Perisher Blue Pty Limited ACN 61 232 488 as trustee for Snow Trust ABN 29 420 214 757
Effective 21 December 2001
Perisher Blue Pty Limited (Perisher), Australia owns and operates the Perisher Ski Resort, the Skitube rack railway, the Perisher Valley Hotel and The Station. We are one of the best resorts in Australia.
Privacy of individuals is of utmost importance to us. This concerns information or opinions about guests, customers, visitors and contractors that we collect and record and which could be used to reasonably identify them.
We view your privacy as a serious matter. We strictly adhere to the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.
We undertake to promptly acknowledge and investigate any complaint about the way we manage personal information.
The kind of information we collect depends on your relationship with us. Generally this may include:
Generally, we collect and use personal information to provide our products and services and carry on our business. Eg. to:
Generally, we collect personal information directly from you, such as when you request a product or service, in the course of providing you with that product or service, or when you have other dealings with us.
We may collect and update that information when you deal with us over the phone, by fax, by email, when you visit our websites or have contact with us in person, when you write to us or if you participate in our marketing surveys and campaigns.
We may also collect personal information about you through third parties such as:
Wherever practicable we will provide you with the option of interacting with us anonymously.
We store personal information in a combination of secure computer storage facilities and paper-based files and other records located at secure premises. In so doing, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Access to your personal information is restricted within Perisher to employees who have specific authorisation. Computer access is password protected and external access to data files is prevented via the use of a firewall.
We will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information when we no longer need it.
Because your privacy is important we will not sell, rent or trade your personal information without your consent.
However, to ensure a high level of service, we may disclose information about you to outside contractors to carry out specialised activities on our behalf. In particular, contractors may provide us with a range of administrative, information technology and other services.
To better protect your privacy, we impose strict requirements of security and confidentiality on all third parties as to how they handle your personal information. Outside contractors are not permitted to use information about you for any purpose except to perform the services we have asked them to provide.
We may also disclose your personal information to insurers, courts, tribunals, regulatory authorities or otherwise as agreed by you or to meet our legal obligations.
We may also disclose your personal information if we consider it necessary to prevent a threat to an individual's life, health or safety.
We may use your personal information and disclose it to Perisher's related companies and to our other business partners, to give you information and offers about products and services offered by us or these companies which may interest you.
If you do not wish to receive promotional information from us or any of these companies, please contact us on the contact details below to update your preferences.
Internet and email
Following a request, we will provide you with a copy of any personal information that we hold about you in accordance with our obligations under the Privacy Act. We may charge a fee for providing you with this information, in which case we will inform you of the fee in advance of providing the information.
The Privacy Officer,
Perisher Blue Pty Limited
PO Box 42,
NSW 2624 Australia
You can also telephone us on (02) 6459 4495,
visit our website at www.perisher.com.au
When a person looks at Perisher's web-sites, our Internet Service Provider (ISP) makes a record of the visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
Perisher will not make an attempt to identify users or their browsing activities.
Perisher will only record a person's e-mail address if they send Perisher a message or otherwise communicate the e-mail address to Perisher. The e-mail address will only be used for the purpose for which a person provides it and it will not be added to a mailing list or used for any other purpose without the consent of the person.
When you book accommodation or purchase products and services on line, a secure server is used. Perisher utilises industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt the information you send through its web site. You will notice on the header or footer of payment pages that a padlock symbol will appear indicating that the page has been secured by SSL technology. Perisher makes no warranty in respect of the strength or effectiveness of that encryption and Perisher is not responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of the information that you provide.
Perisher also has a digital certificate obtained from VeriSign ®, the industry leader in the protection and management of data transmission.
Users should be aware that there are inherent risks transmitting information across the Internet.