For Event Participants in Australia
1. Introduction
This Privacy Policy explains how GovTech Australia P/L ("we," "our," "us") collects, uses, discloses, and protects the personal information of participants ("you," "your") in our events held in Australia. We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles.
2. Collection of Personal Information
We may collect the following types of personal information from you:
- Contact details: Name, address, email address, phone number.
- Identification details: Date of birth, gender, and photographic identification.
- Event-specific information: Dietary requirements, accessibility needs, emergency contact details.
- Payment information: Credit/debit card details, bank account information.
- ​​​​​​​Marketing preferences: Your preferences regarding receiving marketing communications from us.
3. How We Collect Personal Information
We collect personal information directly from you in various ways, including:
- When you register for and/or attend our events. 
- Through your interactions with our website or customer service.
- When you participate in surveys or provide feedback.
- From third parties who provide services on our behalf (e.g., event registration platforms).
4. Use of Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To process your event registration and manage your participation.
- To communicate with you about event details, updates, and logistics.
- To improve our events and services through feedback and surveys.
- To comply with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements.
- For marketing purposes, where you have consented to receive such communications.
5. Disclosure of Personal Information
We may disclose your personal information to:
- Service providers who assist us in delivering our events (e.g., catering, accommodation, transport providers).
- Third parties as required by law (e.g., government authorities).
- Our business partners and sponsors, with your consent.
6. Security of Personal Information
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification, or disclosure. These steps include:
- Implementing physical, technical, and administrative security measures.
- Restricting access to personal information to authorised personnel only.
- Regularly reviewing our security practices to ensure they remain effective and up-to-date.
7. Access to and Correction of Personal Information
You have the right to access and correct your personal information held by us. To do so, please contact us. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe and take appropriate steps to correct any information that is inaccurate or incomplete.
8. Overseas Disclosure
In some cases, your personal information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in a country other than Australia. We will ensure that any such overseas recipients comply with the Australian Privacy Principles or are bound by similar privacy laws or contractual obligations that protect your personal information.
9. Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. Any changes will be posted on our website, and where appropriate, notified to you by email.
10. Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our handling of your personal information, please contact us at:

By participating in our events, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described herein.
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