Privacy Policy

Last updated 19 July 2022

The Company:
Design It Print & Publish T/A Cassowary Coast Informer (ABN 13 696 496 701)
PO Box 280, Malanda  QLD  4885  Australia
Phone: (07) 4095 1290

Design It Print & Publish T/A Cassowary Coast Informer (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates and manages the Cassowary Coast Informer website (the “Service”).

The Cassowary Coast Informer is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information. We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information. A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, phone and facsimile numbers. This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including interviews, correspondence, by telephone and facsimile, by email, via our website, from your website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties. We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you and the public. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing /marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing. When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.

Sensitive Information
Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only: 1) for the primary purpose for which it was obtained; 2) for a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose; or 3) with your consent; or where required or authorised by law.

Third Parties: Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you or other publicly available sources. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the accuracy of that information provided to us by the third party is correct.

Disclosure of Personal Information: Your Personal Information may/will be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following: 1) as displayed within the publication in print and on-line; 2) third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; 3) where required or authorised by law.

Security of Personal Information: your personal information as collected for publication will be available for general public viewing in print andas available in. the flipbook on-line. The information is stored by us in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.

Access to your Personal Information: You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing. Cassowary Coast Informer will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information. In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.

Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information: It is important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.

Policy Updates: This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.

Privacy Policy Complaints and Enquiries: If you have any queries or complaints about our Privacy Policy please contact us here.