The Celtic Piping Club Inc. (herein simply called the 'Celtic Piping Club', 'Club' or 'CPC') is an incorporated association run by a volunteer committee in accordance with the Rules of the Celtic Piping Club Inc.
The Club provides a network for people who play or are interested in the various types of Celtic pipes. The aims and key activities of the Club are listed on the Club website www.celticpipingclub.com.
The Club owns and operates a website and other social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
The Celtic Piping Club is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information held about its members. The Celtic Piping Club takes your privacy seriously, and strictly adheres to the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (referred to as the 'Privacy Act'). We will only collect personal information that is necessary for us to provide the functions that we offer, which includes providing you with the ability to pay for membership fees and events via third parties.
In the Privacy Act, personal information is defined as any 'information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonable identifiable'.
The type of personal information that we generally collect from your may include:
The Celtic Piping Club does not collect sensitive information about an individual. In the Privacy Act, sensitive information is defined as 'information or an opinion about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, criminal record, health information and some aspects of genetic and biometric information'.
When you visit our website, we may collect non-personal information. This anonymous data does not individually identify you and includes browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the website, page access times and referring website address. This anonymous data is used solely for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering relevant content.
Our website has links to other websites not owned or controlled by us. We are not responsible for these sites or the consequences of you visiting these sites.
Information collected is for Club business and not for any other purpose.
The Celtic Piping Club will need to collect your personal information for a number of different reasons, dependent on the kind of dealings you may have with the Club. For example, the Club may need information about your when you subscribe to the email newsletter or apply to become a member of the Club.
In general, we will only use or share personal information for the primary purpose that it was collected or for a purpose related to the primary purpose that you would reasonably expect it to be used. For example, we may use your information to contact you about a change in the time of an event.
The Celtic Piping Club collects personal information from you in a number of different ways depending on the type of dealings that you may have with the Celtic Piping Club, e.g. membership application or event ticket sales.
The Celtic Piping Club will not sell, rent, trade or otherwise supply to third parties any personal information obtained from you unless you consent. However, the Celtic Piping Club may disclose (share) personal information about you in some circumstances including where third parties help us operate our organisation or provide a service. These third parties may include banks and payment services.
The Celtic Piping Club will only transfer personal data overseas in circumstances where:
The Celtic Piping Club uses two e-commerce providers: PayPal for membership and some event sales, and TryBooking for some event sales. Both ensure security and privacy of personal information.
We will act to protect your personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles. We are committed to keeping the personal information you provide to us secure. We will take all reasonable precautions to protect the personal and sensitive information we hold about you from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
While we take all due care in ensuring the privacy and security of your personal information, the possibility exists that this information could be unlawfully intercepted while sent over the internet or while stored on our systems or on our website. We disclaim all liability to you should this occur.
Any personal information that is no longer used or required by the Celtic Piping Club will be destroyed.
You have the right to access your personal information, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please contact the secretary using the details below. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons.
If you wish to change personal information that is inaccurate or out-of-date, you may contact us. Different ways to contact us are found at the bottom of this Policy.
We may refuse to provide you access to your personal information which we hold, where permitted by the Privacy Act, the Australian Privacy Principles or any other law.
If you no longer wish to receive our email newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time by using the link at the bottom of the newsletter, or informing us and we will do it for you.
If you have any complaints about our privacy practices, please send details of your complaint to the Club president or secretary using the details below.
If we are unable to resolve your complaint, further privacy information and resolution may be sought from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.oaic.gov.au.
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