Privacy Statement

VALA is committed to protecting the privacy of our members, conference delegates, registered users, donors, customers, and any other contacts. We will not collect or distribute personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.

VALA complies with the Australian National Privacy Principles set out in Australian Commonwealth Law. Unless required by law the VALA will not disclose personal information about an individual unless the individual has provided consent, either at the time of providing the information or following a specific request.

Any information you choose to provide on the VALA website will only be used to provide or improve our services. During your visit, as you browse through the web site, read pages, or download information, we will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit but not about you. We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, by learning about the number of visitors and the technology in use. This information does not identify you personally.

Any credit card information you provide for goods or services is secure and used only for your intended purpose.

VALA Members, Conference Delegates and any other Registered Users may inform us of their communication preferences at any time by logging into the VALA web site and changing the profile settings.

This website contains links to other sites. VALA is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites, which may differ from the practices described in this policy. We encourage you to become familiar with the privacy practices of other sites you visit, including those linked from our site.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under Australian Commonwealth and State law. Information also may be used for authorised law enforcement investigations. Except for the above purposes, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.