CTC’s commitment in respect of personal information is to abide by the Australian Privacy Principles for the protection of personal information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and any other relevant law.
By providing personal information to us (or allowing another person to do so on your behalf), you agree that this Policy will apply to how we handle your personal information and you consent to us collecting, using and disclosing your personal information as detailed in this Policy. If you do not agree with any part of this Policy, you must not provide your personal information to us, and this may affect the services we can provide to you.In this Policy, where we say “disclose”, this includes to transfer, share, send, or otherwise make available or accessible your personal information to another person or entity.
Personal information: The type of information we collect relates to your conference, tour and/or travel arrangements and may include (but is not limited to):
• passport details;
• Frequent Flyer details;
• dietary requirements;
• health information;
Your use of our Sites: As with most online businesses, we may log information about your access and use of our Sites, including through the use of Internet cookies, your communications with our Sites, the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
Your opinion and feedback: We may contact you to voluntarily respond to questionnaires, surveys or market research to seek your opinion and feedback. Providing this information is optional to you. We follow our Feedback Policy, available on our Site, in relation to all feedback.
We collect and use the information for purposes including:
We will only send e-newsletters or other promotional materials to you if you have opted in to receive them. You can subscribe to receive e-newsletters and other promotional materials by following the relevant links on our website.
You may opt-out of receiving marketing materials from us by contacting us using the details set out below or by using the opt-out facilities provided in the marketing materials.
If you provide us with third party personal information then you warrant to us that you have the third party’s consent to provide this.
Any party who provides third party personal information to us warrants to us that the party has consent to provide the personal information to us. If your personal information has been shared with us without your consent, please contact us using the details at the end of this Policy.
We may disclose personal information to:
Where we disclose your personal information to third parties for these purposes, we will request that the third party follow the Privacy Act and Australian Privacy regarding handling of your personal information.
If there is a change of control of our business or a sale or transfer of business assets, we reserve the right to transfer to the extent permissible by law our user databases, together with any personal information and non-personal information contained in those databases. This information may be disclosed to a potential purchaser. We would seek to only disclose information in good faith.
Sensitive information is a sub-set of personal information that is given a higher level of protection under the Australian Privacy Principles. In referring to ‘sensitive information’ we mean information that relates to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union or other professional associations or memberships, philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation or practices and criminal records, health information or biometric information.
The types of sensitive information that we may collect includes health information. We will not collect sensitive information about you without first obtaining your consent.
In the event that you provide your consent, sensitive information will be only be used and disclosed for purposes relating to the primary purpose for which the sensitive information was collected, including providing services for a purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose for which the sensitive information was collected. Sensitive information may also be used or disclosed if required or authorised by law.
Choice and consent: Providing us with your personal information is optional to you. You can choose not to provide personal information. When you provide us with your personal information, you consent to the terms in this Policy, and to us disclosing or receiving your personal information for these purposes.
Access: You may request details of personal information that we hold about you, in certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act. An administrative fee may be payable for the provision of information. We may refuse to provide you with information that we hold about you, in certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act.
Correction: If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please contact us by email. We rely in part upon customers advising us when their personal information changes. We will respond to any request within a reasonable time. We will endeavour to promptly correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. We reserve the right to confirm the identity of the person seeking access or correction to personal information before complying with such a request. If we deny access or correction, we will provide you with the reason for such denial.
Complaints: If you believe that we have breached the Australian Privacy Principles and wish to make a complaint about that breach, please contact us by email setting out details of the breach. We will promptly investigate your complaint and respond to you in writing setting out the outcome of our investigation, what steps we propose to take to remedy the breach and any other action we will take to deal with your complaint.
Unsubscribe: To unsubscribe from our e-mail database, or opt out of communications, please contact us using the details below.
CTC has implemented various physical, electronic and managerial security procedures in order to protect personal information from loss and misuse, and from unauthorised access, modification, disclosure and interference.
CTC regularly reviews security and encryption technologies and will strive to protect your personal information as fully as we protect our own confidential information.
No information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. We cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us, or receive from us. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk. Although we take measures to safeguard against unauthorised disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personal information that we collect will not be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Policy.
Web beacons: We may use web beacons on this Sites from time to time. Web beacons or clear .gifs are small pieces of code placed on a web page to monitor the visitors’ behaviour and collect data about the visitors viewing a web page. For example, web beacons can be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page. If you reject cookies, you may still have access to our website, but your ability to use some areas of our website, such as contests or surveys, will be limited.
You may choose to opt-out of Google Analytics using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that you may access at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
Our Sites may contain links to other websites of interest. We do not have any control over those websites. We are not responsible for or liable for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such websites, and such websites are not governed by this Policy.
This Policy may be amended, including with changes, additions and deletions, from time to time in our sole discretion. Your continued use of our Sites following any amendments indicates that you accept the amendments. You should check this Policy regularly, prior to providing personal information, to ensure you are aware of any changes, and only proceed to provide personal information if you accept the new Policy.
For any questions or corrections, please contact our Privacy Officer at:
L Mathias and L Mathias t/as Conference Travel Club (ABN 71 581 259 373)
Conference Travel Club, PO Box 7240 Alexandria NSW 2015
P 1300 764 097