Planet Innovation values your privacy and is committed to the responsible handling of personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and other applicable privacy laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020. In this Privacy Statement, references to “Planet Innovation”, “we” and “us” refers to Planet Innovation Pty Ltd, Planet Innovation Inc. and Planet Innovation Products Inc., and “you” or “your” refers to any individual about whom we collect personal information.
“Personal Information” or “personal data” in this Privacy Statement means any information that identifies you or could identify you.
This Privacy Statement is designed to inform you about:
The categories of personal information that we collect will vary depending on the circumstances of collection and how you engage with our business and services. We will only collect information about you by lawful and fair means. We collect personal information about:
We will generally collect and update personal information directly from you such as by phone, by email, social media, website usage and interaction, visit our offices, participate in business activities or at events. In some circumstances, we will collect personal information about you from other sources, for example:
When personal information is provided to us by an individual other than you, it will be deleted or de-identified if it was not collected for disclosure to PI for a particular purpose.
a) Clients and prospective clients
When you enquire about our services or when you become a client of Planet Innovation, a business contact record is made which will typically include personal information such as:
b) Candidates for employment (including internships)
We collect personal information that is reasonably necessary for us to contact you and evaluate your application for employment. We collect personal information such as your name, contact details, residency status, qualifications and work history. Generally, we will collect this information directly from you. We may also collect personal information from third parties in ways which you would expect (for example, from recruitment agencies or referees you have nominated to share your personal information with us).
During the recruitment process, we may collect other information necessary to conduct background checks to determine your suitability for certain positions. We will only disclose your personal information to third parties where we have told you beforehand and you have agreed to the disclosure including but not limited to your referees, our Police Check provider, psychometric testing provider.
Planet Innovation will retain unsuccessful shortlisted applicant information for three years to facilitate future recruitment processes, including identifying talent for future position opportunities. We will request your permission to contact you about future opportunities when you apply for a position with us. You can contact us of a change of preferences by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.
c) Other individuals and members of the public
We collect personal information about other individuals such as service providers and suppliers, investors, as well as contractors for Planet Innovation who interact with us on a commercial basis, and members of the public who participate in business activities, attend events or register for services on our website.
Personal information we collect will depend on the capacity in which you are dealing with us. You can always decline to give us any personal information we request, remain anonymous or use a pseudonym where practicable, but that may mean we cannot provide you with some or all the products or services you have requested or fulfil our commercial arrangements with you. If you have any concerns about personal information we have requested or hold about you, please let us know.
2.1 Sensitive information and government identifiers
We only collect sensitive information and government issued identifiers or identification if required by law, or where you have provided consent and the information is reasonably necessary and proportionate for one or more of our functions or activities.
“Sensitive information”, “sensitive personal data” or “sensitive personal information” includes personal information about an individual’s race or ethnicity, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation or practices, criminal record, membership of a trade union, professional, political or trade association, genetic data and biometric data, or health information.
Planet Innovation will use and share personal information for the purpose for which we have collected it. We may also use and share personal information for a related secondary purpose you may reasonable expect (except for sensitive information), as required by law, or other lawful basis for processing under applicable privacy laws.
We use personal information to:
Some of the lawful bases for processing personal information includes:
Planet Innovation does not sell your personal information. Where necessary, we will share your personal information with third parties or service providers for the purposes set out above including:
Categories of personal information we may share to fulfil our processing purpose include:
Where we enter into contracts with third parties for the provision of services, our contracts will require those parties to keep that information confidential and secure and to treat it in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
This section details how we process the personal information of visitors to planetinnovation.com, a website operated by Planet Innovation. PI is a data controller for our website and services provided through our website at the address shown above.
When you visit our website, we may record and log information for statistical and website administration purposes. We do not attempt to personally identify you from this information. Your visit and use of our online services will automatically log information including but not limited to:
We collect your personal information through our website, such as your name and personal email address, when you provide it to us. For example, when you provide your contact details to subscribe to our newsletter, receive information or materials about investing with us, or when making an enquiry. Personal information you provide to us via our website will be used for the purpose for which it was collected. This includes:
4.1 Personal information and website analytics
We collect information based on how you use our website including through cookies and other similar technologies.
We use third parties such as Google Analytics to gain better insights about our visitors to help us improve our website user experience and provide you with a more consistent experience across our services.
The protection of your personal information is of paramount importance, and we take reasonable steps to apply appropriate physical, technical, administrative safeguards and security measures to protect personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access or disclosure.
Planet Innovation operates in Australia and the United States and therefore, we may disclose personal information between these jurisdictions. We may transfer personal information outside of the jurisdiction of collection and processing where required by law or when working with overseas service providers and third parties including in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Where possible, personal information is encrypted when transferred overseas and reasonable steps are taken by us and contracted third parties to protect personal information in accordance with relevant privacy laws, including standard contractual provisions to keep the information confidential or ensure that the third party has appropriate certification or meets the required standards.
We store your personal information until it is no longer required for any purpose. We take reasonable steps to delete or de-identify your personal information where it is no longer required.
Planet Innovation takes reasonable steps to ensure that personal information we hold is accurate, complete and up to date. You can contact our Data Protection Officer in writing using the contact details below to notify us of your change of details, correct personal information we hold about you, or request us to manage your personal data in accordance with any rights as they may apply.
Depending on the nature of your personal information and the purposes for which it is processed by Planet Innovation, you may have the right under applicable privacy and data protection laws to:
If you have a privacy concern you may lodge a complaint with us using the contact details below. To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, we will need evidence of your identity before we can grant you access to information about you or change it.
We take privacy seriously and commit to responding to your request within 30 days. If you are not satisfied with our handling of your complaint, you may refer the issue to:
Planet Innovation has appointed a Data Protection Officer to manage privacy inquiries and complaints. You can contact our Data Protection Officer by email: email@example.com or by using the following contact details:
Head Office Australia:
Planet Innovation Pty Ltd.
436 Elgar Road, Box Hill VIC 3128. Australia,
Phone: +61 (03) 9945 7510
Head Office USA:
80 Technology Dr
Irvine, California 92618
Phone +1 949 238 1200
When contacting us, pleas indicate which country and or state you reside.
Planet Innovation may amend this Privacy Statement periodically as required to reflect changes in the law or business practices or technology. We recommend that you visit our website regularly to keep up to date with any changes.
This Privacy Statement was last updated 1 February 2023.