Australian Visitor Centres (AVC) is committed to providing you with the highest levels of customer service. This includes protecting your privacy.
We recommend you keep this information for future reference.
Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000
In December 2000, the Commonwealth Government of Australia enacted a further privacy legislation, to commence on the 21st December 2001. This privacy legislation was drafted in order to amend the Privacy Act 1988 (implementing the National Privacy Principles) and to include provisions that regulate the way private sector organisations collect, use, disclose, keep secure and provide access to personal information.
All privacy legislation is available for download at the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner at http://www.privacy.gov.au/business
What is personal information?
The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) defines personal information as information or an opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained. It includes your name, age and contact details as well as your financial and health information. BestOf is bound to protect your personal information in accordance with the National Privacy Principles to the extent required by the Privacy Act 1988.
Collection of personal information
The types of information we keep on record will depend on the product or service requested by you.
How do we collect information?
We collect and store information about you when you:
directly when you provide information by phone or in documents such as application forms;
from publicly available source of information;
complete any online application of other type of form;
provide us with your email address; or
access and use any of our online services
What information do we hold?
In general, Australian Visitor Centres keeps a record of one or more of the following types of information: