Privacy Policy

weddingcircle.com.au is owned and operated by Wedding Circle ABN 24 680 449 122 (“Wedding Circle”), and referred to as "We", "Our" and "Us" in this Privacy Policy.

By using this Site, You agree to the Privacy Policy of this website ("Site" or “weddingcircle.com.au”), which is set out herein on this web page. The Privacy Policy relates to the collection and use of personal information You may supply to Wedding Circle through Your conduct on the Site.

We reserve the right, at Our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. This Privacy Policy is in addition to any other terms and conditions applicable to this Site. Wedding Circle does not make any representations about third party web sites that may be linked to this Site.

Wedding Circle recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of information collected about visitors to this Site, in particular information that is capable of identifying an individual ("personal information"). This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Your personal information, obtained through this Site, will be dealt with. This Privacy Policy should be reviewed periodically so that You are updated on any changes.

1. Personal Information
1.1 Personal information about visitors to this Site is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. In order to provide You with further services or to answer or forward any requests or enquiries We may need to collect such information at certain points for example, without limitation, newsletter subscription, forum registration, owner builder course registration, advertising registration, and when making enquiries to Wedding Circle. It is Our intention that this Privacy Policy will protect Your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in Australia.

2. Collection and Use of Information
2.1 Personal information that visitors submit to this Site is used only for the purpose for which it is submitted or for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose, unless Wedding Circle disclose other uses in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection. Copies of correspondence sent from the web site, that may contain personal information, are stored as archives for record-keeping and back-up purposes only. Examples of personal information required and its use is detailed below:

Newsletter Subscription

Name and email required for sending newsletters to subscribers.

Website Enquiries

Name, contact number and email required for handling general and advertising enquiries.

Site Membership

Username, password and email address required for registration. Email address required for confirming registration details and password, topic reply and personal message notifications, and for sending new passwords should a current password be forgotten.

Basic Advertising Registration

Full name, address, phone numbers, email address, and password.

Premium Advertising Signup

Full name, email address, contact number, password and mailing address, and credit card details (credit card name, c/c number, c/c expiry date, CVV) processed by the merchant gateway, with that information stored and managed on their servers.

2.2 Unless otherwise authorised to do so with Your consent, Wedding Circle does not sell, share, or rent personally identifiable information to third parties other than those contracted by Wedding Circle.

3. Collecting information on Registered members
3.1 As part of registering with Us, Wedding Circle collects personal information about You in order for You to take full advantage of Our services. To do this it may be necessary for You to provide additional information to Us as detailed below.

3.2 Registration is completely optional. Registration may include submitting Your name, email address, address, postal address, telephone numbers, option on receiving updates and promotional material and other information. You may access this information at any time by logging in and going to Your account.

4. Credit Card Details
4.1 Credit Card details provided over the phone are maintained on site for the processing of payment and discarded as soon as payment is processed. Where credit card information is collected online, it is not stored on Our servers at any point as a precautionary safeguard. This information is collected by contracted third-party merchant gateways, and stored on their servers. See PayPalwebsite for further information.

5. Disclosure
5.1 Apart from where You have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where Wedding Circle has reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with Our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, Wedding Circle may disclose personal information when We believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.
5.2 Wedding Circle may engage third parties to provide You with goods or services on Our behalf. In that circumstance, Wedding Circle may disclose Your personal information to those third parties in order to meet Your request for goods or services.

6. Security
6.1 We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to Wedding Circle sites, and We review and update Our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
6.2 However, We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information You may transmit to Us or from Our online products and services. Once We do receive Your transmission, Wedding Circle will also make Our best efforts to ensure its security on Our systems.
6.3 In addition, Wedding Circle employees and the contractors who provide services related to Our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, We will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to Your personal information.
6.4 All forms associated with any purchase from Wedding Circle pass Your financial details through a secure server using the latest 128-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology. If You have an questions regarding Our security policy, please contact Us on 1300 664 569.

7 IP Addresses
7.1 Not linked to personally identifiable information, an aggregate of IP addresses are used to analyze user visitation trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Information that is not personally identifiable may be shared with site visitors, clients, content providers, advertisers, and affiliates.  

8. Cookies and Applets
8.1 Cookies store byte-sized information on Your computer system. It enables Wedding Circle to customize this Site in accordance with Your viewing pleasure preferences. The forum system, Our advertising server, directory, and not limited to, uses cookies to store information on Your local computer. Also, third parties may place and read cookies on Your browser, or may use web beacons to collect information, in the course of ads being served to You on this website. We use cookies to provide You with a better experience. These cookies allow Us to increase Your security by storing Your session ID and are a way of monitoring single user access. This aggregate, non-personal information is collated and provided to Us to assist in analysing the usage of the site. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

9. Access to Information
9.1      Wedding Circle will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which We hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, You discover that information held about You is incorrect, You may contact Us to have the information corrected.
9.2     In addition, Wedding Circle employees and the contractors who provide services related to Our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us.
Links to other sites.
9.3      We provide links to other third-party websites outside of this Site. These linked websites are not under Our control, and We cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of such other websites this Site may link to. Before disclosing Your personal information on any other website, Wedding Circle advises You examine the terms and conditions of using that website and its privacy statement.

10. Problems or questions
10.1     If Wedding Circle becomes aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with this Site, Wedding Circle will take these issues seriously and work to address these concerns. If You have any further queries relating to Our Privacy Policy, or You have a problem or complaint, please contact us.
10.2     For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting Your privacy, visit the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's web site; www.privacy.gov.au

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