Last updated 20th June 2014
We primarily collect personal information that is necessary for us to promote the welfare of purebred dogs and responsible breeding. Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you and may include:
Where employment history if you are applying for employment with us. relevant we may ask you for other information, for example, qualifications and.
We usually collect personal information in the following ways:
We hold personal information in hard copy and electronic files.
If your personal information is no longer needed, Dogs NSW will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify it.
When using the DOGS NSW website you may voluntarily disclose personal information to us. Our server may automatically record details such as your internet address, domain name if applicable, and the date and time of your visit to our website. This information is used for internal purposes only, including statistical purposes.
We will not try to identify users or their browsing activities except as necessary to investigate or report any suspected unlawful activity, as required or authorised by law or as reasonably necessary for the activity of an enforcement body.
Generally, we collect personal information about you for the provision of our goods and services, to meet our obligations to you as well as to enable us to contact you regarding your membership with us. We also collect personal information so you can seek employment with us or communicate with us in writing, by e-mail, telephone or via the Dogs NSW website. Our ability to meet our obligations to you, or to process any application may be adversely affected if you do not give us the requested personal information, or if the information you give us is incomplete or inaccurate.
We use personal information primarily to provide our services to you in the ordinary course of conducting our business. We may also use personal information to:
administer, process and assess applications for membership, and membership renewals, including affiliates;
If we intend to use any of your personal information for direct marketing, such as by adding you to a marketing database, and you have not already consented to this use, we will notify you and will provide you with an opportunity to opt out.
If you no longer wish to receive our email alerts you may opt out at any time by replying to the email using the unsubscribe facility.
We will only disclose personal information for the purpose for which it was collected or in the following circumstances:
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that all personal information we hold is:
If any of your details change, please let us know as soon as possible by using the contact details below so we can maintain the accuracy of your personal information.
We seek to ensure that all personal information collected is accurate and complete. You have a right to access personal information we hold about you either by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by accessing your membership record online via the DOGS NSW website.
We will comply with any request to access your personal information that you send us by email at email@example.com except where the Privacy Act or the APPs allow us to refuse to do so. There is no fee for making a request to access your personal information but we may charge a fee for giving you access to your personal information in a mutually agreed format, usually by sighting the accessible information held on file. You also have the right to ask us to correct information about you that is inaccurate, incomplete, out-of-date, irrelevant or misleading. If we refuse to correct your personal information as requested, we must:
Our links to the linked websites should in no way be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of the linked website or of the content, products or services contained on or referred to by the linked websites.
If you have any questions or complaints about how we handle your personal information, you can contact our Privacy Officer as follows:
Mail: Privacy Officer PO Box 632 St Marys NSW 2748
E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 02 9834 3022
We will consider and respond to any complaint notified to us within a reasonable time, usually 30 days. We will always endeavour to resolve any complaint to your satisfaction.
DOGS NSW will no longer provide a service to members of referring interstate complaints to the relevant interstate organisation. Complaints against members from another State or Territory Controlling Body, should be referred by the complainant direct to the respondent's State or Territory Controlling Body.
If you are not satisfied with the way in which we handle your enquiry or complaint, you can contact the Office of the Australian Privacy Commissioner on Tel: 1300 363 992 or email: email@example.com.
The Royal NSW Canine Council Ltd trading as DOGS NSW (DOGS NSW, us) are collecting your personal information for the primary purpose of renewing your membership with us. Other purposes for collecting your personal information may include the provision of relevant information about our services and events to you and informing you of any changes to our services.
Providing your personal information is your choice. However, if you do not provide some or all of your personal information, DOGS NSW may not be able to renew your membership with us or contact you to discuss the renewal.
DOGS NSW may disclose your personal information on a confidential basis to third party service providers who assist us in our provision of our services to you.