Privacy Policy

This page was created to inform you of our policies in regards to the use, collection and disclosure of your information when using the FlexiEngineers website. By using this site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of use of FlexiEngineers. Whenever you submit information via this site or associated sites you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. FlexiEngineers are bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cwth) (subject to exemptions that apply to us under that Act). We also ensure we act in conjunction with, and keep up to date with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner http://www.oaic.gov.au/
 
When you get in touch with us, either via email or the FlexiEngineers website or associated channels, we may automatically record your information and may use the email you provided to further communicate with you or send you updates about the platform. We will never sell or rent your personal information and any personally identifying information will only be made available to FlexiEngineers employees or if required by law to disclose information. Your use as either a freelance engineer or hirer, grants us the right to use your information as supplied by you on the platform for the purposes of FlexiEngineers operating as a marketplace. You may withdraw your profile at any time, at which case we will archive your member information for a period of 2 years unless expressively requested by you to delete the profile data prior. The purpose of archiving such data is to allow the user to easily access their previous history on the platform should they choose to reactivate their account.
 
If you are a recipient of our newsletter we will send you up to two emails each month to keep you up to date with the activity here at FlexiEngineers. You are free to unsubscribe at any time from this, either by using the link at the bottom of the newsletter or emailing us directly. We will take all reasonable measures to protect your information, however we collate all data for the purpose of enhancing your experience and understanding our market.
 
FlexiEngineers collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers often make available. Our only reason for collecting such information is to better understand our user’s needs and to ensure we are providing relevant platform functionalities and content to better enhance your experience with FlexiEngineers. We may also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses but we will not sell, rent or use this information in any way other than stated in this policy.
By using this site and providing personal information you consent to us to use the information in the following ways:
  • to communicate and interact with you and personalise your experience;
  • to provide you with updates about FlexiEngineers and approved hirers or freelance engineers;
  • to provide you with any marketing material we may believe you may be interested in;
  • to inform you of promotions or advertising on behalf of FlexiEngineers and/or selected third parties;
  • to investigate, should we suspect or receive information that you have breached any of the FlexiEngineers terms and conditions;
  • to verify your identity and personal information as required or permitted by any law (including the Privacy Act and Fairwork information statements);
  • to manage and administer the FlexiEngineers site.
FlexiEngineers activity may contain links or references to other websites and we encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every website you visit. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the availability, quality, security, advertising, accuracy or associated activity of these sites. These links and websites do not necessarily represent the views of FlexiEngineers and we cannot be held responsible for any loss, misuse or damage caused by using these sites.
 
Whenever possible, we will provide you with access to your personal information to ensure that it is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We use web browser cookies on this website. Cookies are small pieces of information we store on your computer. However, these cookies do not contain information by which we can identify you. If you would like to disable or control cookies then you can do so through a preference on your web browser.
 
Cookies are sent back to the originating server. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses or capture your email address. Session cookies are used only during a browsing session at the site and expire when you quit your browser. Our Internet Service Provider informs us that they do not use cookies to generate website statistics for individual users. Please note that most browsers can be configured to notify the user when a cookie is received, allowing you to either accept or reject it. If you do not accept cookies, then some of the features on our site will not work as they are intended to.

Questions or Feedback

If you have questions or feedback about this privacy policy please email info@flexiengineers.com.au