Privacy Policy

1. We respect your privacy


Sydney Masonic Centre Pty Ltd (ABN 30 105 222 491) respects your right to privacy and is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers and website visitors. We adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). This policy sets out now we collect and treat your personal information. “Personal information” is information we hold which is identifiable as being about you.



2. Collection of personal information


Sydney Masonic Centre will, from time to time, receive and store personal information you enter onto our website, provided to us directly or given to us in other forms. You may provide basic information such as your name, phone number, address and email address to enable us to send information, provide updates and process your product or service order. We may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback, when you provide information about your personal or business affairs, change your content or email preference, respond to surveys and/or promotions, provide financial or credit card information, or communicate with our customer support. Additionally, we may also collect any other information you provide while interacting with us. This may include:

  • contact details (including email addresses and location), names, gender and age;
  • information about your preferences, interests, opinions, feedback and experiences with our products or services or the products and services of third parties;
  • financial details such as credit card details, PayPal details or other online payment provider details;
  • social media account usernames and information published on your social media accounts;
  • information regarding your relationship history with us;
  • details of your visits to our site (including traffic and location information, which pages you visit, web-logs and other communication information).



3. How we collect your personal information


Sydney Masonic Centre collects personal information from you in a variety of ways, including when you interact with us electronically or in person, by subscribing to newsletters and other communications by us, when you access our website and when we provide services to you. We may receive personal information from third parties. If we do, we will protect it as set out in this Privacy Policy.



4. Use of your personal information


Sydney Masonic Centre may use personal information collected from you to provide you with the information, updates and our services. We may also make you aware of new and additional products, services and opportunities available to you. We may use your personal information to improve our products and services and better understand your needs. Sydney Masonic Centre may contact you by a variety of measures, but not limited to telephone, email, sms, mail or social media.



5. Disclosure of your personal information


We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy. Personal information is only supplied to a third party when it is required for the delivery of our services.


We may from time to time need to disclose personal information to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request.


We may also use your personal information to protect the copyright, trademarks, legal rights, property or safety of Sydney Masonic Centre, its customers or third parties.


If there is a change of control in our business or a sale or transfer of business assets, we reserve the right to transfer to the extent permissible at law our use databases, together with any personal information and non-personal information contained in those databases. This information may be disclosed to a potential purchaser under an agreement to retain confidentiality. We would seek to only disclose information in good faith and where required by any of the above circumstances.


By providing us with personal information, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the types of disclosure covered by this Policy. Where we disclose your personal information to third parties, we will request that the third party follow this Policy regarding handling your personal information.



6. Security of your personal information


Sydney Masonic Centre is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.


The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk. We cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us, or receive from us. Although we take measures to safeguard against unauthorised disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personal information that we collect will not be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.



7. Complaints about privacy


If you have any complaints about our privacy practices, please feel free to send in details of your complaints to Sydney Masonic Centre, PO Box A259, Sydney South, 1235. We take complaints very seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.



8. Changes to Privacy Policy


Please be aware that we may change this Privacy Policy in the future. We may modify this Policy at any time, in our sole discretion and all modifications will be effective immediately upon our posting of the modifications on our website or notice board. Please check back from time to time to review our Privacy Policy.



9. Website


9.1. When you visit our website we may collect certain information such as browser type, operating system, website visited immediately before coming to our site, etc. This information is used in an aggregated manner to analyse how people use our site, such that we can improve our services.


9.2. Cookies We may from time to time use cookies on our website. Cookies are very small files which a website uses to identify you when you come back to the site and to store details about your use of the site. Cookies are not malicious programs that access or damage your computer. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can choose to reject cookies by changing your browser settings. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.


We also use third-party cookies, including Google Analytics features, Facebook Remarketing tags and tracking pixels and DoubleClick remarketing pixels. Based on your past visits to our website, these enable third-party vendors such as Google and Facebook to provide you with information about products and services that may be of interest to you as you browse the internet more generally (including information about products and services from third-parties).You can choose to opt out of the above by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page (available at!/) or, for Google Analytics, by visiting!/ .


9.3. Our website may from time to time use cookies to analyse website traffic and help us provide a better website visitor experience. In addition, cookies may be used to serve relevant ads to website visitors through third party services such as Google Adwords. These ads may appear on this website or other websites you visit.


9.4. Third party sites. Our site may from time to time have links to other website not owned or controlled by us. These links are meant for your convenience only. Links to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship or endorsement or approval of these websites. Please be aware that Sydney Masonic Centre is not responsible for privacy practices of other such websites. We encourage our users to be aware, when they leave our website, to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal identifiable information.



10. Photography


Sydney Masonic Centre commissions photographers to attend events to photograph the event and general environment at such occasions including images and videos of patrons for the purpose of using them in our promotional material in the future. This professional material may include material on our website, and advertising materials in hard and soft copy. A video or photograph of a patron may amount to personal information and be used for promotional purposes and shared with relevant third-party partners for the purposes of promoting events held at our venue.



11. How to exercise your right to withdraw your consent and managing your information?


The consent that you provide will remain valid until such time it is being withdrawn by you in writing. To make a request to withdraw your consent previously given, please contact us in writing. You may also unsubscribe directly from any electronic communications you receive from us. You have the right to access and correct your personal information held by Sydney Masonic Centre.


Please contact us via our contact if you;

  • wish to access, correct, or modify your personal information;
    consider that there may have been a breach of your privacy;
  • would like to opt-out of receiving marketing or promotional communications from us; or
  • are unhappy with any aspect of the way we process your personal information.



12. Employees and suppliers


We may collect personal information about you from references you supply as a job applicant or as a supplier to Sydney Masonic Centre. We may obtain your personal information from recruitment agencies who you have dealt with. We may obtain publicly available information about you, such as from LinkedIn or a corporate website. We collect and securely store information on employees and job applicants and suppliers including;

  • your full name;
  • residential address;
  • telephone number(s);
  • email address;
  • gender;
  • details about your qualifications, skills and employment history;
  • copies of qualification certificates or memberships of professional bodies;
  • information about your current salary level;
  • your citizenship status and/or right to work;
  • whether you have a disability or illness that we may need to accommodate;
  • information from referees provided in relation to you;
  • links to your professional profiles (e.g. LinkedIn or corporate website);
  • your emergency contact person’s details;
  • whether you have any criminal convictions.
  • company name (where applicable);
  • postal address;
  • your ABN or other applicable tax information;
  • banking or payment information; and
  • health information (including results of medical checks)

It is important for employees to note that personal information about them contained in Sydney Masonic Centre records will usually be the subject of an exemption under the Privacy Act that applies to employee records. Employees do not have the right to access or seek correction of these records. If an employee’s personal information happens to change during the course of their employment, they are required to update their details by contacting a representative from Payroll. This Policy will be reviewed from time to time to take account of new laws and technology, changes to our operations and practices and the changing business environment. This Policy was last updated on March 2022. If you are unsure whether you are reading the most current version, please contact us.