This privacy statement explains how the ML^2 collects, maintains, uses and discloses your personal information.

It also provides some detail about the rights that customers have in respect of their personal information. For the purpose of this Privacy Statement, members of the ML^2 Group include ManagedLeverage Pty Ltd and ManagedLeverage Holdings Pt y Ltd and other related companies.

It also provides some detail about the rights that customers have in respect of their personal information. For the purpose of this Privacy Statement, members of the ML^2 Group include ManagedLeverage Pty Ltd and ManagedLeverage Holdings Pt y Ltd and other related companies.

Personal information

You provide ML^2 with your personal information when you ask for information about ML^2 products and services, when you access and use this and other ML^2 websites, and/or when you submit an application to open an account with ML^2. When assessing an application, ML^2 may also collect information about you from publicly available sources such as company registers.

If you give us personal information about another person, you represent that you are authorized to do so and agree to inform that person who we are, that we will use and disclose that information for the relevant purposes set out below, and that they can access the information we hold about them.

During the course of your relationship with ML^2, we will also gather information about products and services provided to you.

Where we are required by law to collect information to identify and verify you. ML^2 may make inquiries as to your identity(ies) and other personal details as required by the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006. Your personal information will be treated strictly in accordance with the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the ‘private sector amendments’ contained in the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 (Cth).

ML^2 websites – statistical information and cookies

We may collect statistical information about visitors to our websites such as the number of visitors, pages viewed, types of transactions conducted, time online and documents downloaded. This information can used to evaluate and improve the performance of our websites. Other than statistical information, we do not collect any information about you through our website unless you provide the information to us.

You should also be aware that we use cookies on our websites. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identification number or value that is sent to your browser from a website’s computer and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser allows it. However, to protect your privacy, your browser only allows a website to access the cookies it has sent to your computer.

When cookies are used on our websites, they are used to collect the statistical information referred to above in addition to allowing you to access your account online. When you access your account online, a cookie will be created which uniquely identifies your computer and your username and password. This means that you do not have to re-enter those details each time you want to access your account online.

Most internet browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may be able to change the settings of your browser to refuse all cookies or to have your computer notify you each time a cookie is sent to it, and thereby give yourself the choice whether to accept it or not. If you reject all cookies, you will be unable to access your account online. You can also delete cookies from your computer after they have been created.

Use of the information by ML^2

The information requested in any application to open an account completed by customers is required to enable us to provide a service to you. That information, together with the information collected and maintained by ML^2 during the course of our relationship with you, is used to manage and administer the products and services provided to you and to keep you updated whilst you are a customer in relation to various matters pertaining to the ML^2 tools, programs, calculators and reports.

We may also use your personal information to develop an understanding of the products and services that you may be interested in obtaining from ML^2 and to market such products and services to you.

ML^2 Markets may disclose your personal information to:

  • financial institutions and other similar organizations that it deals with in the course of its corporate activities, or those that are nominated by you.
  • external service providers and professional advisers (which may be located overseas) that provide services to us.
  • any organization at your request or any persons acting on your behalf, including your financial adviser, broker, solicitor or accountant.
  • regulatory and government bodies from time to time in Australia and other countries; and

ML^2 will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

What are your rights?

You need not give us any of the personal information requested by ML^2. However, without that information ML^2 may not be able to open an account for you where the information is requested in an application form, or to provide you with any other services, information or assistance you have sought.

Should you have any questions or complaint about your privacy, please contact us. If a complaint is not resolved by ML^2 to your satisfaction, you may complain to the Privacy Commissioner.

Access to information by customers

Customers can gain access to any information ML^2 holds about them

Receiving commercial electronic messages

By accessing this website you consent to us sending commercial electronic messages (including messages about our products and services) to any electronic address which you provide or for which you are responsible. You warrant that you have authority, either as or on behalf of the electronic account holder, to provide this consent and agree that until you withdraw your consent by providing written notice to us or using an unsubscribe facility in the message, we may continue to send commercial electronic messages to those addresses.

Your consent

By accessing this website or by submitting an application to open an account with ML^2, you consent to ML^2 collecting, maintaining, using and disclosing personal information about you and provided by you or by another person as described above.

Amendments to this privacy statement

ML^2 may make changes to this privacy statement from time to time for any reason. This privacy statement is dated May 2012.