Privact Policy

Cradle Coast Authority Privacy Policy

Last Updated: February 2011

This policy sets out how the Cradle Coast Authority uses your personal information and explains:

What kind of personal information the Cradle Coast Authority collects and how it is collected
How the Cradle Coast Authority uses the information you provide
Disclosure
How the Cradle Coast Authority treats personal information
Management and security of personal information
Updating personal information
Seeking access to the personal information the Cradle Coast Authority holds about you
How to contact the Cradle Coast Authority

The Cradle Coast Authority is an independent regional organisation created to coordinate and drive the sustainable development of Tasmania’s North West region, its community and economy.

The Cradle Coast Authority was created in March 2000 under the provisions of the Local Government Act by the nine Local Government Councils of north west and western Tasmania. The participating Councils are: Burnie City, Central Coast, Circular Head, Devonport City, Kentish, King Island, Latrobe, Waratah-Wynyard and West Coast Councils. The region comprises the combined areas of the Authority’s participating Councils.

This policy applies to the Cradle Coast Authority’s consumer destination website, www.tasmaniasnorthwest.com.au.

The Cradle Coast Authority may, from time to time, review and update this privacy policy statement to take account of new laws and technology. Please visit this page periodically, to check for updates. All personal information held by the Cradle Coast Authority will be governed by its most recent policy, posted on the Cradle Coast Authority’s consumer destination website, www.tasmaniasnorthwest.com.au

What kind of personal information the Cradle Coast Authority collects and how it is collected
The Cradle Coast Authority collects personal information through consumer promotions and from subscribers to www.tasmaniasnorthwest.com.au monthly e-news or requests to receive a copy of the Tasmania’s North West regional guide. In general, the personal information the Cradle Coast Authority collects includes name, address, contact details and age.

. You may provide information when you request or acquire a product or service from the Cradle Coast Authority, enter a promotion or competition, or when you communicate with the Cradle Coast Authority by e-mail, telephone or in writing.

Indirect collection: The Cradle Coast Authority endeavours to collect personal information about an individual only from that individual. In some circumstances the Cradle Coast Authority may obtain personal information from a third party. If you provide personal information about another person to the Cradle Coast Authority, the Cradle Coast Authority requires that you inform that person you have done so and provide them with a copy of this policy.

How the Cradle Coast Authority uses the information you provide
The Cradle Coast Authority may use information it collects from you for the primary purpose for which it is collected and for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose of collection.

The Cradle Coast Authority generally uses personal information to:
provide you with products or services you have expressed interest in;
communicate with you;
provide you with ongoing information about promotions which the Cradle Coast Authority believes you may be interested in;
give you the opportunity from time to time to receive e-mail and 'e-newsletters' from www.tasmaniasnorthwest.com.au.

In most cases where the Cradle Coast Authority asks you to provide information about yourself, if you do not provide the Cradle Coast Authority with that information, the Cradle Coast Authority will not be able to provide you with the requested product or service.

How Cradle Coast Authority treats personal information
‘Personal Information’ refers to the information such as name, address, contact details and age.

Management and security of personal information.
The Cradle Coast Authority protects the personal information it holds from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure by various means including firewalls, pass word access and secure servers.

Updating personal information
The Cradle Coast Authority endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You can update your personal information via the 'Update your details' section on www.tasmaniasnorthwest.com.au.

Seeking access to the personal information the Cradle Coast Authority holds about you
You may seek to access the personal information held about you and to advise the Cradle Coast Authority of any inaccuracy.

If you make an access request, the Cradle Coast Authority will ask you to verify your identity and specify what information you require. The Cradle Coast Authority may charge a fee to cover the costs of meeting your request.

How to contact Cradle Coast Authority
If you have enquiries or wish to provide feedback about this policy, please address them in writing to Tourism Unit, Cradle Coast Authority, P.O Box 338, Burnie, Tasmania, 7320 AUSTRALIA.