Privacy & Security Policy

Queensland Council Of Garden Clubs, Inc. is the umbrella association of Garden Clubs in Queensland. 

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The QCGC Policy Statements

QCGC knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and QCGC appreciates your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting the QCGC website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

QCGC is committed to complying with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000, which commenced in December 2001, and the privacy provisions of all applicable legislation. This privacy policy covers all personal information QCGC holds, that is, information, or an opinion, about an individual, whose identity is apparent, or can be reasonably ascertained, from that information or opinion. This includes information we have collected from people through our web site, e-mail, over the phone or through promotional events.

QCGC will review its Privacy Policy from time to time and it reserves the right to modify or delete portions of the policy at any time. Therefore, you should review this page periodically. If you have any inquiries concerning privacy matters, practices or content of our website, please contact us.

Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to visit QCGC website, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Queensland.  To gain access to your personal information,  please contact us and we will promptly provide you with the information. QCGC will try to resolve it in a timely manner.  Iff you have concern about privacy matters in relation to QCGC, please contact QCGC first.

Our business changes constantly. This Notice and the Conditions of Use will change also, and use of information that we gather now is subject to the Privacy Notice in effect at the time of use. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our Web site frequently to see recent changes.

What Personal Information About Members Does QCGC Gather?

QCGC receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. QCGC use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests and communicating with you.

Automatic Information:

QCGC receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Web sites, QCGC may use "cookies," and QCGC can obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses the QCGC web site. A number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit Web sites anonymously. Although QCGC will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience at QCGC website if we cannot recognize you, QCGC wants you to be aware that these tools exist.

E-mail Communications:

QCGC may set up a pay cart on the website in the near future for past Newsletters and similar commercial products. . QCGC will send you emails to inform you of the progress of your order. QCGC may occasionally send newsletters to members. If you do not want to receive our newsletters, please adjust your account to reflect this by selecting unsubscribed in the newsletters menu (not operational at this point in time)

Information from Other Sources:

QCGC sometimes receive updated delivery and address information from our shippers or other sources so that QCGC can correct our records and deliver your next purchase or communication more easily.

Does QCGC Share the Information It Receives?

Information about our clubs is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share club's information only with other member .clubs. 

QCGC may disclose personal information in situations where we reasonably believe it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering with our rights, either intentionally or unintentionally. Of course, if the law requires we disclose personal information.

External links

This site may contain links to other sites. QCGC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of Member club web sites and any other commercial web sites outside of QCGC control. Please refer to each specific site’s privacy policy.


Our goal is to protect and ensure the integrity of the personal information that QCGC collects.

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