We’re a multidisciplinary
creative services agency.

Who we are

We’re Being Agency. Our website address is: thebeingagency.com

Personal data we collect, and why we collect it

Contact forms:

Contact forms send your contact details and request information to our email address for communication purposes. We do not store your data on our website database.

Cookies:

A newsletter widget cookie is used to enhance user experience. It stores information for one day.

Embedded content from other websites:

Articles on this website may feature embedded content, including videos and images.

Embedded content from other sites behaves the same way as it does on the original site.

Other websites may collect your data, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, or monitor interaction with embedded content – including tracing interaction with embedded content if you have an account and are logged into the website.

Analytics:

In addition to web server logs, Being Agency uses Google Analytics – a website analytics service provided by Google. Reports obtained from Google Analytics are used to improve the efficiency and usability of this site.

Google Analytics uses first-party cookies and JavaScript code to gather statistics on how this website is accessed. It anonymously tracks visitor information with this site, including where visitors came from and what they did on the site.

Personal information generated by cookie and JavaScript codes is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers outside Australia and England. (Google is based in the USA.) Should you wish to get in touch with Google, you can find contact details on the company’s Contact Us page.

Who we share data with:

MailChimp

We use MailChimp, an EDM service, to dispatch our newsletters and analyse campaigns.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse website traffic.

Additional information

How we protect your data:

Google uses your information for the purpose of evaluating use of our site, compiling reports on web activity for site operators, and providing other services linked to website activity and internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where third parties process information on Google’s behalf.

By using this site, you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner described by Google’s Privacy Policy and for the purposes set out above. Relevant US legislation applies.

You can opt out of Google Analytics by disabling or refusing cookies, disabling JavaScript, or using the opt out service provided by Google.

We use SSL to protect our website and ensure the connection between the server and user is secure. Website security is enforced and maintained by updating the CMS core and required plugins used on the site.

Data breach procedures in place:

Data breach response plans, procedures and clear lines of authority have been set up in the event of an actual or suspected data breach. If you would like to know more about our response plans, please contact Being Agency.

Third-party data:

This website does not receive data from external third-parties.

Automated decision-making and profiling with user data:

We do not use automated decision-making. We do use the Google Analytics tracking tool for profiling. For further information on our use of Google Analytics, refer to the earlier Analytics section.

Contacting Being Agency:

When you contact Being Agency – e.g. by email – we process your name, email address and any additional personal data disclosed in the correspondence itself. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) f. GDPR. Our legitimate interest is in answering your enquiry and, if appropriate, providing follow-up questions.

Making a complaint:

If you feel Being Agency has breached the Privacy Act or you wish to make a complaint about the way we have handled your personal information, you can contact us via our complaint form. Please include your name, email address and/or telephone number and clearly describe your complaint.

We will acknowledge your complaint within a reasonable time period. If you feel we have failed to resolve the complaint in a satisfactory manner, we will provide you with information on further steps available.

More information:

For additional information about our Privacy Policy or practices, accessing or correcting personal information, or making a complaint, please email us via the address provided below.

[email protected]

 

Privacy Preference Center

Analytics

Cookies used by Google Analytics

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WordPress

Default WordPress settings Cookies for logged in users

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Being Agency Cookies

Used to see if the sign up widget was closed, and if so, it won't appear again for 1 day;

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GDPR Plugin

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