Effective Date: September 24, 2020
HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND WHAT WE DO WITH IT
Directly From You
You may provide us with personal information in a number of ways, such as when you:
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM OTHER SOURCES
We work closely with third parties (for example, technical service providers, ticketing providers, promotions companies, advertising networks, analytics providers, and search information providers) and may receive information about you from them. Depending on the relationship and activity, they will provide us with certain information that will help us understand how you interact with Who's Who Brisbane Services so we can tailor our marketing and provide better, more personalised Services to you. In some cases, third parties also provide us with information that helps us keep track of transactions, address technical or logistical issues, prevent fraud, or keep our community safe from security threats.
We may also receive and display information and content which you make publicly available on your social media account when you use social media logins for our Services or interact with any of our content (such as contests).
Some of our key partners, who we receive data from and may share some data with include:
We may also receive and display information and content which you make publicly available on your social media account, such as when you post using one of our promoted hashtags.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
Categories of personal information collected
Categories of sources from which personal information is collected.
Personal and online identifiers (such as first and last name, email address, phone number, usernames, or unique online identifiers)Directly from you
Marketing partnersTo provide and Improve the Services
Personalisation of the Services
Marketing and targeted advertising
Security and fraud preventionCustomer service partners
Marketing sponsors and partners
Analytics services Financial Account Information (such as credit card numbers, bank account information, Paypal account information)Directly from you
E-Commerce vendorsTo provide the Services To sell you merchandise, tickets
Fraud and cybersecurity companies
Customer Profile Information (such as race, gender, age range, income range, ad demographics)Directly from you
Third party data providersTo provide and improve the Services
Personalisation of the Services
Research and development
Security and fraud prevention
Technology service providers
Research and Development
Communications with you (such as customer support messages, emails, social media posts)Directly from You
Customer Service PartnersOnline Activity Information (such as browsing history, search history, interactions with a website, email, application, or advertisement)Directly from You
Cookies and similar technologies
Third party data providersTo Provide and Improve the Services
Personalisation of the Services
Fraud and cybersecurity
Marketing sponsors We may also use the information we have about you
We combine information we receive from other sources with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We use this combined information for the purposes set out above.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do share your data with third parties, including event sponsors and other affiliates, and the other categories of partners as listed above. Some of these disclosures of data may be constitute a sale of data under some data privacy laws. Accordingly, we offer the option for you to opt out of the sale of your personal information, as further set forth below.
We may share your business information with our sponsors and with selected third parties including:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
Who's Who Brisbane hosts other events during the year. Some of these events are owned by us, others are produced by us working with one or more partners, and some are owned by one or more of our partners. Where an event includes a named sponsor, Who's Who Brisbane or its affiliate shares some marketing and other information about you with that sponsor so that you can attend or participate in the events. Where we are managing an event that is owned by someone else, your data may be collected and used by us to host the event and to market other Who's Who Brisbane content to you, and we will also share that data with the owner of the event.
MARKETING AND ADVERTISING
We use your personal information to tailor our marketing and advertising efforts. To do this, we provide your information to third party advertising networks and social media companies (such as Facebook). When we provide data to agencies, ad networks, and other parties for targeted advertising, we do not provide them with your name, financial information, or any sensitive information (such as a government ID or date of birth, if we have collected that). We use online identifiers such as email, cookie addresses, and device identifiers to help us provide targeted advertising to you and others like you. We may also use aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We may make use of the personal information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to target audiences;
We also add you to our mailing lists for email communications from Who's Who Brisbane and our partners’, when you sign up for our mailing lists, purchase a ticket or our merchandise, or subscribe to our content online. If you provide us with your email address in order to receive communications, you can opt out at any time by using the unsubscribe links at the bottom of our emails.
With your consent, we may send promotional and non-promotional push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.
You may be able to use social sharing features and other integrated tools on the Site such as the Facebook "Like" button. These features and tools may permit you to share actions you take on our Service with other media, and vice versa. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the service that provides the social sharing feature Please remember, though, that use of the information you share on social media sites will be governed by the privacy policies of the social media provider, and we are not responsible for how they treat the information.
STORAGE AND TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
We operate the Services in and from a number of different jurisdictions, but the Site is primarily operated from the Australia, which is where your information will likely be stored and processed. Your information may be disclosed in response to inquiries or requests from government authorities or to respond to legal process in the countries in which we operate and/or store your information.
We do not knowingly collect information from children who are under 13 years old. If you are a parent or guardian of a child who is 13-16 years old and using our Services, please send us an email to opt in to the use of your personal information or request deletion of any personal information we may have collected about the child. If you are a parent or guardian of a child who is under 13 years old and using our Services, please contact us to arrange for deletion of any personal information we may have collected about the child.
OPTING OUT OF THE SALE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
WE DO NOT SELL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR MONEY.
However, sometimes we share your data with sponsors, vendors and third party advertising networks. These transfers, which are used to provide you with certain Services and/or to more effectively provide you with personalised Services (including advertising), can be deemed a sale under some data privacy laws.
Please note that your decision to opt out of the sale of your personal information may impact the availability and quality of some of the Services provided to you.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY RIGHTS
Residents have certain rights with respect to the personal information collected by businesses. If you are a resident, you may exercise the following rights regarding your personal information, subject to our ability to verify your request and certain other limitations:
Note: Where certain technologies rely on your data to provide the Services, the absence of that data may impact the operation of the Services.
How to Exercise Your Rights.To exercise any of the above rights, please follow the instructions below:
If you have any other request you wish to submit to the Who's Who Brisbane Privacy Team, you may submit a general information request.
Verification Process and Required Information. All requests must be verified. Some requests, including receiving a copy of your data or requests made by an agent claiming to be acting on your behalf, are subject to heightened requirements. If we cannot verify your identity based on the information provided, a request for a copy of your data shall be treated as a request for information and if we cannot verify your identity, a request to delete personal information may be treated as a request to opt out of the sale of personal information.
You may designate an authorised agent to make a request on your behalf. An Authorised Agent must have written documentation of their authority to act on your behalf, such as a Power of Attorney.
You may also have the right, in certain circumstances, to object to our processing your personal information. However, we may be entitled to continue processing it in line with applicable law. You can exercise this right at any time by contacting us. You may also have the right, where provided under applicable law, to ask us to stop processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes. You can exercise this right by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your information or by clicking "unsubscribe" on the emails you receive. You can also exercise this right at any time by contacting us.
We will retain your personal information for as long as needed to provide you with services you have requested. We will retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
We use a variety of administrative, physical, and technology solutions, including engaging with qualified cybersecurity companies, to protect your information from unauthorised access, loss, or misuse. Because there is always some risk in transmitting information over the internet and otherwise processing information, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information that you transmit on or through the Services or that we otherwise maintain.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Our Services, newsletters, email updates and other communications may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of others, including our partner networks, retail partners, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.