Notifiable Matters Statement
As part of assessing applications for credit and the management of credit facilities we provide, we disclose some of the personal information we collect about borrowers, and their credit facilities, to credit reporting bodies. This statement provides the name and contact details of the credit reporting bodies to whom we may disclose your personal information as well as information about certain rights you have.
If you fail to meet your payment obligations in relation to consumer credit, we may be entitled to disclose this to the credit reporting bodies we deal with.
You may request access to the credit eligibility information we hold about you, seek that your credit information or credit eligibility information be corrected, or make a complaint to us about a breach of credit reporting laws by us.
In some cases we may need to share some of your information with organisations outside Australia – e.g. when you instruct us to carry out a transaction such as a telegraphic transfer to or from an overseas country, or when we use service providers located overseas to perform a function on our behalf.
We may share your information with overseas organisations that are located in the following countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Nauru, The Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, UK, US. When we share your information with organisations overseas we ensure appropriate data handling and security measures are in place.
Our Credit Reporting Policy
This statement should be read together with our Credit Reporting Policy which is available on this website or by calling us.
It contains information about:
- how you can access and seek correction of your credit eligibility information;
- how you can seek correction of your credit information; and
- how you can complain about a breach of the credit reporting laws by us and how we will deal with a complaint.
Credit reporting bodies we deal with
The credit reporting bodies we may disclose your personal information to, and their contact details, are:
The credit reporting bodies may include the information we disclose to them in reports they provide to credit providers to assist them to assess your credit worthiness.
You can obtain a copy of each credit reporting body’s Credit Reporting Policy from its website.
You can also request that credit reporting bodies:
- not use your credit reporting information for the purposes of pre-screening of direct marketing by a credit provider; and
- if you believe on reasonable grounds that you have been or are likely to be a victim of fraud, not use or disclose your credit reporting information.