Privacy Policy

Effective 20 July 2023

The Ryde City Concert Band Inc (referred to as “Ryde Band”, “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the personal information we collect. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, disclosure, and protection of personal information in accordance with the applicable privacy laws as described in the Australian Privacy Act 1988. This legislation protects the handling of personal information about individuals. It includes the collection, use, storage, and disclosure of personal information in the federal public sector and in the private sector.

  1. Information We Collect:

We may collect personal information from members, participants, and individuals who interact with us. The types of personal information we may collect include:

  • Name, address, and contact details (email address, telephone number)
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Payment and financial information for membership fees or event registration
  • Records of your participation in musical events, and other activities
  • Photographic or video images taken during events.
  • Any other information relevant to our operations and services.
  1. Use of Personal Information:

We collect and use personal information for the following purposes:

  • Providing membership services, including processing membership applications, renewals, and managing membership records.
  • Organising and managing musical events, and activities.
  • Communicating with members, participants, and individuals about music related matters, including updates, news, and promotions.
  • Analysing and improving our services, operations, and offerings.
  • Complying with legal obligations and regulatory requirements.
  1. Disclosure of Personal Information:

We may disclose personal information to the following parties:

  • Third-party service providers who assist us in operating our association and providing services (e.g., website hosting, event management, payment processing).
  • Bands, clubs, or associations affiliated with us for the purpose of organising and managing events.
  • Regulatory bodies, government agencies, and law enforcement authorities as required by law or to protect our rights and interests.

We will not sell, rent, or trade personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent.

  1. Data Security:

We take reasonable steps to protect personal information from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We implement appropriate physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to secure the information we collect.

  1. Access and Correction:

You have the right to access and correct your personal information held by the us. If you would like to request access to your information or make any corrections, please contact us using the details provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Retention of Personal Information:

We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or as required by law. When personal information is no longer needed, We will take reasonable steps to securely destroy or de-identify it.

  1. Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies on our website to enhance your browsing experience. You can modify your browser settings to reject cookies, although this may limit certain functionalities of our website.

  1. Links to Third-Party Websites:

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We do not have control over the privacy practices or content of these websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third parties before providing any personal information.

  1. Use of Photographs:

Band members may be included in photographs used for promotion and publicity. Names identifying anyone in any photograph will not be made public unless express prior consent has been given by the person/s in the image. We recognise that the band has no control over members of the public taking photos of the band when we perform in public places.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The updated version will be posted on our website with a revised effective date. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact