Connective Credit Services Pty Ltd is licensed under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009. The details of our licence are as follows:
Connective Credit Services Pty Ltd
Level 20, 567 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
1300 656 637
Australian Credit Licence Number
We have authorised Oxcel Group Pty Ltd as our credit representative. The details of Oxcel Group Pty Ltd are:
Credit Representative Name
Oxcel Group Pty Ltd T/A Oxcel Finance
1208/401 Docklands Dr.
MELBOURNE VIC 3008
1800 010 001
Credit Representative Number
Your Best Interests
Our broker’s priority is to you, their customer. We require our brokers place your finance needs above those of anyone else.
Our brokers are required to be transparent about products, your options, applicable fees, and charges as well any conflicts of interest. They will communicate in simple to understand language and act with the highest standards of integrity. They are committed to ensuring the product selected will meet your needs, requirements and be in your best interests at the time of assisting you obtaining finance.
This Credit Guide contains important information about us, the services we provide and the activities of the credit representative operating under our credit licence. It also contains:
We are required to provide this document to you as soon as practicable after it becomes apparent that we are likely to provide credit assistance to you. We provide “credit assistance” when we:
Prior to providing credit assistance to you, we must assess whether the particular loan is “unsuitable”. A loan will be “unsuitable” based on the information you provide to us if:
We are required to document our findings that the proposed loan is not unsuitable by way of completing a Preliminary Assessment. The Preliminary Assessment will set out your:
We are also required to take reasonable steps to verify information provided by you to us.
This verification may include:
Obtaining a copy of the Preliminary Assessment
If we provide you with credit assistance, you may request a copy of our Preliminary Assessment anytime for up to 7 years and we must provide you with a copy of the assessment within the following timeframes:
Your request is made:
We will give you your assessment:
Before the Credit Day*
As soon as possible after we receive your request
Up to 2 years after the Credit Day
Within 7 business days after we receive your request
Between 2 to 7 years after the Credit Day
Within 21 business days after we receive your request
*The Credit Day is the date the credit contract (i.e. the loan) is settled or the loan amount is increased.
There is no charge for requesting or receiving a copy of the Preliminary Assessment.
Fees and charges that are payable by you in relation to our credit assistance
We may charge a fee for providing credit assistance to you. If applicable, details about those fees payable by you will be set out in a Credit Quote which we will give you prior to submitting your loan application.
Other fees and charges
You may have to pay other fees and charges (such as application fees, valuation costs and other applicable fees) to the lender or other parties. You should review the particular loan contract documentation for further details of any such fees and charges.
How do I get paid?
We receive a commission and/or brokerage fee from lenders when your loan is settled. The commission is paid to us either directly by the lenders or paid to us via our aggregator.
The amount paid is based on both the total amount financed and the particular loan product you have selected. We may receive the following commissions after your loan has settled.
Type of Commission:
Commission or Brokerage Fee
(Paid after settlement)
Ranging from a minimum 0% to a maximum of 8% depending on the type of credit contract and calculated on the total loan amount financed including GST.
The method of calculation is based on the net amount financed including GST. Details of commission and/or brokerage to be received will be included in the Summary of Requirements and Credit Proposal document that we will provide you with when credit assistance is provided.
From time to time, I may receive a non-commission benefit by way of training, professional development, entertainment, gift, conference attendance, sponsorship, or entry into a competition run by a lender or my aggregator, at no extra cost to you. The nature of such arrangements are temporary, and the occurrence and amounts are often not readily ascertainable, however if they are apparent as a result of assisting you with credit assistance, this will be disclosed to you.
Our lender panel
We are authorised to engage in credit activities and therefore provide assistance to obtain consumer asset finance and personal loans for you from a panel of credit providers. The following are the credit providers through which we generally conduct the most business:
Consumer Asset Finance
· Australian Motorcycle & Marine Finance
· ANZ Banking Group
· Automotive Financial Services
· Latitude Financial
· Branded Financial Services
· Finance One
· NOW Finance
· Pepper Money
Other people we deal with
We have approval to utilise credit providers and their lending products through the services of our aggregator Connective Broker Services Pty Ltd ABN 77 161 731 111, Credit Representative 437202 authorised under Australian Credit Licence 389328. The aggregator charges us a fee depending on our contract arrangements, consisting of:
We have access to a panel of lenders through Connective. Macquarie Bank Limited is a 25% shareholder of Connective. We have access to products including those from Macquarie Bank Limited.
Commissions paid by Connective’s lender panel are transparent and do not influence the broker or consumer choice. Connective is committed to quality consumer outcomes in all circumstances.
Referrers and referral fees
We obtain referrals from a range of sources, including accountants, financial planners, real estate agents and other people. If you were introduced or referred to us, we may pay the referrer a commission or a fee.
Details of any commission or fees being paid to the referrer will be included in the Summary of Requirements and Credit Proposal document.
Dispute resolution and complaints
We are committed to providing you with the best possible service, however we understand there may be times where you are not satisfied. If this occurs, please inform us verbally or in writing with the exact details of your complaint, so we can work towards a prompt and fair resolution.
If we are unable to reach a satisfactory resolution, you can make a complaint in writing to the Australian Credit Licence holder, Connective Credit Services Pty Ltd. With regards to complaints resolution, we are mindful of the need to ensure that consumers are treated fairly and with respect during the complaints handling process. Any dissatisfaction with a credit representative operating under the licence will be handled in an efficient, timely and effective manner in accordance with ASIC regulations of Internal Dispute Resolution (IDR).
