Website Privacy Policy

This web site is owned and operated by Mannering Park Amateur Sailing Club (MPASC).  By using this site, you agree to the Internet Privacy Policy of this web site ("the web site"), which is set out on this web site page. The Internet Privacy Policy relates to the collection and use of personal information you may supply to us through your membership of the Mannering Park Amateur Sailing Club or as a visitor to the web site.
MPASC  reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this Internet Privacy Policy at any time. This Internet Privacy Policy is in addition to any other terms and conditions applicable to the web site. We do not make any representations about third party web sites that may be linked to the web site

The information we collect

The web site will collect general information about you, such as your name, address, contact details, date of birth and other relevant details when you apply for membership, register to participate in a regatta, and any event held by MPASC where details of participants is required to be held. We may also collect this and other types of personal information during the course of dealing with you, for example when you register for courses or services run by MPASC or return feedback forms.
Where practical, the purposes for which we collect personal information will be made clear at the time of collection. However, a reference to this Privacy Policy will be included in all membership application forms, sponsorship agreements and other relevant forms.

Personal Information

Personal information about visitors to our site is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we may need to collect such information to provide you with further services or to answer or forward any requests or enquiries. It is our intention that this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in Australia.

How we use your information

The Site will use the personal information collected for the purpose disclosed at the time of collection, or otherwise as set out in this Privacy Policy. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose without first seeking your consent, unless authorised or required by law. Generally we will only use and disclose your personal information as follows:

  1. to publish racing results from series held by MPASC. Racing results may include boat name, skippers name and name of crew.
  2. to publish photographs of boats, skippers and crews participating in events held or hosted by MPASC. Published photographs will not be derogatory or harmful to the members or visitors photographed. To withdraw a photograph from publication on website, contact website administrator (insert email address)
  3. to establish and maintain your MPASC membership, including providing you with newsletters, emails and other information necessary to inform you of MPASC activities;
  4. where appropriate, to establish and maintain a sponsorship relationship between you and MPASC and to facilitate effective communication channels;
  5. to provide the services or information you have requested from MPASC.
  6. to answer your inquiries;
  7. to register you for events associated with or hosted by MPASC
  8. for direct marketing of products or services from MPASC’s sponsors  and to keep you informed of new developments we believe may be of interest to you.
  9. By providing your personal information you consent to the Site’s confidential disclosure to related parties for this purpose. You may decline any marketing communications by advising the website of your wishes by contacting the website administrator

Disclosure

Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.

Security

We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to our web site, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. Once we receive your transmission, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
We will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.

Cookies

Cookies are data that a Web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies, which are industry standard and are used by most Web sites, including those operated by us, can facilitate a user's ongoing access to and use of a site. They allow us to customise the web site to your needs. If you do not want information collected through the use of Cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the Cookie feature. But you should note that Cookies may be necessary to provide you with some features of our on-line services.

Access to Information

We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected. If we hold photographs of you participating in MPASC events that you do not want published, the photographs will be removed by contacting the website administrator.

Links to other sites

We provide links to Web sites outside of our web sites, as well as to third party Web sites. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of third parties linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that Web site and its privacy statement.

A Special Note About Children

Children are not eligible to use our web site and services and we ask that minors (under the age of 13) do not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor, you can use this site only in conjunction with permission and guidance from your parents or guardians.

Problems or questions

If we become aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with our web sites, we will take these issues seriously and work to address these concerns. If you have any further queries relating to our Privacy Policy, or you have a problem or complaint, please contact us. Further Privacy Information
For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's web site. http://www.privacy.gov.au/

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