How is personal information collected?
Guidetogay.com is a new national gay and lesbian website. In order to provide customers with a quality service, Guidetogay.com offers customers the ability to sign up as a community member, interact with other members, subscribe to our newsletter, enter competitions and purchase tickets online through http://www.Guidetogay.com. In order to provide these services, Guidetogay.com collects personal information about customers. Collection of this information will occur at the time you enter a competition, make a purchase or when you register as a Guidetogay.com member through our website.
What personal information does Guidetogay.com collect and why?
If you purchase tickets, register as a member or enter a competition through Guidetogay.com, we need to collect personal information about you, including your name, address, email address and telephone number(s). The reason we need this information is so we can contact you to send you a prize, or to notify you in the case of an event cancellation or change of event details. We also need some of this information in order to process your online credit card payment. Guidetogay.com will also provide you with the opportunity to receive special offers and promotions if you wish to do so. Even if you initially choose to subscribe to receive special offers, you may also unsubscribe or resubscribe at a later stage - all you need to do is visit your profile page and adjust your preferences.
(or contact Guidetogay.com through the contact details at 12 below).
Will personal information be given to anyone else?
Guidetogay.com will not sell or trade personal information about you to or with third parties. Guidetogay.com will only disclose information about you, if you have given your consent, so that you can be provided with promotional Friendrial and special offers. Otherwise, Guidetogay.com will only disclose personal information if this is required by law or permitted under the Privacy Act.
Security of personal information
Guidetogay.com protects the personal information it collects in a secure database, which can only be accessed by employees with the highest security clearance. Guidetogay.com employees are required, as a condition of their employment, to treat personal information held by Guidetogay.com as confidential, and to maintain the confidentiality of that personal information.
Sometimes, Guidetogay.com needs to collect personal information about individuals who are not customers. This will usually arise where we collect the name and business contact details of our clients. Guidetogay.com's policy is to only use personal information collected from non-customers for the main business purpose for which it was collected.
Access and correction
Under the Privacy Act, you have a right to seek access to information that Guidetogay.com holds about you. You also have the right to ask us to correct information about you, which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. As an Guidetogay.com member, you are able to access or correct the personal information that Guidetogay.com holds about you - simply by logging onto our website at http://www.Guidetogay.com Both members and non-members may ask us to correct information, which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. To provide you with access to personal information about you, Guidetogay.com would usually provide you with a print-out of the relevant personal information from our database. If you wish to access the personal information that we hold about you, please set out your request in writing, including your phone number, and forward this to our Privacy Officer at PO Box 1600, DARLINGHURST NSW 1300, Australia. In the interests of protecting the privacy of individuals about whom we hold personal information, we will require that you verify your identity by enclosing a copy of a form of identification such as a current driver's licence or passport with your written request (this will be returned to you after your identity has been verified). If you wish to change personal information that is inaccurate or out-of-date, please contact our Privacy Officer, using the contact details at 12 below, with your request for correction. Guidetogay.com's policy is to consider any requests for access or correction within 21 days. Ordinarily, Guidetogay.com will not charge you for the cost of providing this type of access to these records. However, if we do propose to charge you, we will advise you of the relevant charge before we provide you with access.
Further notes regarding online privacy
Online collection of personal and non-personal information
To try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, Guidetogay.com has relationships with other companies that we allow to place advertisements on our web pages. If you visit our website, advertisement server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information.
Secure Online Transactions
If you make a purchase through our website, we process your credit card details securely over the Internet using an accredited Internet payment security system. With the combination of encryption provided by a third party and a secure browser at your end, we take all measures to ensure that your credit card and anonymity are protected when you purchase online.
Links to other websites
Sometimes our website contains links to third party websites, for your convenience and information. When you access a non-Guidetogay.com website, please understand that Guidetogay.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of that site. We suggest that you review the privacy policies of each site you visit.
Additional privacy information and how to contact Guidetogay.com
International Members and usage
All members of Guidetogay.com are treated equally and without prejudice to the terms of this privacy statement under the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia - where Guidetogay.com is based.
By agreeing to site membership, you agree to all of these terms and conditions and have read and understood them.
How is personal information collected?