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Policy

This statement sets out Holstein Australia's (HA) policies relating to the collection and use of your personal information.

Your personal information is important to us

HA respects and is committed to protecting your privacy. We are bound by the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000.

When we collect your information, if appropriate, we will tell you why we are collecting it and how we plan to use it. HA recognises that your privacy is very important to you and that you have a right to control your personal information. We know that providing personal information is an act of trust and we take that seriously. Unless you give us explicit consent to act otherwise, the following policy will govern how HA handles your personal information and safeguards your privacy. HA is committed to protecting your personal information and giving you choice in who can use your personal information and how it can be used. We believe that our privacy policy not only complies with relevant laws but also represents best practice.

Where appropriate, we will handle personal information relying on the related bodies corporate exemption in the Privacy Act.

Collecting personal information about you

We occasionally collect information such as your name, address, telephone number, financial details and curriculum vitae details. We use this information to provide our services to you, to fulfill administrative & legal functions associated with these services, to enter into contracts with you or third parties. As a general rule we do not collect sensitive information. However, if we do, we will seek your consent to collect it, unless the law allows us to collect it without your consent.

Using and disclosing your personal information

HA recognises the trust you place in us when you give us personal information. HA will not use or disclose any information about you without your consent, unless:

  • required or provided by law;
  • we believe it necessary to provide you with a service which you have requested;
  • to implement or fulfil our business or commercial purposes for collection;
  • to protect the rights or property of HA, our clients, or any member of the public;
  • to lessen a serious threat to a person's health or safety: or
  • on a confidential basis to service providers, agents and contractors to help us to provide our services to you. If we do this we require these parties to protect your information in the same way we do.

However, HA will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information

We will not give any of your personal information to any other organisation without your express consent.

Storage and security of your personal information

HA will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. This includes taking all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

In addition, all our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by HA.

Future changes

From time to time, our policies will be reviewed and may be revised. HA reserves the right to change its privacy policy at any time and notify you by circulating an updated version of the policy.

What to do if you have a problem or question

If you have any further queries relating to our privacy policy, or you have a problem or complaint, please contact the Chief Operations Officer (COO).

You have a right of access to personal information we hold about you in certain circumstances. If we deny your request for access, we will tell you why. Please contact the COO to ask for access to your information or if you have a complaint concerning your information privacy.

If you would like more information about our approach to privacy, please contact Holstein Australia, 24-36 Camberwell Rd Hawthorn East VIC 3122 telephone 03 9835 7600, facsimile 03 9835 7699 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's website at www.privacy.vic.gov.au.

Guidelines for HA Staff and Contractors

General Guidelines

HA staff and contractors are required to comply with the above policy in relation to personal information collected by HA from an external entity or individual. All employees and contractors are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by HA under the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000. Breach or non-observance of any obligation in respect of the HA Privacy Policy will be considered serious misconduct by HA.

Employees and contractors can play an important role in keeping personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the HA IT systems or byensuring physical storage areas are secure.

HA will ensure employees and contractors understand issues in relation to the collection,disclosure, use, storage and security of specific personal information within their areas of the business.

Holstein Australia

1 January 2014

 
Disclaimer

HOLSTEIN AUSTRALIA – DISCLAIMER

Terms of Use

This website is owned by The Holstein-Friesian Association of Australia Inc (ABN 87 455 118 302), trading as Holstein Australia.

If you use Holstein Australia's website you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions listed below and any other laws or regulations which apply to the website.

Copyright Statement

All copyright in the website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all software relating to this website belong to or is licensed by Holstein Australia. This copyright is protected by Australia and international copyright laws.

Subject to the next paragraph, no material from the website may be copied, reproduced, distributed, modified, uploaded, transmitted, reused, re-posted, published, published or framed within another website without Holstein Australia's written permission.

Holstein Australia grants you permission to download one copy of the material on this website in the usual course of operating your web browser, for your personal non-commercial use. You may also print hard copies of the material on this website for non-commercial use, provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on that material.

Trade Mark Statement

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, branding and get-up (trade dress) on this website belong to Holstein Australia or its licensors or franchisors. Holstein Australia does not give you any licence or right to use them.

General Disclaimer

This website has been complied by Holstein Australia on the basis of current general information. Changes in circumstances after publication may affect the completeness or accuracy of this information. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Holstein Australia disclaims all liability for any errors or omissions contained in the information or any failure to update or correct this information. It is your responsibility to assess and verify the accuracy, completeness and reliability of the information on this website and to seek professional advice before taking any action.

