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Business & Tourism Publishing (BTP) would like to assure you that we will do everything possible to protect your personal information held in hard print and electronic storage by the company. In any event we assure you that we will only use any information for the purpose of conducting our business in a professional, moral and ethical manner.

Please read the following policy to understand how we will treat your personal information when you deal with BTP.

When dealing with the company, either as a client, supplier or a reader, you could be asked at various times to provide information including but not limited to, details such as your name, company name, position, e-mail address, mailing address or other similar information about you.

This information that we keep could have been provided by you when; you visit our stand at a trade exhibition; when our company representative meets with you and you provide a business card; when you complete an electronic form on a website; or when you browse pages on our websites.

Your reason for connecting with our company may have been:
• Business sales
• Readership
• Supplies
• Magazine Subscription
• Enews letter subscription
• Competition entry
• Educational trip application
• Site inspection request
• Similar applications to the above

Our website may employ a standard technology called a "cookie" to collect information related to how the site is being used including data such as pages visited and inferred preferences. As well as aggregate site data, "cookies" are pieces of electronic data that your browser and your operating system store on your hard drive for your record keeping purposes. "Cookies" can store a user's id and password, personalise home page and identify which part of the site has been visited.

In most cases we use your business details to add to our distribution database which will enable you to receive publications. If you have chosen to subscribe to our newsletter this will be sent to your designated e-mail address each time an issue has been published as well as other e-mails keeping you up to date about other products and services or upcoming events.

BTP may use your information to process any transactions you undertake with us and for internal administration and analysis. Your information maybe disclosed to third parties to complete your transaction to enable us to provide the services you have requested.

As part of its business BTP may rent or trade your mailing address to a third party for the distribution of its promotional information without your express written consent. The selection of third parties is scrutinised by senior management. BTP will only deal with entities that are professional, ethical and have similar business scruples to BTP. You can be removed from our distribution database at anytime by sending an email to or phoning direct +61 2 8264 4444, or faxing +61 2 8264 4401. In providing you details the company accepts that you are consenting to inclusion on our distribution database.

There may be links on our website to other entities for which we have no control. The use of information and/or privacy provided by the operator of a linked site as to any information you provide in accessing a linked site is in no way subject to this privacy policy. BTP takes no responsibility for any privacy policies or practices of any web site accessible from our site.

BTP operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewalls and password protection systems, to guard against the loss, misuse or alteration of information under the company's control. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as is required and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers. Any particular sensitive information such as credit card number is encrypted (encoded so that it can not be read by anyone other than the secured server) prior to transmission, provided that the user accesses our site with a browser that supports at least a 40-bit encryption.

BTP may store and disclose any information allowed or required by applicable law or when deemed advisable by us. This means that we may make disclosures that are necessary or advisable to conform to legal and regulatory requirements or processes and to protect the rights, safety and property of us, users of the site and the public.

If you have any queries or require further information or you wish to make a complaint regarding how BTP has handled any of your personal information, please direct your queries to the Director in charge of Finance and Administration, PO Box R147, Royal Exchange, New South Wales 1225.

Updated 12th July 2007