information or an opinion, whether true or not, and whether recorded in a
material form or not, about an identified individual or an individual who is
3.1 The types of Personal Information we may collect about
an individual will depend upon the nature of our interaction with them.
Personal Information that we collect may include (but is not limited to) the
licence details, including driving licence number
numbers and identifiers
electricity and gas consumption
3.2 We collect and record Personal Information about individuals such as:
3.3 In addition to the above, we may also collect and maintain sensitive personal information where there are special health needs at the premises regarding special electricity supply arrangements (for example, where there is a dependence on a dialysis or life support machine). This sensitive information will ordinarily be collected from you, your energy retailer or in accordance with sections 4.2 or 4.5 as per your request for special supply arrangements.
4.1 We collect your Personal Information in the course of our business functions including supplying of gas or electricity and marketing and selling our products and services.In some circumstances the collection of Personal Information may be required by law.
4.2 We may collect your Personal Information in the course of providing you with goods or services, or:
4.3 Generally, when providing our products and services, dealing with our personnel, or obtaining goods and services from our service providers or contractors, we collect Personal Information directly from the relevant individual where reasonable and practicable.
4.4 In the Australian electricity sector, electricity is sold to end-use consumers by licensed retailers. Electricity is transported from the place it is generated (e.g. a power station) to the place it is consumed (e.g. an individual’s home or a business) via high voltage transmission networks and, closer to population centres, low voltage distribution networks. The distribution networks are operated by electricity distribution businesses, or distributors. In Victoria, the regulatory framework creates an indirect relationship between distributors and their customers. This means the personal information distributors need about their customers to provide regulated electricity services is collected by a third party (the electricity retailer) and disclosed to the distributor.
4.5 We may also collect Personal Information about you from third parties and other sources such as:
4.6 If the Personal Information we collect includes sensitive information, including health information, we are in certain cases required by law to ask for your consent to collect such sensitive information.
4.7 Where we engage with you multiple times over a short period in relation to the same matter, we may not provide you with a separate notice about privacy each time we engage with you.
5.1 Personal Information may be collected by us and by our third party service providers who assist us in operating our websites at https://jemena.com.au/, http://gridtalk.com.au, https://yournetwork.jemena.com.au/, https://www.sustainability.jemena.com.au/ and https://www.gonaturalgas.com.au including its subdomains and any other website we operate from time to time (collectively the Website).
5.2 We may use various technological methods from time to time to gather personal information, track the visiting and usage patterns of individuals accessing our Website, including but not limited to the methods set out in this section.
5.3 We use Google Analytics to help analyse how you use our Website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated is used to create reports about the use of our Website. Google will store this information.
5.4 If you do not want your Website visit data reported by Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. For more details on installing and uninstalling the add-on, please visit the Google Analytics opt-out page at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Website, we or our internet service provider may also collect information such as the date, time and duration of a visit, the pages accessed, the IP address of your computer, and any information downloaded. This information may be used for purposes such as for example statistical, reporting and website administration, maintenance and improvement purposes.
5.9 Our Website may use 'cookies' from time to time. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to a user's computer hard drive by a website for the purpose of storing information about a user's identity, browser type or website visiting and engagement patterns. Cookies may be used on our Website to monitor web traffic, for example the time of visit, pages visited, the use of the Website (ie clicks) and some system information about the type of computer being used. We use this information to enhance the content and services offered on our Website.
5.10 Cookies are sometimes also used to collect information about what pages you visit and the type of software you are using. If you access our Website or click-through to our Website from a link in an email we send you, a cookie may be downloaded onto your computer's hard drive.
5.11 Cookies may also be used for other purposes on our Website.
5.12 You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is sent. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
5.15 Some of the content on our Website may include applications made available by third parties, such as social media buttons or links that allow you to share content or links to our Website through the relevant third party platforms. These third party applications themselves may facilitate collection of information by those third parties, through your interaction with the applications and sometimes even if you do not interact directly with them. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of third party websites (including those to which we provide a hyperlink), the technical operation of third party applications or the collection and use practices of the relevant third parties. Please visit the relevant third party websites to understand their privacy practices and options they may make available to you in relation to their collection of your Personal Information.
6.1 We use the Personal Information we collect about you for our business functions and activities, in order to operate our business efficiently, and to market our products and services for the benefit of our customers.
6.2 We may also use your Personal Information:
6.3 In addition to the above, we may aggregate Personal
Information for reporting, statistical and analysis purposes, and for
operational, business, product and service improvement purposes. This allows us
to better inform ourselves and anticipate our customers' preferences and requirements,
and to monitor and improve the effectiveness of our business, products and
7.1 We may disclose, or provide access to, your Personal Information to third parties in connection with the purposes described in section 6. Depending on the circumstances and the nature of your engagement with us, we may disclose your Personal Information to third parties that provide products and services to us or through us, or to other third parties (such as your referee(s) in connection with a job application you have submitted).
