carbonation International Pty Limited.
The laws governing collection and use of your personal information may vary from country to country. As we operate globally, we may adopt stricter practices to protect your personal information than is required by law in your country. This statement sets out general principles with respect to MCi’s practice on the collection, use and disclosure of personal information that apply to use of MCi websites and other interactions with MCi.
By visiting our website or using our products and services, you acknowledge the terms of this statement and the use and disclosure of your personal information as set out in this statement.
Who does this policy apply to?
What is collected?
The type of information we may collect and hold through the MCi website includes personal information about users of the MCi website.
The personal information we collect and hold relating to the MCi website consists of:
collectively referred to as User Data.
Business contacts and suppliers
We collect certain limited personal information about our business contacts, including subcontractors and individuals associated with our contractors and subcontractors, and service providers (including professional advisors and individuals associated with our service providers). Personal information collected in this context usually includes (but may not exclusively be) name, employer name, contact title, phone, email and other business contact details. Depending on the nature of the services the individuals associated with our contractors and subcontractors, and service providers provide to us, we may also require from those individuals sensitive personal information and other personal information which includes information on the individual's nationality and right to work, any criminal records, and health and medical screening information (for example, the results of drug and alcohol testing). Where required by applicable law, we will request your consent to the processing your sensitive personal information.
How do we collect and hold personal information?
When we receive personal information from you (for example, your name, email address, number etc through our Contact Us page) that data may be provided to a person outside of Australia via a server in a different overseas location, such as to the United States, where our data hosting provider’s servers are located.
We collect personal information from you directly when you provide your information to us by entering data in the MCi website or from you indirectly through emails, forms and telephone conversations).
Protection of user privacy is a high priority for MCi and we take reasonable steps to protect the security of personal information. Our personnel are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information and the privacy of individuals. We take reasonable steps to protect personal information held from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure, for example by use of physical security and restricted access to electronic records. Despite these measures, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party will find a way to penetrate MCi’s security or that personal information transmitted over the internet will be intercepted.
Why do we collect, hold, use and disclose personal information?
MCi allows you to enter and store personal information on a voluntary basis.
In general, we may collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information collected through the MCi website for the following purposes:
You grant MCi and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the MCi website the right to transmit, retrieve, store, use and monitor the information you enter so that they may operate the website and make the information available as described above.
We may contact you for direct marketing purposes, in order to provide you with information about our products and services that we consider may be of interest to you. These marketing communications may be sent either directly by MCi or through appointed third-parties in various forms, including but not limited to email, mail, telephone, SMS or fax. We may seek your consent to send you marketing communications where we are required to do so to comply with applicable laws.
At any time you may opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by:
Please note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us, we will still send you safety, security, or service related messages to the extent permitted by applicable laws.
We will only use your contact details to market MCi Group products and services. We do not provide your personal information to other organisations for the purpose of allowing them to market their products and services to you.
We may contact you to participate in surveys, in order to enhance the quality of MCi’s products and services to our customers. These survey communications may be sent either directly by MCi or through appointed third-parties in various forms, including but not limited to email, mail, telephone, SMS or fax. We may seek your consent to send you survey communications where we are required to do so to comply with applicable laws.
At any time you may opt-out of receiving survey communications from us by:
Please note that if you opt-out of receiving survey communications from us, we will still send you safety, security, or service related messages to the extent permitted by applicable laws.
Who do we disclose your personal information to?
We may disclose your other personal information:
In addition, we may release your personal information (1) in response to a court order, search warrant, subpoena or other legal action, (2) to protect persons or property or to defend or assert legal rights or (3) in connection with a transaction or proceeding resulting in the transfer of MCi assets or an MCi business operation that includes or uses such information.
Are we likely to disclose your personal information outside of Australia?
Our principal operations are in Australia, but we interact with people all over the world. The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, destinations both within and outside Australia.
We may disclose your personal information to the following recipients outside of Australia:
If we transfer your personal information overseas and where the country or territory in question does not maintain adequate information protection standards, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this statement.
How can you access and correct your personal information?
Subject to the exceptions set out in the Australian Privacy Act, you may seek access to and correction of the personal information which we hold about you by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will require you to verify your identity and to specify what information you require. If a fee is charged for providing access, you will be advised of the likely cost in advance.
How can you make a privacy related complaint?
If you have any questions about privacy-related issues or wish to complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles or the handling of your personal information by us, please contact our Privacy Officer at [insert email address]. We may ask you to lodge your complaint in writing.
If we are unable to satisfactorily resolve your concerns about our handling of your personal information, you can contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner:
GPO Box 5218
Sydney NSW 2001
Tel: 1300 363 992
The MCi website uses 'transient cookies'. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk when you open the website. Cookies by themselves do not identify you but they do identify your web browser.
When you access the MCi website our server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information: your browser's internet address; the date and time of your visit to the site; the pages you've accessed and documents downloaded; the type of browser you are using; the number of bookmarks created; the last viewed date; and the time of your visit.
The information collected through the MCi website is used for statistical purposes and system administration tasks to maintain this service.
Because the MCi website uses 'transient cookies' your computer does not retain the information delivered in the cookies once you leave the MCi website. When you close your browser, the transient cookie set up by the MCi Access website is destroyed and no information is retained which could identify you or your browser next time you log onto the MCi website.
The MCi website pages may use third-party tools to better understand how people use the site. This makes information similar to that of routine server logs available to Google or other third-party statistics providers. The analytic reports that are produced are aggregated and do not identify individual users.
Please be aware that any changes in the privacy practices of your employer or other organization through which you received access to the website will not be posted on the MCi website.
Last updated: 23 August 2021