Greenhat Services Pty Ltd (ACN 087 716 381) ("Greenhat") is a professional services company specialising in the design, development and hosting of websites and related software and website code for use by individuals, companies and organisations. Greenhat also specialises in AWS cloud services including, IT infrastructure design/implementation/management, application migration/modernisation/acceleration, and other related cloud services using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) global network.
The practises and policies described herein apply to all users of Greenhat. Each time you visit the website and use any of our services you are, by doing so, accepting the practises and policies described below. You agree that by using the products, services and website of Greenhat (together being the “website”) you are expressly and affirmatively consenting to our use of information that you have provided. Greenhat will only use that information for the purpose of providing the services mentioned on the website, together with periodically providing you information on its products and services.
For the purpose of operating the website effectively and providing the services described in the same, Greenhat may collect personal information from its users. Generally, we will inform you of the use of the information and provide optional fields to information that is not mandatory by the system.
The use of your information will be restricted to the provision of the services that are characterised on the website, unless you expressly consent otherwise. If there are legal requirements to access your personal data, you will be informed before the event is conducted.
All users should be aware that by voluntarily displaying personal information in the website or an associated platform (such as in a Forum), that information can be accessed by other users.
Greenhat will only collect personal information from individuals by fair and lawful means which is necessary for its functions. Greenhat will only collect sensitive information with the consent of the individual and if that information is reasonably necessary for the functions of the website.
The information requested from individuals will only be used to provide you with Greenhat’s services, which may include providing you access to courses, videos, content and assessments; obtaining feedback about courses, videos, content and services; advise you of upcoming events; administer and manage your profile; further develop and improve our business and educational systems; and inform you about new products and services that we may introduce from time to time. If you choose not to provide certain information, Greenhat may be unable to register you as a user or member; or provide you with certain products and services.
Your personal information will be held by Greenhat for a period up to 5 years.
For the purposes set out above, we may disclose your personal information to the following:
Greenhat will not disclose an individual’s personal information to another person or organisation unless:
Where personal information is disclosed for the purposes of enforcement of the criminal law or of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty, or for the purpose of the protection of the public revenue, Greenhat shall include in the record containing that information a note of the disclosure.
Any person or organisation that collects information on behalf of Greenhat or to whom personal information is disclosed as described in this procedure will be required to not use or disclose the information for a purpose other than the purpose for which the information was collected by them or supplied to them.
Our affiliates and other third-party service providers, which may include content & services providers, customer relationship, content management and hosting services, may also be given access to some or all of the above information for similar purposes. For example:
All such third-parties are bound by laws and regulations, wherever they are located in the world, and are required adopt and apply data protection policies and practises that are consistent with this policy.
Greenhat is committed to ensuring the confidentiality, security and integrity of the personal information it collects, uses and discloses.
Greenhat will take all reasonable steps to ensure that any personal information collected is relevant to the purpose for which it is was collected, is accurate, up to date and complete.
Greenhat will store securely all records containing personal information and take all reasonable security measures to protect personal information it holds from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Where Greenhat has no further use for personal information for any purpose disclosed, or is no longer required to maintain that personal information, all reasonable steps will be taken to destroy or de-identify the information.
Individuals have the right to access or obtain a copy of the personal information that Greenhat holds about them. Requests to access or obtain a copy of personal information must be made in writing. There is no charge for an individual to access personal information that Greenhat holds about them; however Greenhat may charge a fee to make a copy. Individuals will be advised of how they may access or obtain a copy of their personal information and any applicable fees within 10 days of receiving their written request.
If an individual considers their personal information to be incorrect, incomplete, out of date or misleading, they can request that the information be amended. Where a record is found to be inaccurate, a correction will be made as soon as practical. Where an individual requests that a record be amended because it is inaccurate but the record is found to be accurate, the details of the request for amendment will be noted on the record. There is no charge for making a request to correct personal information.
Written requests for access to, or to obtain a copy of, or to correct personal information held by Greenhat, should be submitted via our enquiry form here.
As Greenhat operates internationally, personal information of users may be transferred across national and continental borders. Within Greenhat, such transfers are governed by internal controls and rules, consistent with this policy and the relevant legislation and regulation, including the GDPR.
Greenhat utilises Amazon Web Services (AWS) in its operations and to process and transfer data.
Amazon.com, Inc. (AWS) is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, which means that Greenhat can transfer personal data from the EU to the US in a compliant way. These certifications can be found at the EU-US Privacy Shield website: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list
Greenhat web servers collect your IP address to assist us maintain the quality of the services provided and to be able to diagnose any problems with the system. The information collected is aggregate only and cannot be associated with your private information.
We allow limited use of various technologies to collect and store information when users visit our website. This may include using cookies (i.e., a string of unique data that a website stores on a user’s computer and that the user’s browser provides to the website each time the user returns) or similar technologies to identify the user’s browser or device. This helps us optimise our users’ experience and continually improve and tailor our products and services for users.
While users may set their browser to block all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, it is not a recommended practise as it may restrict your access to our services.
We automatically log IP addresses, browser types and dates/times, which assists us provide support to users, diagnose user-initiated issues and queries, and conduct audits for security purposes.
Greenhat will never sell, hire or distribute any information to third parties which are not involved in the system unless there is an affirmative consent from the user.
Where an individual believes that Greenhat has breached a Privacy Principle in relation to that individual, they may lodge a complaint using Greenhat’s grievance handling procedures.
You are able to access and modify your private information at any time (unless the website is out of service). We encourage our users to frequently update and maintain their personal information. If you are having any problems with editions and updates, send an email to our support team.
Your login username and password are unique and will not be distributed to any other party. Greenhat will confirm your username and password via email upon registration; it is your responsibility to keep it from others. We will not allow access to your details by third parties unless your explicit authorisation is given.
Any information posted in a Forum or web resource is regarded as public information. Although Greenhat strives to maintain the security of your personal information, we cannot protect it when placed in a public environment (bulletin board).
All written communications between users and Greenhat will be recorded for the purposes of providing end-user support and improving service quality. This information will only be accessed by our support team and only be used for the purposes of improving your use of the system.
Greenhat may contact you if there are any problems with your personal information, account details or other issues relating to the provision of our services. We will never contact you by email for the purposes of obtaining financial information (such as bank details or credit card numbers).
The Greenhat support team may contact users to help with problems they may encounter from time to time. We advise you not to provide your password during telephone communications.
Greenhat encourages users to provide feedback about our website and services. All inquiries will be carefully considered and responded to by our customer support team (along with any actions it may require).
By registering with Greenhat you will receive our online newsletter to keep you informed of our services and special offers. Your name and email will be used for the delivery of the newsletter. You can automatically unsubscribe from the ezine at any time using the link within the ezine.
The website may contain advertising and other types of information about third-party companies. Usually, the information will be linked to their website with the purpose of providing convenience to our users. Greenhat is not responsible for the information provided by these companies, whether in our website or theirs.
Nevertheless, Greenhat will review relevant information before publishing any details on the website. This process will occur in order to protect our users from viewing any type of inappropriate content.
The website content may be updated at any time. In the case of a major change, users will be provided with a notice either by email or through the website. Any changes to this Privacy Content or the Terms and Conditions will be updated on the website (we advise our users to periodically check the contents for any changes).
Last updated: 09 June 2023