Connective Credit Services Pty Ltd details are:
Attention: Compliance and Complaints Handling Officer
Phone: 1300 656 637
Mail: Level 20, 567 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
We hope that you will be satisfied with how we deal with your complaint. However, if your concerns remain unresolved, or you have not heard from us within 30 days, then you can have your complaint heard by an independent party. The complaint can be lodged with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA):
Phone: 1800 931 678 (free call)
Mail: Australian Financial Complaints Authority, GPO Box 3, Melbourne VIC 3001
Time limits may apply to complain to AFCA and so you should act promptly or otherwise consult the AFCA website to find out if or when the time limit relevant to your circumstances expires.
Things you should know
We don’t provide legal or financial planning advice. It is important you understand your legal obligations under the loan contract and the financial consequences. If you have any doubts, you should obtain independent legal and financial planning advice before you enter any loan.
Entertainment and hospitality register
We hold and maintain an entertainment and hospitality register. A copy can be provided on request.
For more information regarding this Credit Guide or anything else about our services, just contact us at any time. We’re here to assist you.
Privacy disclosure statement and consent
In handling your personal information, Oxcel Group Pty Ltd ABN 58622168316 and its individual representatives (“the Broker”) are committed to complying with the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles.
The Brokers are authorised as credit representatives of Connective Credit Services Pty Ltd Australian Credit Licence 389328. Any references to “we, us, our” are to the Broker and will include reference to our aggregator, Connective Broker Services Pty Ltd and any of its related companies (“Connective”).
We collect information about you for the purposes you agree to in this Privacy Disclosure Statement and Consent (“Consent”). When you ask us to assist, you agree we can, consistent with Australia’s privacy and credit reporting laws, collect, use and exchange consumer and/or commercial credit and personal information (“information”) about you for those purposes.
We are collecting information about you, as applicable:
As your broker, we require the information we collect from you to assess your credit or guarantor application or the credit application of a company of which you are a director, to source a suitable credit provider and any required insurances and to manage the application process, where required. If you do not provide the information sought, we may be unable to process your application, or the company’s application, or we may be limited in the other services we can offer you or the company.
Your information - Collection and Disclosure
The personal information we collect may include a broad range of information from your name, address, and contact details to other information about your qualifications, employment history and financial information.
“Personal information” may include any sensitive information (including health information) and may include any information you tell us about any vulnerability you may have. We may use that information to assess your application and, where appropriate, to source a suitable credit provider or lessor and / or insurance provider. We may, as appropriate:
Some of the recipients to whom we disclose your personal information may be based overseas. It is not practicable to list every country in which such recipients are located but it is likely that such countries will include the Philippines, India and Nepal.
How we protect your information
We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification, or exposure. All Connective staff are required by the terms of their employment to maintain the confidentiality of customer information. Access to your information is restricted to those employees whose job requires that information. Access to our premises and computer systems is restricted through locks, password protection, internet firewalls and routers.
We will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify your personal information when your personal information is no longer required for our business functions.
As part of providing our services to you, we may undertake tasks for a credit provider which are reasonably necessary to manage the application process. When doing so, we are acting as agent for the credit provider, with the same privacy law requirements applying to both of us.
We may submit your application to one or more credit providers listed in Schedule 2.
A credit provider, to whom we submit an application, may disclose information about you to, and collect information about you from, one or more CRS.
For each Consumer CRS a credit provider uses, the website details will include the following specific information:
This detail will also be included by the credit provider who approves your application in the privacy disclosure statement and consent document it will provide to you.
Each credit provider website includes information on how to contact it and how to obtain a copy of its privacy documents in a form that suits you (e.g. hardcopy or email).
You agree we may:
You have the right to ask:
You can gain access to the information we hold about you by contacting our Privacy Officer at the following address:
Melbourne, Vic, 3008
Extended Effectiveness for Commercial Credit
Your agreement and consent to the disclosures and consents in this document will be effective for a period of 12 months, but only in relation to commercial credit. Your agreement to this ceases when you either withdraw it by contacting us using our details above or 12 months after you sign below, whichever first occurs. This will allow us to continue to provide our services to you without the need to ask you to sign a new privacy statement and consent each time you require commercial credit within a 12-month period. The extended effectiveness does not apply in relation to consumer credit.
Where the applicant, or guarantor, is a company of which you are a director, you consent to the disclosure and use of your information, in addition to the company’s information, in each of the ways specified in this document.
Your consent to collect and disclose
By asking us to assist, you consent to the collection and use of the information you have provided to us for the purposes described above.
For more information on your privacy rights please visit www.privacy.gov.au
Your consent to provide your personal information to a credit reporting body (CRS)
We can act as your agent to obtain a report or information about your consumer or commercial credit worthiness from a (CRS). To do so, we may disclose personal information such as your name, date of birth and address to the CRS to obtain an assessment of whether that personal information matches information held by it.
Please tick the box below to authorise the Broker or Connective to obtain a credit report on your behalf.
You also agree and consent to, as appropriate:
By signing this document, you consent to us making a request on your behalf to obtain information about you from one or more credit reporting service(s) and credit provider(s). That information will assist us in providing our services to you.
Schedule 1 – CONSUMER & COMMERCIAL CREDIT REPORTING SERVICES
13 83 32
1300 783 684
13 23 33
Schedule 2 - CREDIT PROVIDERS
Australian Motorcycle & Marine Finance
Automotive Financial Services
National Australia Bank
Bank of Queensland
Branded Financial Services
flexicommercial Pty Ltd
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Your legal name
Your email address
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