7.2 We may also disclose your Personal Information to:
7.3 We may also disclose your Personal Information to our Website host or software application providers in certain circumstances, for example when our Website experiences a technical problem or to ensure that it operates in an effective and secure manner.
8.1 We may collect, use and disclose Personal Information generally within Australia (including between states and territories).
8.2 Some of your Personal Information may also be disclosed, transferred, stored, processed or used overseas by us, or by third party service providers. For example, this may happen if:
8.4 In particular, your Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties in countries in which those parties or their, or our, computer systems may be located from time to time. In these circumstances, although we aim to keep your Personal Information secure, you consent to the collection, use, storage and processing of your Personal Information in those countries, without us being responsible under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) for such use (or for any breach).
9.1 You consent to us using your Personal Information for sending you information, including promotional material, about us or our products and services, as well as the products and services of our related entities and third parties, now and in the future. You also consent to us sending you such information by means of direct mail, telemarketing, email, SMS and MMS messages.
9.2 If you do not want to receive marketing information from us, you can unsubscribe in any of the following ways:
10.1 We aim to keep your Personal Information secure. We use a variety of physical and electronic security measures to protect Personal Information that is collected via our Website or which is held on our computer systems. For example, we employ firewalls, restrict physical access to our offices and password protect our IT systems.
10.2 However, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. The internet is not a secure or risk-free environment. If you do use the internet, email or other system to send us any information, please be aware that you do so at your own risk.
10.3 If we find that we no longer require or have no further need for your Personal Information we may de-identify it or remove it from our systems and destroy all record of it. In some circumstances we may retain your personal information for the purpose of compliance with document retention obligations.
11.1 You are generally entitled to access Personal Information that we hold about you. If you want to gain access or correct any of your Personal Information held by us please contact our Privacy Officer in any of the ways specified in section 14.
11.3 We may charge for providing access to this information, however such charge will not be excessive. However, there may be some legal or administrative reasons to deny access. If we refuse your request to access your Personal Information, we will provide you with reasons for the refusal.
14.1 If you wish to request access to, correction of, or a complaint in respect of, your personal information please use the appropriate form below, or alternative email the relevant Privacy Officer with the relevant information:
Application to access: Jemena - Application to access your Personal Information
Application to correct: Jemena - Application to correct your Personal Information
Complaint: Jemena – Complaint Form
14.2 If you:
please contact our Privacy Officer using the below contact details:
Privacy Officer Jemena Limited
567 Collins Street,
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Fax: 03 9173 7516
Phone: 03 9173 7000
The following Terms and Conditions govern the use of Grid Talk (“the site”). The software platform is owned by Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd (Harvest) and operated by us, Jemena.
What are the conditions with a user’s account?
We are not responsible for the content on the site that has been provided by the users of the site. Any content posted by you is subject to the rules of our Moderation Policy. Your contribution to the site may be edited, removed or not published if we consider it inappropriate (refer to Moderation Policy). Contributors should also be aware that their posts may remain online indefinitely. Where practical, you may choose not to identify yourself, deal with us on an anonymous basis or use a pseudonym.
What do we require from our users?
You must understand and agree that, without limitation:
Can your account be suspended or terminated?
We may terminate or suspend access to your site and/or account immediately, without prior notice, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. We may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all the related files and information in your account. After your account has been terminated, the content you have posted may also remain indefinitely on the site.
If you want to terminate your own account, please send an email to GridTalk@jemena.com.au.
These Terms shall be governed in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia, without regards to its conflict of law provisions.
<client>, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, licensors and other partners are not responsible for any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising from a breach of this agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
What content do we own?
This website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and other proprietary information (“Intellectual Property”) of Jemena and its suppliers and licensors. Jemena owns and retains all proprietary rights in the intellectual property. All intellectual property in the content of this site including without limitation to text, software, source code, pages, documents and online graphics, photographs, sounds, audio, video and other interactive features are owned by or licensed to us.
Any original content that you submit or post on our site may be made available to the public and allows users to share your content (with the end user acknowledging your contribution) under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 Australian License.
Except for Intellectual Property which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, alter, transmit, sell, distribute any of the Intellectual Property on this site.
We are not responsible for your communications or dealings, including payment and delivery of goods or services, with a third party found via our website. Any loss or damage incurred from those communications or dealings are solely between the user and the third party.
Disclaimer and Warranties
Users must agree that you use of the site is at your own risk. We make no warranty that the site will meet your requirements or be uninterrupted or error-free. Any material that the user downloads through the site is done at their own risk and are responsible for any damages to their computer system or loss of data.
What happens if these Terms change?
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time without notice. The most recent version of the Terms can be seen on this page. By continuing to access or use our site after those revisions become effective, you agree and will comply to the revised terms. If you do not agree to the revised terms, please discontinue using our site.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at GridTalk@jemena.com.au.
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