Nothing contained on this website is to be interpreted as a recommendation to use any product, process or formulation or any information.

Holstein Australia makes no representation that the products displayed on this website are currently available or that their specifications are correct and complete. Display of any product does not constitute an offer or undertaking by Holstein Australia. Holstein Australia makes the website and its contents available on an 'as is' basis. Holstein Australia makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this website or its contents. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Holstein Australia disclaims any such representations or warranties as to the completeness, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of the website including , without limitation, the information on this website, products referred to on this website, and any email correspondence between you and Holstein Australia.

Limitation of Liability

The use of the information on this website is at your own risk. Holstein Australia, its directors, employees, shareholders, agents and other representatives will not, under any circumstances be liable for any injury, loss or damage arising out of, or related to the use or inability to use information on this website or provided through this website by email.

This limitation of liability includes, but is not limited to, compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data (either directly or indirectly related to unforseen technical issues beyond the control of Holstein Australia), income or profit, loss of, or damage to property and third party claims.

Links

Holstein Australia permits linking to this website provided that the full html page is loaded. Any such links must not incorporate Holstein Australia's trademarks or service marks and must not be used to disparage or otherwise detrimentally affect the reputation of Holstein Australia.

Holstein Australia does not warrant that information on any third party websites is free from computer viruses or any defects, errors or infringements of intellectual property rights nor does Holstein Australia authorise any such infringement by providing these links. Holstein Australia disclaims liability for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from your use of links to third party websites.

Privacy Policy and Confidential Information

When you use this website our Internet Service Provider (ISP) may make a record of your visit and log your server address, your domain name, the date, time and duration of your visit, the pages and documents you accessed, the previous site you had accessed (i.e. the referring URL) and the type of browser you are using. This information is collected for statistical purposes only and Holstein Australia will not make any attempt to identify users according to their browsing activity.

Unsolicited ideas

It is Holstein Australia's policy not to accept information from third parties which is confidential or proprietary. If you wish to retain the confidentiality of your material do not submit it to us via email or activity.

Any unsolicited ideas you submit to Holstein Australia will become Holstein Australia's property and Holstein Australia may reproduce, disclose, transmit or otherwise use those ideas, without obligation to compensate you. This will appy even if your material includes a statement as to confidentiality contrary to these terms of use.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify Holstein Australia, its directors, employees, members, shareholders, agents and other persons involved in the creation of this website for all damages, losses, penalties, fines, expenses and costs (including legal costs) which arise out of or relate to your use of this website, any information that you provide Holstein Australia via this website, or any other damage that you may cause to this website. This indemnification includes, without limitation, liability relating to copyright infringement, defamation, invasion of privacy, trade mark infringement and breaches of relevant laws.

Jurisdiction

If a dispute arises regarding these items of use, the laws of Victoria, Australia will apply. In relation to any such dispute, you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia and the courts of appeal from them and waive any rights that you may have to challenge the appropriateness of that forum.

If you access this website in a jurisdiction other than Victoria, Australia you are responsible for compliance with the laws of that jurisdiction to the extent that they apply. If the information on this website is translated into or presented in languages other than English, the English version of that information will be authoritative in relation to any disputes regarding its interpretation.

Copyright 2013 Holstein Australia

 
World Holstein Conference 2012

 

 

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There is still time to

jump onboard and

fly to Canada for the

13th World Holstein Conference!

 

The tour organised through Holstein Australia departs on

30th October 2012 from

either Melbourne or Sydney airport. 

 

Stopovers:

 New York City & Beverly Hills/Rodeo Drive/Hollywood (Los Angeles on return)

 

Pre-Conference tour in Montreal from

2nd November to 4th November that includes

farm tours, city tour, special dinners, and Quebec cattle show to name a few. 

 Farm Tour

Then its off to the Main Conference to

join in on the World Symposium, until the 7th November with choice of

farm tours, Toronto city tour, more dinners. 

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And if that's not enough there is the

 
Post-Conference tour to

Niagara Falls, view top genetic animals being sold through the Sale of Stars and go to the

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (including both Red-&-White and Black-&-White)

until the 9th November. 

 

Return dates are either 16 November or 26 November (your choice).

Contact Louisa Waller on (03) 9835 7600 to book or to get more information on the tour itineraries

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