What does personal information mean?
Personal information is information that may identify you or by which your identity may be reasonably determined. Such personal information may include your name, address, other contact details, your date of birth, or any other information that may be provided by you in order to access or make use of our services at In this privacy policy, ‘personal information’ has the same meaning as defined by section 6 of the Privacy Act 1988 (‘Privacy Act’).

How is my personal information collected?
The main way we collect personal information is through you directly or through our ticketing system. That is, when you visit us at and submit your personal information or request your personal information to be used (i.e. by subscribing to an email newsletter).

We sometimes collect personal information from a third party or from a publicly available source, but only if:

You have consented to such collection or would reasonably expect us to collect your personal information in this way, or, if it is necessary for a specific purpose such as the investigation of a privacy complaint.

Your personal information may be collected through the following services that are used on our website:
• User contact forms
• Mailing list
• Cookies & Analytics
• Social Network widgets and buttons (Pinterest, Twitter etc)
• Maps/Video and other embedded content
• RSS Feed
• Third party polling and survey plugins (Survey Monkey etc)

We only collect personal information for purposes which are directly related to our talks and workshops under the Privacy Act, the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), and only when it is necessary for or directly related to such purposes.

How do you use my personal information?
We only use personal information for the purposes for which we collected it – purposes which are directly related to one of our talk and workshops that on the whole create a better user experience for you at

Is my personal information stored securely?
We take steps to protect the personal information we hold against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure, and against other misuse. When the personal information that we collect is no longer required, we destroy or delete it in a secure manner.

Can I access or change the personal information I give you?
Yes, you can access the personal information that we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct the personal information we hold about you. You can contact us directly using the contact details below.