Last updated: 16 April 2021
Welcome to the Australian Fashion Council, which is operated by the Australian Fashion Council Ltd (ACN 167 225 774) of Suite 1009, Level 10, 14 Mason Street, Dandenong VIC 3175. (AFC, we, us or our).
1.3 You must use the Services for lawful purposes and in a way which does not infringe the rights of any third party or restrict or inhibit anyone’s use of the Services.
1.4 We do not represent or warrant that the operation of the Services will be secure, confidential, uninterrupted, error-free, accurate, complete or current.
2. User accounts
2.1 You can browse the AFC website without creating an account, however, sometimes we may require you to create one to access certain functions of the AFC site (Account).
2.2 Where you create an Account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and registration attached to your Account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your Account or any other breach of security.
2.3 Generally, you agree to provide current, complete, and accurate order and account information for all purchases made at our store, including when registering an Account. You agree to promptly update your Account and/or any other necessary information, including your email address, delivery address and payment methods (including expiration dates), so that we can complete your orders and contact you as needed.
4. Acceptable use
You must not:
(a) copy, modify, or create derivative works based on the content available through the Services;
(b) infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy or confidentiality of any third party;
(c) engage in any activity that may result in injury, death, property damage, and/or liability of any kind; or
(d) post or transmit any unauthorised material, including material that is (in our opinion) offensive, inflammatory, defamatory, racist, obscene or threatening.
5. Intellectual property rights
5.2 You must not (without our consent):
(a) adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of the content or material downloaded from the site; or
(b) use our name, logo, graphics, and logos which appear on the site.
6. Resources and linked websites
6.1 Our Services may include resources, information sheets, guides, publications, and directories, which are provided for your information only.
6.2 Any information or content made available as part of our Services, and/or otherwise by us, including such resources and directories, is general and does not constitute, and should not be relied upon as, advice in any capacity. Information and/or materials provided through the Services is general in nature and subject to change and we have no obligation to verify and/or update such information or materials.
6.3 The Services may also contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. We do not make any representations or warranties in relation to, and we exclude all liability from, third party websites, products and services.
7.1 Your use of the Services is entirely at your own risk. To the extent permitted by law the Services (including all resources, directories, information and/or materials provided through the Services or otherwise by us) and all third party content available to you through the Services are provided "as is" and "as available" for your use without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for use and/or a particular purpose, guarantee of a particular result or outcome, title, and non-infringement.
We may at any time and without notice, modify, suspend or terminate the operation of, or access to the Services, or any part of, for any reason, to interrupt the operation of the Services, or any part of, as necessary to perform maintenance, error correction or other changes.
In the course of carrying out our activities, the Australian Fashion Council Ltd (ACN: 167 225 774) of Suite 1009, Level 10, 14, Mason Street, Dandenong VIC 3175. (we, us or our), and our subsidiaries and related bodies corporate, will collect, store, use and disclose personal information. This Privacy Statement explains how we collect, store, use and share your personal information.
Personal information is information or an opinion about an identified or reasonably identifiable individual, whether or not the information or opinion is true and whether or not the information is recorded in a material form.
Types of personal information we collect and hold
We collect and hold personal information about individuals for the provision of our services and purposes connected to those services.
Consistent with the provision of our services, the types of personal information we may collect and hold include individuals’ name, address, telephone number, email address, experience and financial information.
How we collect and hold personal information
We may collect personal information directly from you in the course of providing our services, from our website, by completion of forms on our website, by completion of surveys we undertake, if you attend any events or workshops run by us, and/or directly from you.
Personal information is held securely, is subject to various security protections and is held only for as long as the information remains relevant to the purpose for which it was collected.
Purposes for which we hold, use and disclose information
We will not use or disclose personal information for any secondary purpose, unless that secondary purpose is related to the primary purpose for which we have collected that information, and you would reasonably expect the disclosure in the circumstances, or unless you consent to that use or disclosure.
The purposes for which we hold, use and disclose information include:
(a) conducting our business and achieving the purposes of the AFC;
(b) formulate policies and procedures and engage with all levels of government to enhance the Australian fashion industry;
(c) to communicate information about our products and services or third party products or services that may be of interest to you; and
(d) for our internal administrative, research, planning, marketing and product development.
Who we share your information with
We may share your personal information with other parties who provide services to us, or manage programs with us, including suppliers, agents, partners and contractors that assist us with our business processes and manage programs or services where we play a leading role such as the National Clothing Product Stewardship Scheme.
Access and correction
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure any personal data we collect, use or disclose is up to date and accurate. If you believe personal information we hold about you is not up to date or accurate, you may ask us to correct it.
You may ask us to provide you with details of the personal information we hold about you, and copies of that information. We will respond to your request and attempt to provide you with the data within 30 days of receipt of your request.
If we provide you with copies of the information you have requested, we may charge you a reasonable fee to cover the administrative costs of providing you with that information.
Please direct all request for access and correction to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may, in the course of providing products and services, disclose personal information to overseas entities when we engage in assistance with developing the export capacity of members.
Those overseas entities are likely to be located in the following countries: France, The Netherlands, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, Singapore and China.
Changes to this policy
If you consider a breach of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) has occurred, you may direct your query to email@example.com and we will attempt to resolve your complaint.
If you do not consider our response satisfactory, you may contact the Australian Privacy Commissioner at its website www.oaic.gov.au or by telephone on 1300 363 992.