Privacy Collection Statement
Dog Breeders Brisbane Club Pty Ltd trading as Us, Our, We or DBBC will collect your personal information for renewing and monitoring your memberships. Information will also be collected to ensure our data is up-to-date and relevant. This will allows us to inform you of any changes to services. We may also publish your personal information in our breeder directory.
At no time will we force you to provide us with your personal information. Though, without your current information, we may not have the capacity to register or renew your membership, contact you, answer queries and keep you up-to-date with changes. Any information provided will be disclosed on a confidential basis to any third-party service providers that assist us in delivering our services.
Once your membership is approved by DBBC, some of your personal information will be made accessible to the public. This may include your name, phone number, local government area, DBBC registration number, website address, social media address, email address and details about the animals you breed. This information will allow the public to verify your identity to ensure your membership is legitimate and that you uphold the code of ethics of DBBC.
Dog Breeders Brisbane Club Pty Ltd (referred to as “Dog Breeders Brisbane Club Pty Ltd “, “DBBC “, “our”, “we” and “us”) Australian Company Number (ACN) 660867550 is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
At all times, we will work to protect the confidentiality of our members’ and guests’ information. Any information provided to us will only ever be disclosed according to these Privacy Policies. We recommend you read this and all policies carefully to understand how your personal data will be handled, managed and treated.
1. Information collection
1.1 When accessing the DBBC website, you have the option to voluntarily disclose your personal information. Our server may automatically record specific details, including the internet address, domain name, date of visit and time of visit. This information is used for internal statistical purposes only.
To provide a better service to you, we may collect the following data:
- Personal information provided by you when filling in website forms on our DBBC site or DBBC.com.au access. This may include but is not limited to your name, occupation, contact details, address, phone number, date of birth, email address, breed of companion pets and information about any canine events you participate in. This information is provided to us when you register to use our website, subscribe to our service, post material on our website or engage with our services. There may be instances where we ask for other information. This may be in regards to a promotion, downtime on the website, or a specific query.
- We may keep records of any correspondence when you contact us
- Data may be collected through surveys that we provide you. Though, you do not have to complete them if you don’t wish to
- The details of your on-site transactions, including the fulfilment or orders if any
- Details of your visits to our site and any information you access
- If applicable Credit card information
- Data regarding your listing and selling behaviour and the platforms you use, including website and social media
- The prices of your memberships/listings
1.2 Your personal data will only be retained for as long as it is necessary. We may achieve your data when the purpose for the data still exists. If DBBC no longer requires your personal data, we will take every measure to destroy it or delete it.
2. Uses made of this information
2.1 We may use your information to:
a) Guaranteeing that all content on our site is presented effectively for all users and computer sources
b) Sending out alerts, newsletters, educational materials or information you may have requested upon signing up
c) Ensuring that all obligations that arise between you, us and guests to the site are fulfilled
d) Giving you access to interactive features on our website and service
e) Creating detailed surveys which seek to profile, segment, gain statistical data and improve the quality of service provided
f) Allowing us to comply with laws and regulations applicable to all affiliates, including those in our out of Australia
g) Conducting legal proceedings, including the collection of overdue amounts
h) Seeking professional advice
i) Researching to design and launch new services and products
j) Any internal and third-party use
k) Processing new and existing membership applications and renewals
l) Provide a deep and in-depth breeder service
m) Resolving complaints about website members and guests
n) Providing you information about opportunities which may interest you
o) Resolving any issues directly or incidentally related to the above
3. Disclosure of your information
3.1 We are passionate about maintaining high confidentiality. Though we may provide your information to:
a) Personnel, agents, advisers, auditors, contractors, financial institutions, and service providers in connection with our operations or services
b) Any offices, affiliates, business partners and counterparts
c) Those persons under a duty of confidentiality to DBBC
d) Those who are required to maintain disclosure under applicable Australian and international laws
e) Any actual or proposed participants involved in our services, both domestically and internationally
f) Where consent is received, data may also be transferred to third-parties
4.2 Cookies are small files of letter and number code which is stored on your browser or computer hard drive. They contain information which is transferred to your computer.
