How is personal information collected?
Guidetogay.com has been servicing our community since 1995. A massive Aussie and international subscriber base participates in the successful running of this site. In order to provide these services, Guidetogay.com collects personal information about members. Collection of this information will occur at the time you enter a competition, make a purchase or when you register as a member through our website.
What personal information does Guidetogay.com collect and why?
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 and above all create your membership - should you join the site. Guidetogay.com members will also be provided with special offers and promotions that relate the most to you. 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, or adjust newsletter preferences supplied to you on a newsletter footer. (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 collects 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 and accessing your profile. Both members and non-members may ask us to correct information, which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, with relation to their personal appearance on the site. 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. 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 may request - at it's discretion - a fee to process your request, should it be outside of a reasonable request for delivery of your information. If this is the case 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 our nominated accredited Internet payment security system. Individual terms of the used system is available by that sytem as part of the payment process. As an external site we are not responsible for their privacy statements, way they operate the site or any content or issues.
Additional privacy information and how to contact Guidetogay.com
by email you can use this form.
by facsimile on +61 (0) 2 9212 6496
by letter to The Privacy Officer (GTG), AKA Entertainment, PO Box 1600, Darlinghurst NSW 1300 AUSTRALIA