Privacy Statement and Declaration
We collect personal information from you to process your application, provide you with your product or service, and manage your product or service. We may also use your information to comply with legislative or regulatory requirements in any jurisdiction, prevent fraud, crime or other activity that may cause harm in relation to our products or services and help us run our business. We may also use your information to tell you about products or services we think may interest you.
If you do not provide all the information we request, we may need to reject your application or we may no longer be able to provide a product or service to you.
We may disclose your personal information to other members of the Westpac Group, anyone we engage to do something on our behalf, rewards program administrators and other organisations that assist us with our business.
As a provider of financial services, we have obligations to disclose some personal information to government agencies and regulators in Australia, and in some cases offshore. We are not able to ensure that foreign government agencies or regulators will comply with Australian privacy laws, although they may have their own privacy laws. By using our products or services, you consent to these disclosures.
- how you can access the personal information we hold about you and ask for it to be corrected;
- how you may complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles or a registered privacy code and how we will deal with your complaint;
- how we collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information in more detail.
OTHER ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND CONSENTS
- We may confirm the details of the information provided in this application which includes contacting your employer to confirm salary, address or other personal details.
- Where you have provided information about another individual, you must make them aware of that fact and the contents of the Privacy Statement.
- This application form is not an offer or acceptance of credit.
Information about products and services
We will use or disclose your personal information to contact you or send you information about other products and services offered by the Westpac Group or its preferred suppliers. Please call us on 13 13 76 or visit any of our branches if you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us.
Our Reporting Obligations
We are required to identify certain US persons in order to meet account information reporting requirements under local and international laws.
If you are a US citizen or US tax resident, you must telephone 1300 663 738 at the time of completing this application. When you contact us you will be asked to provide additional information about your US tax status which will constitute certification of your US tax status for the purposes of this application.
Unless you notify us that you are a US citizen or US tax resident as specified above, by completing this application you certify that you are not a US citizen or US tax resident.
If at any time after account opening, information in our possession suggests that you may be a US citizen or US tax resident, you may be contacted to provide further information on your US tax status. Failure to respond may lead to certain reporting requirements applying to your account.
"We", "our", "us" means BankSA - A division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141. "Westpac Group" means Westpac Banking Corporation and its related bodies corporate.