Privacy Policy

In this policy "we", "us" and "our" means Rainmaker Information Pty Limited (ABN 86 095 610 996), Financial Standard Pty Limited (ABN 57 604 552 874), its subsidiaries and affiliated companies.

This Privacy Policy will outline the kind of information we collect and how we use it. We may update or revise this policy from time to time by posting an updated version on our websites. You have no obligation to provide any personal information requested by us. However, if you choose to withhold your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the services or products that depend on the collection and use of that information.

1. Our privacy commitment


2. What information do we collect?

Business information

Rainmaker, as an information company collects information about certain businesses. This information about businesses does not include information about individuals at these businesses beyond their commercial activities, what is already available in the public domain or beyond what they voluntarily disclose in the course of our research and compilation activities.

Personal information

In the course of doing business, and separate to the above, we may also collect personal information from our customers and subscribers. The personal information we collect varies depending upon the purpose of the collection and the product or service we are providing you. Generally, we may collect and hold the following types of personal information, depending on the nature of the transaction with us:

  • your name and address;
  • your telephone number;
  • your e-mail contact details;
  • your date of birth;
  • your gender;
  • other information you may make publically available online (including but not limited to on social media platforms);
  • transaction details, if you make a purchase with us or choose to store details in your online profile; bank account/credit card numbers and associated details as reasonably required in relation to processing payments at your request; and
  • any other personal information which may be required in order to facilitate and where possible improve your dealings with us.

However, for certain purposes, such as where you apply for employment with us, we will collect additional personal information such as your employment history, educational history and employment references.

Your personal information may be used by us to inform you about products and services, improve the products and services we offer, and otherwise better meet the needs and preferences of our customers.

We generally do not collect sensitive information such as race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union memberships or details of health or disability. Exceptions to this include:

  • where you have given express consent for us to do so;
  • the use of this information is authorised by law or is considered reasonably necessary to enforce the law; or
  • when the information is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claim.

3. How do we collect information?


4. Why do we collect and use your personal information?


5. Who do we disclose your personal information to?


6. How is your personal information secured?


7. Access to, updating or deleting of personal information


8. Web logging and the use of cookies


9. What to do if you have a problem or question


10. Contact details


11. Additional information