The Privacy Act
Beach Stays is committed to protecting your privacy. We are bound by the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Victoria, Australia) which describes principles concerning the protection of your personal information.
Our commitment to you
Beach Stays will not disclose the personal information of its visitors, clients or advertisers without permission, unless we have been specifically authorised to publish that information or unless we are required to by law. This includes contact names, phone numbers, email addresses and other related information.
Collection of information
A record is generally made of every visit to the Beach Stays web site located at www.beachstays.com.au. The information that may be collected includes your current internet access network address, the time of your visit, the documents you have accessed, and other information that your web browser may voluntarily provide, typically being the type of web browser being used and the previous web page visited. This information is used for statistical purposes in order to analyse and improve the services we offer. Details of each document accessed on the Beach Stays is kept private and is not disclosed to any third party, unless required by law.
If you submit an accommodation email enquiry by clicking on an advertiser's email address and filling in your details on the form that pops up in a new window, then the contents of your message are sent directly to the accommodation provider via email. While the contents of your enquiry message and internet access network address are logged by Beach Stays, under normal circumstances this log is not examined, unless issues such as spam or abuse need to be investigated.