Thank you for applying for a credit account with Funktion Australia.
This online application service has been provided so we can process your application as quickly as possible.
To complete your application, we will ask for the following information to be provided:
If you require any assistance with your application, please contact our accounts department on 03 9551 1596
The types of personal information we may collect and hold includes (but is not limited to) personal information about:
Personal information that we collect and may hold include:
You are not obliged to provide personal information to CreditorWatch. However in many cases, if you do not provide your personal information to us, we may not be able to supply the relevant product or service that you have requested from us.
If it is necessary to provide specific services to you, we may collect sensitive information about you. Under the Privacy Act, “sensitive information” includes but is not limited to information or an opinion about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, religious belief, or criminal record and also includes health information about an individual. However, we will only collect sensitive information from you if you agree to provide it to us, you authorise us to obtain it from a third party or where the collection of the information is required or authorised by or under an Australian law or a Court/Tribunal order or otherwise where the collection is not prohibited under the Privacy Act. We will only use sensitive information in accordance with the Privacy Act and for the purpose for which it is provided.
We collect personal information in the following ways:
We may also collect information about you from third party suppliers and government database services.
We store personal information in computer storage facilities and paper-based files. We take steps to protect your personal information against loss, unauthorised access, use modification or disclosure. Some examples of the steps we take to protect your personal information include:
Information that may identify you as a user may be gathered during your access with our website.
Our website includes pages that use ‘cookies’. A cookie is a unique identification number that allows the server to identify and interact more effectively with your computer. The cookie assists us in identifying what our users find interesting on our website.
A cookie will be allocated each time you use our website. The cookie does not identify you as an individual in our data collection process, however it does identify your Internet Service Provider.
CreditorWatch, or its related body corporates in the ATI Group, may collect some personal information that is a government related identifier.
Personal information from identity documents may be provided to the document issuer or official record holder via third party systems for the purpose of confirming your identity, for example, the Australian Government’s Document Verification Service (DVS). Where CreditorWatch does collect government related identifiers, they are maintained on a separate database for audit and compliance purposes.
CreditorWatch may use or disclose a government related identifier where:
We collect, hold, use and disclose personal information for a variety of business purposes including:
We also collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information to:
If you do not wish to disclose your personal information for the purpose of direct marketing or you would like to opt-out of receiving direct marketing communications, you can do so by contacting the CreditorWatch Privacy Officer using the contact details set out below, or by following the instructions to unsubscribe which are contained in a communication that you receive from us.
The ATI Group and Related Companies
The ATI Group includes our parent company Australian Technology Innovators Pty Ltd, LEAP Legal Software Pty Ltd, InfoTrack Group Pty Ltd and their subsidiaries, CNCNA Pty Ltd (trading as eCompanies), InfoTrack Limited (NZ), InfoTrack Group Limited (UK) and its subsidiaries, and LotSearch Pty Ltd. Different companies within the ATI Group provide different services.
The ATI Group may share information with our integration partners to ensure the smooth running of the services which we, and they, provide. These partners include Sympli Pty Ltd, Practice Evolve Group Pty Ltd and its subsidiaries, Legal Software Developments Pty Ltd and its subsidiaries, and other partners as mentioned on our website and updated from time to time. At times, we may need to provide personal information to them to help them run their businesses or for reporting purposes. We may also share your personal information within the wider Australian Technology Innovators Pty Ltd group companies (ATI Group) and with our service providers for the purposes outlined above.
Third Party Service Providers
We may disclose your personal information to third party service providers who assist us in providing the services you request, including public authorities and providers of information services.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties who work with us in our business to promote, market or improve the services that we provide, including:
We may also combine your personal information with information available from other sources, including the entities mentioned above, to help us provide better services to you.
Where we do share information with third parties, we require that there are contracts in place that only allow use and disclosure of personal information to provide the service and that protect your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act. Otherwise, we will disclose personal information to others if you’ve given us permission, or if the disclosure relates to the main purpose for which we collected the information and you would reasonably expect us to do so.
As a credit reporting agency, we may share your credit information in accordance with industry consumer credit reporting standards including:
These standards ensure that your personal information in relation to your consumer credit is managed regarding:
We do not presently disclose personal information to any organisations located overseas; however, we do disclose information in Australia, for the purposes described above, to some multinational organisations that are located both in Australia and overseas, including the United Kingdom, the United States and New Zealand.
If you are a resident of the European Union for the purposes of the GDPR, then in addition to what is set out above, the following applies to you.
In providing services to you, CreditorWatch may make use of a number of automated processes using your Personal Information and your activity on our site as tracked by us, in order to provide more tailored and relevant services to you.
