Showcase Real Estate respects your right to privacy. We are bound by
the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.
Those Principles regulate most of our activities with respect to
personal information collected, stored, used and disclosed by us.
Vendor/Prospective Vendors & Purchasers/Prospective Purchasers
our agency business we use personal information collected from vendors
and prospective vendors to perform our obligations under our agreement
with vendors, or to provide market appraisals to prospective vendors.
use personal information collected from purchasers and prospective
purchasers to inform them of properties for sale. Personal information
may also be collected during an open house inspection for security
purposes and we may contact the prospective purchaser with respect to
that property and other properties, which we believe may interest the
We may disclose information to other
parties including to potential purchasers or vendors, to media
organisations, on the internet, or to clients of the agent both
existing and potential, as well as to parties engaged to evaluate the
property. For example pest and building inspectors, and to owners''
corporations, government and statutory bodies, financial institutions,
valuers, or to other third parties as required or authorised by law.
use personal information collected from landlords and prospective
landlords to act as the landlord''s agent and to perform our
obligations under our agreements with landlords, or to provide market
appraisals to prospective landlords.
We may disclose information
to other parties including to potential tenants, media organisations,
on the internet, or to clients of the agent both existing and
potential, as well as to tradespeople, owners'' corporations,
government and statutory bodies, financial institutions and to third
parties as required or authorised by law.
information is collected from tenants or potential tenants in the
course of a tenancy application and any subsequent tenancy, as is
necessary for the agent to verify the potential tenant''s identity, to
process and evaluate the application for the landlord, and to manage
Personal information collected in the application
and during the course of the tenancy, including through property
inspection reports, may be disclosed to other parties including to the
landlord, employment and personal referees, as well as to tradespeople,
owners'' corporations, government and statutory authorities, financial
institutions and other agents and operators of tenancy reference
databases and to third parties as required or authorised by law.
already held on tenancy reference databases may also be disclosed to
us. If the tenant fails to comply with their obligations under the
tenancy agreement, that fact may also be disclosed to the landlord,
other agents and operators of tenancy reference databases. If this
information is not provided, we may not be able to process the
application and manage the tenancy.
only disclose the above-mentioned information to other parties as
required to perform our duties under any agreement, to achieve the
purposes specified above, to provide an effective service, or as
otherwise allowed under the Privacy Act 1988. Real estate and tax laws
require some of the above-mentioned information to be collected. If the
information is not provided, we may not be able to act effectively or
We are required by law to retain Sales and Property
Management files for 7 years, and these are securely stored. After that
time these files are shredded. Tenancy applications are retained in the
office for a period of 1 month, after which time the personal details
of applicants are shredded.