The Victorian Mobile Landcare Group Inc (VMLCG) is committed to the protection of your personal information in accordance with the National Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
What is Personal Information?
Personal information is any information or opinion (recorded in any form) about a person, whether true or not, from which that person may be identified.
The VMLCG collects personal information from its users via the VMLCG website or when you email us or contact us by telephone or mail.
Information collected via the VMLCG Website
The VMLCG will not collect any personal information about visitors to the website except when they knowingly provide it or as otherwise described below. For example, the VMLCG will collect personal information from visitors to its website when they register to receive e-newsletters or complete surveys.
When you visit and browse the website, the VMLCG’s website host will collect personal information for statistical, reporting and maintenance purposes.
This information will not be used to identify you and may include:
The VMLCG’s website host uses this information to administer and improve the performance of the website.
Cookies are small text files that are transferred to a user's computer hard drive by a website for the purpose of storing information about a user's identity, browser type or website visiting patterns.
If you access the VMLCG website, a cookie is downloaded onto your computer's hard drive when you first log onto the website and it is automatically deleted from your hard drive after a period of thirty days.
Web beacons are images that originate from a third party site to track visitor activities. The VMLCG does not currently use web beacons to track the visiting patterns of individuals accessing its website.
What information the VMLCG collects about you
The VMLCG collects or may collect the following kinds of information about visitors:
How the VMLCG uses the personal information it collects about you
The VMLCG uses the 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 VMLCG generally uses personal information to:
To whom do we disclose your personal information?
The VMLCG does not disclose your information to any advertising and marketing agents.
The VMLCG may disclose your personal information to its website host and technology service providers in certain limited circumstances, for example, when the website experiences a technical problem, to ensure that it operates in an effective and secure manner.
Otherwise, the VMLCG will not disclose any of your personal information to any other organisation unless the disclosure is required by law or is otherwise permitted by the National Privacy Principles.
Updating, storage and security of personal information held by the VMLCG
The VMLCG aims to keep your personal information secure and up to date. Any personal information that is collected via the website or which is held on the VMLCG's computer systems is protected by safeguards including physical, technical (firewalls, SSL encryptions etc) and procedural methods.
The VMLCG does not collect sensitive or financial information about its visitors via the VMLCG website. If you elect to make payments to the VMLCG via our online payments facility, this is managed by an independent third party with its own security mechanisms.
Members can update their contact and profile information at any time by logging onto the VMLCG website and following the appropriate links, after being authenticated by our security mechanisms.
Finding out what personal information the VMLCG holds about you
You are entitled to access personal information that VMLCG holds about you. If you request access to your personal information, we will grant your request unless providing you with access would unreasonably impact upon the privacy of others or is not otherwise permitted under the National Privacy Principles. If VMLCG refuses your request to access your personal information, it will provide you with reasons for our refusal.
A request for access can be done in any of the following ways:
phone: 0412 300 251
The President, VMLCG Inc.
2535 Meeniyan-Mirboo North Road
What to do if you have a question, problem or complaint about our use of your personal information