Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Australian Culinary Federation committed to ensuring the privacy and security of all
information collected from our members and other parties. In accordance with the
Privacy Act 1988, this Privacy Policy outlines the information collection practices utilised
by Australian Culinary Federation, how that information is used and the choices you can
make about the way the information you provide to us is collected and used.
The information we collect
When you lodge an enquiry with or submit an application or registration to Australian
Culinary Federation, we need to collect information about you in order to enable us to
service your membership, deliver our professional services or to complete any business
transaction. When you ring us, we may also monitor or record telephone calls for staff
training and quality maintenance purposes, or to verify discussions which take place. This
information includes, but is not limited to, details such as your name, your contact details,
your requirements and relevant company, business and financial information. We may
not be able to provide products or services if you do not supply the information
Australian Culinary Federation Web Site
Like most web sites, there is certain information we automatically track when you use
the Australian Culinary Federation website, including the URL that you came from, the
browser you are using and your IP address. This data is utilised to improve the services of
Australian Culinary Federation and does not include any personally identifying
information. We will not retain any such information unless you submit that information
for membership registration or other transactional purposes.
If you use the secured or “members only” section of our website “cookies” may be
transferred to your computer. Cookies store information about your use of the site which
may be used by us to identify you and otherwise enable the efficient use of the website.
This policy does not apply to other websites which you access by using a link from our
website. The content and privacy policies of other websites are the responsibilities of
their owners.
Please note that other websites or programs hosted or operated by Australian
Culinary Federation (on domain names other than via may contain specific privacy statements and disclosures which are specific to that website or program.
How we use the information
The information that you provide will be collected and saved by us is used to assess your
requirements and to enable Australian Culinary Federation to properly run the
organisation and to enable the relevant service or information to be provided to you. It
may also be used for other purposes which you would reasonably expect, for example,
for research, staff training, policy development, planning or for supply to third party
service providers such as mailing houses that we use to send you surface post material.
We do not sell, rent or trade your personal information to third parties for other
marketing purposes. If at any point in time you would like your saved data to be
deleted from our system, please contact us and we will arrange to have your records
deleted from our database.
As a user of Australian Culinary Federation’s services, you may occasionally receive email or other updates from us about new information, briefings or products or services being
offered by Australian Culinary Federation or any of its related companies or business
partners, along with newsletters and any noteworthy changes to the website. You may
always unsubscribe and opt out from receiving these messages. Unless otherwise prohibited by law or our contractual obligations, we may disclose personal
information if required to do so by law, court order, or as requested by a governmental or
law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary
or advisable. Such situations may include: to perform, maintain or enforce contracts with
our users or suppliers; to protect the rights or properties of Australian Culinary Federation, our business affiliates, our users, or others; or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing, or who may be threatening to cause, interference with or damage to our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise; or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.
Opting out of promotional information
Australian Culinary Federation works hard to provide our members and clients with the best
possible service at all times. From time to time, we will send our members newsletters,
updates and other useful information. We hope that you will find these items informative
and useful. However, should you choose to not receive them in the future, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from the mail database by following the Unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email