Folklore is a first cheque to forever investment firm investing in the great success stories of our time. To do this, we raise venture capital funds, invest in start ups and help them achieve success. We also run leading programs, events and platforms, including our website (Services) for internal and external community members and employees. In all these occasions of interaction, we understand that protecting personal information is important and we handle information with the utmost confidentiality.
Personal information: Personal information includes information, and in Australia includes opinion, about an individual that is reasonably identifiable, whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not.
We may collect the following types of personal information:
When you pitch your company to us or send your pitch to us for investment and/or we invest in your company
When you invest or apply to invest in one of our funds
We may collect these types of personal information either directly from you, or from third parties. We may collect this information when you:
Personal Information means information (and in Australia includes an opinion), whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual who is identified or reasonably identifiable.
When you participate in, or apply for, one of our programs
When you apply for or send us your details in relation to employment, volunteer, intern or mentor with us, are part of our network of talent or provide us with services as a contractor
In addition, when you apply for a job or position with us we may collect certain information from you (including your name, contact details, working history and relevant records checks) from any recruitment consultant, your previous employers and others, who may be able to provide information to us to assist in our decision on whether or not to make you an offer of employment or engage you under a contract.
When you visit our website
Sensitive Information. It may be necessary in some circumstances for us to collect some forms of sensitive information about you in order to provide specific services to you. Sensitive information includes information about a person’s race, gender diversity, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic origin, political opinions, health information, religious or philosophical beliefs and criminal records. Unless otherwise permitted by law, we will not collect sensitive information about you without first obtaining your consent.
Collecting and holding of your personal information
We may collect (directly, indirectly or from third parties), hold, use and disclose your personal information in a number of ways, including:
Directly: We may collect personal information which you directly provide to us for any of the above mentioned reasons and including when a person reaches out to us via our website, email or phone.
Indirectly: We may collect personal information which you indirectly provide to us for any of the above mentioned reasons and including when a person reaches out to us via our website, email or phone.
From third parties: We collect information from third parties, such as:
We only collect, hold, use and disclose sensitive information for the following purposes:
We may collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
How we use your personal information
To whom do we disclose your personal information
Disclosure of personal information outside Australia
When you provide your personal information to us, you consent to the disclosure of your information outside of Australia and acknowledge that we are not required to ensure that overseas recipients handle that personal information in compliance with Australian Privacy Law. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that any overseas recipient will deal with such personal information in a way that is consistent with the Australian Privacy Principles.
Using our website and cookies
We may hold your personal information in either electronic or hard copy form. We hold information only for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purpose for which it was collected or to comply with any application legal reporting or document retention requirements. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place industry standard physical, electronic and managerial procedures and security measures to safeguard and secure personal information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification, and disclosure.
While we are committed to security, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that is transmitted to or by us over the Internet. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.
Links on our website to other websites
Your rights and choice to the personal information provided by you
Accessing your personal information
You can access the personal information we hold about you by contacting us using the contact us function. Sometimes, we may not be able to provide you with access to all your personal information and, where this is the case, we will tell you why. We may also need to verify your identity when you request your personal information.
Correction of information
If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, please contact us and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that it is corrected. Please note, in some situations, we may be legally permitted to not correct your personal information. If we cannot correct your information, we will advise you as soon as reasonably possible and provide you with the reasons for our refusal and any mechanism available to complain about the refusal.
Making a complaint
If you think we have breached the Privacy Act, or you wish to make a complaint about the way we have handled your personal information you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, email address and/or telephone number and clearly describe your complaint. Where possible, the complaint should include enough information to help us resolve it. We will acknowledge your complaint and respond to you regarding your complaint within a reasonable period of time. If you think that we have failed to resolve the complaint satisfactorily, we will provide you with information about the further steps you can take.
Tenancy 4, Level 1, 16 Eveleigh Street, Redfern NSW 2016.
Effective 01.11.2016 and updated 1.11.22