What is "personal information"?
(a) The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) currently defines "personal information" as meaning
information or an opinion about an identified individual or an individual who is reasonably
whether the information or opinion is true or not; and
whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
(b)If the information does not disclose your identity or enable your identity to be ascertained,
it will in most cases not be classified as "personal information" and will not be subject to
What information do we collect?
(a)The kind of personal information that mwe collect from you will depend on how you use the website. The personal information which we collect and hold about you may include:
Name, email address & phone number.
3. How we collect your personal information
(a)We may collect personal information from you whenever you input such information into
(b)We also collect cookies from your computer which enable us to tell when you use the
website and also to help customise your website experience. As a general rule, however, it
Purpose of collection
(a)The purpose for which we collect personal information is to provide you with the best
service experience possible on the website.
(b)We customarily disclose personal information only to our service providers who assist us in
operating the website. Your personal information may also be exposed from time to time to
maintenance and support personnel acting in the normal course of their duties.
(c)By using our website, you consent to the receipt of direct marketing material. We will only
use your personal information for this purpose if we have collected such information direct
from you, and if it is material of a type which you would reasonably expect to receive from
us. We do not use sensitive personal information in direct marketing activity. Our direct
marketing material will include a simple means by which you can request not to receive
further communications of this nature.
Access and correction
Australian Privacy Principle 12 permits you to obtain access to the personal information we hold
about you in certain circumstances, and Australian Privacy Principle 13 allows you to correct
inaccurate personal information subject to certain exceptions. If you would like to obtain such
access, please contact us as set out below.
If you have a complaint concerning the manner in which we maintain the privacy of your personal
information, please contact us as set out below. All complaints will be considered by Aileen
Pound and we may seek further information from you to clarify your concerns. If we agree that
your complaint is well founded, we will, in consultation with you, take appropriate steps to rectify
the problem. If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome, you may refer the matter to the Office of
the Australian Information Commissioner.
Your personal information will not be disclosed to recipients outside Australia unless you
expressly request us to do so. If you request us to transfer your personal information to an
overseas recipient, the overseas recipient will not be required to comply with the Australian
Privacy Principles and we will not be liable for any mishandling of your information in such
In some circumstances, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
provides additional protection to individuals located in Europe. The fact that you may be located
in Europe does not, however, on its own entitle you to protection under the GDPR. Our website
does not specifically target customers located in the European Union and we do not monitor the
behaviour of individuals in the European Union, and accordingly the GDPR does not apply.
How to contact us about privacy
If you have any queries, or if you seek access to your personal information, or if you have a
complaint about our privacy practices, you can contact us through: firstname.lastname@example.org