4.3 We use the following cookies:
a) Strictly necessary cookies: These are any cookies we require to successfully operate our website. They consist of cookies that allow you to log into secure membership portals, use a shopping cart and use our e-billing
b) Analytical and performance cookies: These cookies count the number of visitors to our website and analyse how each visitor moves around the website. We use this data to improve our website flow so that highly navigated portals are easier to locate.
c) Targeting cookies: These are cookies that record your visit to the website as well as any pages or links accessed. They help us display advertising relevant to your interests. We may share this data with relevant third parties for advertising purposes.
4.4 By using this website, you accept that third parties may also use these cookies in ways we cannot control. These third-party providers include advertisers, traffic analysis websites and other analytical sites. The cookies they use are, therefore, likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.
5. Google Analytics
5.1 Provided by Google Inc., Google Analytics analyses websites and shares information following their policies: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
5.2 If you wish to prevent Google’s data collection process, you can switch on the relevant settings or download their browser plug-in tool https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).
5.3 To block cookies through your Google settings, you should refuse to allow all or some cookies when accessing new websites. You can also elect browser settings, which will block cookies, including essential cookies. If you select this, you may not have access to specific parts of our site, particularly those run by essential cookies.
6.1 If we have provided you with a password or you have chosen a password, you accept responsibility for keeping this confidential. We ask you to not share your password with anyone. We will also never ask you to supply us with your password.
6.2 The transmission of information across the internet is never completely secure. DBBC will take every effort to protect your personal data. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you transmit to our site. Therefore, you accept that any transmission of information is done at your own risk. Any personal information we receive will be handled by strict protocols.
6.3 DBBC takes every precaution and step to ensure that the personal information we store is:
a) Complete, Up-to-date, accurate, relevant and not misleading.
b) Best of our abilities, Protected from misuse, interference and loss.
c) Best of our abilities, Protected from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
8. Data transfers
8.1 From time to time, we may hold your data in Australian and offshore data servers. We may also transfer your data domestically and overseas in accordance with the people listed in clause 3.
9. Links to other websites
10. Your consent and rights
10.1 By using the DBBC website, you consent to the collection and use of your information for the activities outlined in this policy.
10.2 Under the Privacy Act (the “Act”), individuals have the right to:
a) Check if we hold personal data relating to you. You may also access such data
b) Require us to correct any data about you that is inaccurate as soon as it is reasonably practical to do so.
c) Ascertain our data policies and practices
d) To withdraw your consent to the use of personal data for marketing purposes at any time. Your data will not be used in marketing after your written consent withdrawal is received.
10.3 If you wish to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data for marketing purposes, please send us an opt-out request. You can also contact us for access to data, correction of data, information regarding policies and practices, questions regarding the data we hold, and questions or complaints. Please contact us at: info@DBBC.com.au
10.4 If your details change, it is your full responsibility to let us know as soon as possible by sending us an email with the correct details. You can also submit a contact us form with your change of details. It is your right to request. We correct any information which may be inaccurate, incomplete, out-of-date, irrelevant or misleading. We do, however, have the right to refuse to correct this information. If we do refuse to amend the information, we must:
a) Provide, in writing, the reasons for this refusal (unless it is otherwise found unreasonable to correct the information). In this letter, we must provide details on how to complain about the refusal
b) Upon your request, we associate a statement that the information is incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, misleading, irrelevant or out of date. We must ensure that it is apparent to all users with access to this information that it is incorrect.
If you would like to know what personal information we hold about you please contact us at info@DBBC.com.au. We will fulfil all requests to access personal information by email except where the Privacy Act or the APPs allow us to refuse to do so.
10.5 According to the Act, we have the right to charge a reasonable fee for processing data access requests. Any complaint notified to us will be processed within 30 days.
If you are unsatisfied with how we handle your complaint or enquiry, you can contact the Office of the Australian Privacy Commissioner on Tel: 1300 363 992 or
Last updated: 13 July 2022