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statement sets out GS1 Australia’s Privacy and Security Policy in respect to
personal information which you may provide to us in a variety of ways. GS1
Australia recognises that your privacy is very important to you and we are
committed to promoting confidence in the manner in which your personal
information is handled by us. This Privacy and Security Policy explains how GS1
Australia collects, uses, discloses and protects personal information. Your use
of this website constitutes an acknowledgement that you have been made aware of
our Privacy and Security Policy outlined below.
Australia is bound by, and committed to supporting, the Privacy Act 1988 and the Spam
Act 2003 in relation to electronic direct marketing.
We respect your
personal information and your right to privacy.At GS1
Australia, protecting your privacy - when handling your personal information -
is very important to us. We know that when you give us your personal
information, it imposes a serious responsibility upon us.This
Privacy and Security Statement describes the information that may be collected
by GS1 Australia, the choices you can make about your personal information and
how we collect and protect your personal information.
personal information in a variety of ways, such as from you directly (including
when you interact with us in writing, electronically or via telephone), when
you visit our website (including when you submit a quote or a membership form),
when you participate in our events or promotions, when we supply products or
services to you, and from third party stakeholders. If you do not wish to have
your personal information collected or used for any specific purpose, you can
email us accordingly and we will use reasonable measures to observe your
request. However, this may result in you not being able to access, or use, all
or part of our website or our services and if personal information has been
collected, we may still use or disclose that information if:
Your privacy is
respected, and we do not sell, rent or trade your personal information.We use your personal information for a variety of purposes to
effectively conduct our business, including to:
To assist us to
carry out these activities, from time to time we disclose your personal
information to third parties including:
third parties may be located overseas including in USA, Canada, Belgium, Germany,
UK, and more. We will take reasonable steps to
ensure that third parties that have access to your personal information are
bound by appropriate privacy and confidentiality obligations in relation to
that personal information.
we may use the personal information we collect from you to identify particular
GS1 Australia products and services which we believe may be of interest to you.
We may then contact you to let you know about these products and services and
how they may benefit your organisation. We will give you a choice to “opt out”
(unsubscribe) of receiving such information in the future.
You can opt out
of receiving information by any one of the following methods:
Note: The nominated GS1 representative of an organisation in respect to
membership or a particular service is not eligible to opt out of communications
relating to the membership or subscription, billing, or particular service
technical updates until another replacement representative is nominated by your
organisation. You will be advised if your role falls into one or more of these
The ability for
you to opt out by unsubscribing via the electronic means provided will remain
functional for at least 30 days after the original communication has been sent.
After this time, another method to opt out should be used (e.g., sending an
email to email@example.com).
opt out facility will use its reasonable endeavours to process your request in
a fair and reasonable timeframe: we aim to complete your unsubscribe request within
five working days of receipt if the request is received
from time to time may choose to engage in market research (telemarketing or
surveys) relating to our products and services, or to ensure your contact
details are correct to assist in providing better customer service levels.
Yes, your phone
calls may be monitored for reasons of training, service quality control and
important that you keep us informed if the personal information we have about
you is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. We will take reasonable steps to
correct it quickly and promptly.You may
instruct us to remove any previous consent you provided to receive marketing
communications from us.
will, upon your request and subject to applicable privacy laws, provide you
with access to your personal information that is held by us. However, we ask
that you identify, as clearly as possible, the type/s of information you
Your right to
access your personal information is not absolute. In certain circumstances, the
law permits us to refuse your request to provide you with access to your
personal information, such as circumstances where:
will destroy or archive personal information that is no longer needed for the
purposes for which it was collected, or if GS1 Australia is no longer permitted
or required by law to retain it, using secure methods to destroy the
are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of third party
your own decision about providing personal information or utilising the
information presented when visiting those sites.
On the GS1
Australia website we may collect information from you such as browser type,
operating system, and web pages visited to help us manage our web site.
As with many
sites, when visiting our website a record of your visit (not your personal information)
may be recorded in Google analytics or similar services. This record may
include the following types of information:
information is NOT shared with any third party other than those assisting GS1
Australia to enhance your user experience.
that you may be concerned about the security of the personal information we
collect from you online.
We have systems and processes in place to maximise the security of your
personal information such as the use of the industry standard encryption,
Secured Socket Layer (SSL) certificate.
For site security purposes and to ensure this service remains available to all
users, we employ software programs to monitor network traffic in order to
identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise
cause us damage.
We reserve the
right to change, modify or update this Privacy and Security Policy at any time,
without liability to you, by publication of the revised version on our website.
The revised version shall take effect immediately upon publication.
We believe that
in receiving your feedback, we are provided with a valuable opportunity to
improve the services we deliver to you and maintain your confidence in GS1
Australia. GS1 Australia is also committed to working with its customers, to
ensure any complaint, concerns or questions are resolved fairly and quickly.
You can contact us in multiple ways; write, call or email us in accordance with
our contact details below.
Locked Bag 2
Mt Waverley VIC 3149
Call 1300 227 263 or +61 3 9558 9559 between 8.30 am and 5.00 pm Monday to
Friday Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding
public holidays) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, attention