How we handle your information
Collection and use of your information
Scouty Finance and its representatives will only seek to collect necessary information from you in order to provide you with
the credit assistance you have sought from us. We may also use this information for purposes associated with our services
such as follow-up calls to assist you.
In certain circumstances, we may also be required to collect sensitive information (such as health information) on behalf of
the lender in the course of giving you credit assistance
Disclosure of personal information
Scouty Finance and its representatives will never unnecessarily exchange your personal or business information with any
third party for any reason, unless compelled by force of law. However, in order to assist you, we may be required to
provide your personal information to certain organisations. If your information is not provided, we may be unable to assist
you. The types of organisations include:
- Our Licensee
- Mortgage insurers
- Other mortgage intermediaries
- Other organisations that assist us such as printers, mailing houses, lawyers, debt collectors, accountants and other
In certain, specific cases our Licensee may contract an external audit service provider to ensure we are meeting our
obligations and commitments to you under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 and this service provider
may disclose your personal information to its team in India. You can be assured that we have full legal access to that
overseas service provider as if they were domiciled in Australia, as required by the Privacy Act 1988.
Access and alterations to your personal information
You can gain access to your personal or company information or advise alterations to that information by contacting our
Contact Person: Radhe Vaid
Address: Suite 302 Level 3, 101 Overton Road, Williams Landing VIC 3027
Information which is easily accessible will be provided to you free of charge. However, information which is more difficult
to access may have a fee associated with the request. You can also contact us for more detailed information on how we
collect, handle and secure your personal information.
From time to time, Scouty Finance may contact you with information about products from either ourselves or our industry
affiliates that we believe may interest you. To opt-out of receiving such information, simply let us know by contacting us
directly using the office details above.
Security of your personal information
Scouty Finance takes reasonable steps to ensure the security of your personal or company information from unauthorised
access, theft or modification.
Feedback on the handling of your personal information
Should you be unsatisfied in the manner in which Scouty Finance has handled your personal information please contact us
(per details listed above). We will take all necessary steps to investigate and address your concerns. If the issue you have
raised is not resolved to your satisfaction you should contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at:
Ph: 1300 363 992
Mail: GPO Box 5218
SYDNEY NSW 2001.
Act and your rights at www.privacy.gov.a