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Your consumer credit liability information;
Your repayment history information;
A statement that an information request has been made about You by a third-party;
The type of consumer credit and amount of credit sought in an application to a lender and in connection with which a lender has made an information request;
Your default information;
Your payment information;
Your new arrangement, court proceedings or personal insolvency information; and
Any other such information as set out in section 6N of the Privacy Act (Cth) 1988 ("Privacy Act") (together, "Credit Information").
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Your Personal Information and details provided in accordance with Our Eligibility Criteria is used by Us and Our agents to verify Your identity, including with various government entities;
Experian will collect, use, disclose, transfer from Us or otherwise handle Your Personal Information for use within Experian's credit reporting body processes;
Experian will generate Your Credit Information and deliver it to Us to be accessed by You on the Site; and
Your Credit Score is calculated and produced by Experian. Our Service does not reflect or capture any data contained in any other credit reporting body. Please be aware that Your Credit Score may be different from a credit score obtained elsewhere. The way We present Your Credit Score and other credit-related information about You may differ from the way it is presented if requested directly from Experian. However, the information is based upon a subset of the same underlying data.
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Each product or service displayed on the Site will be subject to its own terms and conditions set by the Product Provider. You should obtain information directly from a Product Provider before making a decision to apply for, or acquire, a product or service featured on the Site.
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We receive Your Credit Information from Experian and rely on Experian to provide Us with accurate and up-to-date credit-related information about You. We will not be held liable for any incorrect or incomplete information or data provided to Us by Experian or for any loss You may suffer by relying upon the accuracy or completeness of Your Credit Report Summary or any other information provided on the Site.
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Is about a Product Provider which You are a customer; and
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Misusing Your membership with Us;
Engaging in fraudulent or unlawful behaviour; or
Submitting ratings which We consider to be "spam".
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