We also follow the Guidelines for Federal and ACT government websites issued by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
This policy may be updated from time to time.
We do not automatically collect personal information about you when you visit this website.
You can use this website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information.
If you fill out our contact form, you do not need to identify yourself or use your real name.
If you fill in a newsletter subscribe form or contact form on any of our pages, we collect the email address you provide and any other identifying information you include, such as a name or phone number.
BCEG collects and uses your personal information where it is reasonably necessary for the purposes of providing our services to you and to respond to any inquiries or feedback made by you.
Where personal information is used, we take steps reasonable in the circumstances to ensure it is relevant to the purpose for which it is to be used or disclosed.
Other than circumstances such as unlawful activity or serious threats to health and safety, we do not share personal information.
To provide our email newsletter we use MailChimp, which provides online tools to create, send and manage emails.
MailChimp may collect personal information, such as distribution lists that contain email addresses, and other information relating to those email addresses.
We will only use this information to:
MailChimp may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on MailChimp’s behalf.
MailChimp collects information about when you visit the website, when you use the services, your browser type and version, your operating system and other similar information.
MailChimp is based in the United States of America (USA) and the information collected about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by MailChimp on servers located outside Australia.
We are required to inform you that by subscribing to our email newsletter:
You can opt out of our mailing list if you choose the ‘unsubscribe’ service provided by MailChimp in every email, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRUSTe is an independent third party that operates a globally-recognised privacy trustmark.
The BCEG website is hosted with WordPress with the following policies and information:
BCEG will delete personal information in circumstances where it is no longer required, unless BCEG is otherwise required or authorised by law to retain the information.
BCEG takes steps reasonable in the circumstances to ensure personal information it holds is accurate, up-to-date, complete, relevant and not misleading. Under the Privacy Act, you have a right to access and seek correction of your personal information that is collected and held by BCEG.
At no cost you can:
To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, we will need evidence of your identity before we can grant you access to information about you or change it. To obtain access to your personal information, you must:
We undertake to respond within 30 days. If the request or complaint will take longer to resolve, we will provide you with a date by which we expect to respond.
We use Google Analytics to record information about the pages a user has seen, for example the URL of the page, time of day and device used. The information that we collect is anonymised and sent to Google Analytics for analysis.
Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on visitor interactions on this website. Users may disable cookies or delete any individual cookie. Learn more
Google Analytics also collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to provide and protect the security of the service, and to give website owners a sense of which country, state, or city in the world their users come from (also known as “IP geolocation”).
Cookies are small pieces of information sent from the website and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies that we use improve your experience on the website, improve the functionality and user-friendliness of the website’s services and monitor how the website is used through your computer.
If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, you can modify your browser setting by editing your browser options to reject cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie before visiting the BCEG website. However, if your browser is set to reject cookies, some features of the BCEG website may not function properly.
Please direct all privacy complaints to us at email@example.com. At all times, privacy complaints:
BCEG will commence an investigation into your complaint. You will be informed of the outcome of your complaint following completion of the investigation. In the event that you are dissatisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you may refer the complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
We can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org