Gallery 109 is committed to providing a collaborative environment for artists to share their ideas and work with other like-minded artists and art enthusiasts and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 which governs the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au
What personal data we collect and why we collect it?
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and what your interests are in relation to the art community.
This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including correspondence, by telephone, by email, via our website www.gallery109.com.au, from your website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of marketing our services to you, which may include advising you of an upcoming exhibition or event, or the availability of our gallery for hire. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing lists at any time by contacting us in writing or unsubscribing via our website.
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. If we have contacted you in this manner and you do not want us to make further contact, you may advise us in writing or unsubscribe from our mailing list and we will remove your Personal Details from our records.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We will not disclose your Personal Information to 3rd parties except in the normal course of doing business with you directly, such as providing details to a courier for a delivery of an artwork or where you have requested we put you in contact with a 3rd party such as an artist, framer etc.
We will never sell your personal Details to a 3rd party either in Australia or Overseas
Security of Personal Information
Your Personal Information is stored on our MailChimp account, or on our office files in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently delete your Personal Information. However, where we have transacted business with you it will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.
Access to your Personal Information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing and we will provide the details free of charge if we can reply via email, but may charge an administrative fee if you require a hard copy
In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.
This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.