In addition to your rights set out above, you may update or rectify any of your Personal Information that we hold about you, in the manner described in the “How you can access your personal information” paragraph above.
You have a right to request access to your personal information which we hold about you and to request its correction. You can make such a request by contacting the CreditorWatch Privacy Officer using the contact details set out in this policy.
We will respond to any such request for access as soon as reasonably practicable. Where access is to be given, we will provide you with a copy or details of your personal information in the manner requested by you where it is reasonable and practicable to do so.
We will not charge you a fee for making a request to access your personal information. However, we may charge you a reasonable fee for giving you access to your personal information.
In some cases, we may refuse to give you access to the information you have requested or only give you access to certain information. If we do this, we will provide you with a written statement setting out our reasons for refusal, except where it would be unreasonable to do so.
We will take such steps (if any) as are reasonable in the circumstances to make sure that the personal information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete, up to date and relevant.
If you believe the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, irrelevant, out of date or incomplete, you can ask us to update or correct it. To do so, please contact us using the contact details listed below.
If we refuse your request to correct your personal information, we will let you know why. You also have the right to request that a statement be associated with your personal information that says you believe it is inaccurate, incomplete, irrelevant, misleading or out of date.
CreditorWatch Privacy Officer
GPO Box 4029 Sydney NSW 2001
1800 738 524
We will acknowledge and investigate any complaint about the way we manage personal information as soon as practicable. We will take reasonable steps to remedy any failure to comply with our privacy obligations. If you are unhappy with our handling of the complaint, you may contact the Australian Information Commissioner.
Last update: 29 May 2019
Please contact Funktion Australia on 03 9551 1596
By making this application for trade credit, I / we acknowledge and accept the following:
I/we agree and authorise Funktion Australia Pty Ltd to make enquiries in support of this application for the assessment of my / our credit worthiness.
I / we agree to comply with Funktion Australia Pty Ltd credit terms, being net 14 days. i.e. Payment is made within 14 days from the date of invoice.
I / we understand that any item purchased from Funktion Australia Pty Ltd, remains the property of Funktion Australia Pty Ltd until such time payment has been received in full.
Funktion Australia Pty Ltd will provide a Funktion Australia Pty Ltd reserves the right to suspend the delivery of further goods should the payment of the order not strictly be adhered to.
Funktion Australia Pty Ltd reserves the right to suspend or cancel credit terms or pending credit applications should the temporary account period be defaulted.
Failure to provide payment before or by the due date on credit term invoices (unless otherwise agreed to in writing) is a default under this agreement which, Funktion Australia Pty Ltd is entitled at any time to do any or all of the following:
a) Charge the purchaser late payment fees on any monies unpaid on the due date in accordance with the credit terms
b) Demand immediate settlement of invoices, outstanding late fees
c) Terminate the Agreement and require payment in full for all goods and/or services supplied up to the date of termination, or require the return of those Goods
d) Suspend/ hold all future deliveries until all outstanding invoices are paide) Temporarily suspend/ hold credit terms and credit account facilities for any period that the Funktion Australia Pty Ltd deems necessary or permanently cancel them
f) Funktion Australia Pty Ltd reserve the right to gain access to the premises to remove stock from premises if terms are not met or an arrangement in not agreed to by the directors
g) Funktion Australia Pty Ltd reserve the right to charge, a five (5%) late fee on the total of all overdue invoice/s, should an overdue invoice fall 30 days past the due date (or delivery date, whichever is the latter) per month. Subsequently, each month that passes without payment of the overdue invoice/s will incur a further five (5%) fee to the total of overdue invoice/s and late fee charge invoice/s.
h) Understand that a Credit Application must be completed in full and the original form presented for validity
Purchase Order Delivery Terms & Conditions
a. Once a purchase order is placed by the customer, it is irrevocable and cannot be withdrawn except with the consent in writing of Funktion in its absolute discretion.
b. All orders placed by the customer must be placed by 2pm the business day prior in order to be eligible for next day delivery.
c. Funktion is entitled to reject next day delivery where (1) Funktion does not have sufficient stock and is unable to supply a substitute product; or (2) there is an event beyond the reasonable control of Funktion that prevents delays in Funktion supplying stock; or (3) the customer is in breach of any of its obligations under the terms and conditions, such as payment terms.
d. Funktion will use all reasonable endeavours to provide next day delivery on orders in accordance with the provisions of this agreement.
e. Funktion shall not be in breach of this Agreement or otherwise liable to the customer for any delay or failure of delivery caused in whole or in part by any contingency beyond Funktion’s reasonable control.