Under the Privacy Act introduced in December 2001, the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) is committed to and is bound by the codes of practice under the act.
Information supplied by you, may be collected by the FCA for the following purposes:
- Membership and development related issues
- Daily administrational requirements
- Marketing purposes
- For the execution of duties to satisfy our obligations
Under the codes of practice and various legislative bodies, the FCA is required to collect certain information to provide you a range of services outlined above.
Whilst information provided by you to the FCA are supplied under no obligation, a refusal to provide required information may mean we are unable to provide the level of service required and expected of us.
With the provision of services to you, it may be necessary to disclose personal information to other professionals and organisation's such as:
- Legal authorities where legally obliged to do so
- Guest speakers, chairpersons, event organisers, accounts or memberships personnel; i.e. where people are providing services to the FCA to assist you
- Newsletter and publication recipients of the FCA
- Member organisations
The FCA will not disclose collected information for purposes other than the above related issues unless the law authorises disclosure or by the provision of consent by you.
Persons visiting www.franchise.org.au are under no obligation to disclose personal information unless they choose to do so in the request for further information.
At the FCA we recognise the importance of privacy regarding your personal information. We will ensure that any personal information collected and retained by us will be protected from disclosure and misuse in any form.
As a part of our commitment to you, the FCA at all times would like to have up to date and accurate information regarding details supplied by you.
Should you believe your details need to be corrected please contact the FCA National Office by phone on 1300 669 030, fax 03 9508 0899 or email the FCA using the Contact Us form with necessary changes.
The information's contained herein are based on requirements under the Privacy Act (Private Sector) 1998 and National Privacy Principles issued September 2001.