Wine Communicators of Australia Ltd (WCA) is a public company limited by
guarantee and regulated by ASIC, under the Australian Corporations Act
2011. WCA is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) as set out
in the Privacy Act 1988 (as amended by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing
Privacy Protection) Act 2012(Privacy Amendment Act) which made many
significant changes to the Privacy Act 1988. These amendments commenced on
12 March 2014.
To ensure compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles, WCA has
organisation. WCA appreciates and the importance of confidentiality and
respects the privacy of its members and guests.
What Personal Information does WCA collect and why?
WCA collects personal information about you in order to
provide notification of events and industry information, to send
newsletters and to maintain our responsibilities in running a Not for
Profit Company Limited By Guarantee, registered by ASIC. This includes your
ongoing membership of WCA until you notify us of your resignation by email
The type of personal information we collect may include your name, address,
telephone numbers, email address, and employment details which are all
stored securely on and credit card details. recorded by WCA are maintained
securely on a Secure Server Software (SSL) database. When WCA holds
information about an individual, on request by that individual we will
allow them reasonable access to their personal information, without
compromising the security of other individual's personal information.
Should an individual request their personal information be destroyed and
cease to be collected, WCA will comply with this upon written request
including your notification of resignation from WCA.
Security of your Personal Information
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we
collect is accurate, complete, up-to-date and stored in a secure
environment protected from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
When you register for an event or renew your membership, we use a secure
server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information.
Confidential information, such as your email address and credit card
details are not stored on the web server but on an SSL database, which is
protected against unauthorised access.
Will Wine Communicators of Australia Inc disclose the information
it collects to outside parties?
Wine Communicators of Australia takes your privacy very
seriously and will not pass your details to any third party without your
permission, other than where we have to e.g. to a postal or delivery
company to make a delivery to you. WCA does not sell, trade or rent your
personal information to others.
Policy' section of the WCA, which can be found next to our ABN on the
Complaints and Contact details
If you are concerned that your personal information has
been mishandled, or if you wish to obtain additional information about the
way we handle Privacy issues, you can contact us.
We are committed to protecting your privacy.
We use the information we collect on the site to maintain your contact
details and to maintain your membership of the organisation until you
advise us of your resignation.
We also use information to register you for events, to to inform you
about relevant industry information.
We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.
If you never want to receive any event announcements, event publicity
or newsletter emails from us please let us know by emailing
Future communication from us will be restricted to corporate and
organisational announcements as required under the Corporations Act
If you no longer wish to be a member of WCA, the constitution requires
you to advise us of your resignation in writing to
direct your comment to the 'Attention of the Executive Officer' who is
at firstname.lastname@example.org You will receive a reply within a
reasonable period of time.