Club Merrylands Bowling has always respected the privacy of individuals. It will continue to do so by treating all personal information furnished confidential, by handling it in accordance with the Privacy Act 1998 and the National Privacy principles.
During the course of its activities Club Merrylands Bowling will collect, record, use and disclose personal information about persons who are or proposed to be:
A Customer (member, guest, temporary member or visitor)
A contractor or suppler of goods and services to the Club
A Solicitor, Valuer or other professional consultant to the Club
Most information comes directly from the persons or from their agents or intermediaries and sometimes it comes from a third party. The type of information collected will vary considerably depending on the nature of the arrangements with the Club. It may include information about:
Name, address and contact details (phone number)
Date of birth, drivers licence particulars
Employment, interest and hobbies
The purpose for which this information is collected is primarily for the marketing and promotion of the Club. there may be instances where personal information is disclosed to parties outside the Club, but only where there is a valid reason for that to happen. External parties to whom information may be disclosed include:
Government departments or agencies (where required by law)
Solicitors, insurers if necessary
As a matter of course, Club Merrylands Bowling will require anyone to whom personal information is made available to respect the privacy of the person to whom it relates. Persons who want to know what personal information Club Merrylands Bowling holds about them and how it is used are invited to send a written request to our Privacy Contact Officer along with any complaints or concerns in relation to this matter.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer