The agent collects personal information about the prospective tenant (Applicant) from the applicant and other sources (including, but not limited to, tenancy reference databases referees, employers (current or former) and other agents) as a result of this application it also collects such information during any tenancy should the applicants be successful. The information collected is necessary for the agent to verify the applicant’s identity to process and evaluate the application to perform the agent’s obligation under or arising from its management agreement with the landlord and to manage the tenancy should the application be successful.
Personal information collected about the applicant as a result of this application, or during any tenancy should the application be successful, may be used and disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected. Disclosure may be made to parties including, but not limited to, the landlord (whether in Australia or elsewhere) and their advisers, referees, employers, (current or former) other agents, third party operators of tenancy reference databases, government agencies, financial institutions and tradespeople. Information already held on tenancy reference database about the applicant may also be disclosed to and used by the agent and landlord. If the applicant enters into a residential tenancy agreement and if the applicant fails to comply with their obligations under that agreement, that fact and other relevant personal information about the applicant may also be disclosed to the landlord, third party operators of tenancy reference database may also be entered on the database. If information about the applicant is entered on the tenancy reference database, it could have an adverse effect on the applicant’s ability to obtain future rental accommodation.
We may also use some information, such as the amount of the rent being paid for marketing purposes. Such information may be disclosed to landlords, prospective landlords tenants and prospective tenants.
In order to process the applicant’s application it may necessary for the agent to contact the applicant’s referees or employer (either current or former). In the event the referee or employer declines to provide any information about the applicant to the agent for privacy reasons, the applicant hereby consents to the agent sending that person a copy of this notice.
If the applicant would like to access the personal information the agent hold about them they can do so by contacting the agent at Shop 8 Albion St, Mittagong. Telephone (02) 4889 8555.
If the information is not provided the agent may not be able to process the application, manage any tenancy (should one arise) or otherwise perform its obligations under any management agreement with the landlord.