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Privacy Policy

RS Fitness Pty Ltd (ABN: 85 127 914 596) trading as The Athletic Club™, of 20 Bronte Road Bondi Junction NSW 2022 (“we” or “us” or “our”) respects your privacy and we are committed to the protection of personal and sensitive information. 

The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to let you know how we collect, use, protect and disclose personal and sensitive information.

We encourage you to read this document carefully so that you understand our information handling practices.

Collection

We collect personal and sensitive information so that we can provide you with our services and products and to manage our activities.  We only collect personal and sensitive information that is relevant and where necessary.

If we are not provided with all the personal and sensitive information we request, we may not be able to provide our services. 

The type of personal and sensitive information we collect includes:

We collect personal and sensitive information about you in a number of ways including:

-         contact us about our services or products;

-         fill in an membership application form;

-         subscribe to our newsletters or mailing lists;

-         enter your personal details on our website (for example during registration or application for membership);

-         provide information by phone or in documents sent by fax or email;

-         enter promotions, competitions or giveaways; or

-         make a payment or donation to us;

Where reasonable and practicable, we collect personal and sensitive information directly from you rather than a third party.  In an emergency, we may need to collect information from a family member, friend, carer or other person.

When we collect personal and sensitive information, we collect it in a way that is lawful, fair and not intrusive.

We do not collect sensitive information about you without your consent, unless we are permitted or required to do so by law.

Use & Disclosure

Except as provided for in the case of our Direct Debit Service Provider below, personal and sensitive information which we have collected for a particular purpose will not be used for any other purpose, unless the purpose is related to the main purpose for which we collected the information (and, if the information is sensitive information, directly related to the main purpose for which we collected the information) and you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the information for that other purpose.

Personal and sensitive information which we collect may be used by us:

-         insurance brokers and insurers;

-         credit reporting agencies;

-         financial institutions including our own bankers;

-         our professional advisors, including our accountants, auditors and lawyers;

-         service providers;  and

-         industry groups having a legitimate reason to receive such information,

as necessary from time to time for our organisation’s functions;

Personal information which we collect may be provided to the Exidebit (“Direct Debit Service Provider”) and used by the Direct Debit Service Provider for the purpose of assisting to service its products and for promoting its other products and services.

If you provide us with personally identifiable information, you may receive from time to time, telephone calls, emails or letters containing information about us. You agree to receiving emails and letters from us including information not only on the areas of interest you have indicated but all types of news and information on our services and products.  If you do not want to receive them, please contact us. You may be asked to indicate your preference to receiving promotional material, when submitting information to us.

We may employ other companies or individuals to assist us in providing our services, or to provide certain services such as analysing customer lists, providing marketing assistance or consulting services. These third parties may have access to information needed to perform their function but, except in the case of the Direct Debit Service Provider as referred to above, cannot use that information for other purposes 

We do not provide any personal and sensitive information to any third parties other than where required by law or as set out in this Privacy Statement.

We will not sell, trade or rent your personal and sensitive information to others. We may provide aggregate statistics on our customers and users of our website to third parties such as advertisers, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. 

We co-operate with law enforcement agencies as required by law.  We will also use or disclose personal information if we reasonably believe that it is necessary to lessen or prevent a serious or imminent threat to the life or health of a person.

Security

All reasonable steps are taken to ensure that all information is treated confidentially, kept secure and protected against unauthorised use, modification or disclosure and is maintained only for the purpose for which it is intended.  Your email address will not be distributed to any third party apart from the Direct Debit Service Provider.

We use secure data communications technology.

You have the rights given by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended.

Anonymity

Where possible, we give you the opportunity to deal with us anonymously.  We may not however be able to provide you with our full range of services and products if you do not provide us with personal and sensitive information.

Access

All reasonable steps are taken to correct the information we hold where that information is not accurate, up-to-date and complete.  If at any time you believe the information that we hold about you is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate, you should let us know.  We will use all reasonable efforts to correct the information.

You have the right to access your personal and sensitive information to ensure that it is accurate, relevant, up to date and complete. If you believe that any of your personal and sensitive information is incorrect, please let us know.  There is no fee for requesting access to your information, however, we may charge you the reasonable cost of processing your request.

We may decline access to your personal and sensitive information in special circumstances, such as where allowing you access could put you or another person at risk of harm, infringes on the privacy of another person or if we believe that your request for access is unlawful, frivolous or vexatious.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property in all material sent to you belongs to, is licensed to or is authorised for use by us.  We permit you to print or download extracts from this material for your personal use only.  None of this material may be used for any commercial or public use, stored in or transmitted to any other website or distributed in any other form without our prior permission.

Cookies

Cookies that are used in any part of our website will not be utilised for collecting personally identifiable information and will only be used for internal management purposes. 

Links

Our website may from time to time contain links to the websites of other organisations which may be of interest to you.  If you access linked sites, you do so at your own risk.  We do not operate or control these third party sites and we are not responsible for their contents, operation, privacy, accuracy or security policies.  This Privacy Statement does not cover any linked sites.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

From time to time, our policies will be reviewed and may be revised. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time. We will notify you by posting an updated version of our Privacy Statement on our website. The amended Privacy Statement will apply between us whether or not we have given you specific notice of any change.

Complaint Resolution

We are committed to constantly improving our procedures so that personal and sensitive information is treated appropriately. If you feel that we have failed to deal with your personal and sensitive information in accordance with this Privacy Statement, please speak to us so that we have an opportunity to resolve the issue to your satisfaction.

The person to contact is our Privacy Officer, whose contact details appear at the end of this Privacy Statement.

Our Privacy Officer will:

 Contact Us

If any personal information you submit changes, please update that information by contacting us.

We may from time to time make changes to this Privacy Statement.  The latest version of our Privacy Statement is available on our website.  You can also contact us to obtain a copy our Privacy Statement.

Requests for information about our Privacy Statement are welcomed.  For further information on our Privacy Statement please contact:

 Privacy Officer

The Athletic Club™

Email: privacy@theathleticclub.com.au