This Privacy Statement is intended to comply with the the National Privacy Principles
contained in the Privacy Act 1988. These principles guide the way organisations collect,
use, store and disclose personal information and how individuals can access records
containing their personal information.
Further information on the Privacy Act and the National Privacy Principles can be found
on the website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.privacy.gov.au.
What information do we collect?
The information we collect when you register on our site may include your name, email
address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information.
What do we use your information for?
The VHA uses this information for the purposes of maintaining membership records and providing member services, which may include:
. conference and event registrations
. information updates
. access to research
. participation in forums and collaborative projects
. provision of training resources
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of registering you for an event.
How do we protect your information?
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway providerís database, which is only accessible by those authorised with special access rights to such systems, who are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information will not be stored on our server.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, providing those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may release your information when appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may offer third party products or services on our website. These third parties have separate and independent privacy policies and we therefore hold no responsibility or liability for their website content or activities. We recommend you read the privacy statements of any linked websites that you visit. We also seek to protect the integrity of our website and welcome any feedback about these linked sites.
Online Privacy Statement Only
This online privacy statement applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.
By using our site, you are consenting to this privacy statement.
Changes to our Privacy Statement
We will post any changes to this privacy statement on this page.
If there are any questions regarding this statement you may contact us at:
Level 6, 136 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000