Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited (Event) (formerly Amalgamated Holdings Limited) operates the website www.evt.com and is the ultimate parent company for the Event group of companies. Event is committed to ensuring your personal information is protected. Event understands and appreciates you are concerned about your privacy and about the confidentiality and security of information we may collect about you. This policy will explain how we manage your personal information.

Event’s subsidiary companies operate the individual businesses listed on the website www.evt.com. The collection, storage and use of personal information by each subsidiary company is governed by the terms of that company’s privacy policy. For example, the collection, storage and use of personal information by Rydges Hotels Ltd is governed by the terms of the Rydges Privacy Policy set out on the website www.rydges.com.

The information we collect about you

The types of personal information Event collects about you will depend on what interactions you have with us and the types of services or products you use. This may include collecting your name and address, your email address and telephone number, your contact address and other relevant personal information about Event security holders (such as security holding balance, tax file numbers and bank account details).

How personal information is collected and held

We may collect your personal information in relation to your interactions and transactions with us. We hold personal information electronically and in hard copy form, both at our own premises and with the assistance of our third party service providers. We implement a range of measures to protect the security of that personal information.

Cookies

We collect cookie information when you visit our website.  Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping. The use of cookies is an industry standard and many websites use them. Cookies are useful for facilitating a user’s access to and use of a site. They allow us to track usage patterns and compile data that can help us improve our services to you. Cookie information is used in aggregated form – we do not use it to identify you as an individual. However, if you do not wish any information to be collected through the use of cookies you can change the functions in most web browsers to deny the cookie feature. You can also delete cookies from your hard drive at any time.

How we use your information and who we may disclose it to

The information that we collect from you is strictly confidential. We do not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease the addresses stored in our database to any unrelated third parties. Event collects and uses personal information that is necessary to perform its functions and activities. Event may, from time to time, disclose your personal information to EVENT’s subsidiary companies. Event also collects and uses personal information to help you access the services or acquire the products that Event and/or its subsidiary companies provide more easily and to communicate with you about these services and products.

Event engages certain trusted third parties to help us provide, improve and promote our services. We will only disclose your personal information to these third parties to perform tasks on our behalf and in compliance with this Privacy Policy. We take steps to ensure that our service providers are obliged to protect the privacy and security of your personal information and use it only for the purpose for which it is disclosed.

Event has appointed Computershare Investor Services Pty Ltd (Computershare) as its agent to manage Event’s share register (Computershare’s own privacy policy is available on its website: www.computershare.com.au). Event may from time to time need to disclose your personal information to Computershare to assist it in managing Event’s share register and provide related services.

In providing us with your personal information, you consent to the abovementioned disclosures.

Event will not disclose your personal information for purposes or to parties other than those outlined above without your consent.

Storage and security of your personal information

Event will take all reasonable precautions to protect the personal information it holds from any misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

The internet is not a secure environment. If you use the internet to send us any personal information, Event will not be liable for events arising from unauthorised access to your information.

Access to your information

You have a right to access and correct most of the personal information we hold about you. If you wish to have access to or correct your information, please send us an email or letter at the addresses provided below. If Event does not allow you to access or correct your personal information we will provide you with the reasons for our decision.

Accuracy of your information

Once we receive personal information from you, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that all the information we collect, use or disclose is accurate and up to date. If you think that any of your personal information held by us in inaccurate, please send us an email or letter at the addresses provided below and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that it is corrected.

Contact us

We take the privacy of your information seriously and it is important that you understand how we manage your personal information. If you have any questions or comments in relation to this Privacy Policy, if you wish to access or correct your personal information, or if you wish to make a complaint about a privacy matter, please contact us by email at [email protected], or by mail addressed to:

Privacy Officer
Event Hospitality & Entertainment
478 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

You should provide us with as much detail as possible about the particular information sought, in order to help us retrieve it. An access fee may be charged.

If you wish to make a complaint about a privacy matter, we will examine the complaint and endeavour to respond within 14 days. If you are dissatisfied with our response, you may refer the matter to the Australian Information (Privacy) Commissioner (see www.oaic.gov.au).

Event reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time. Event will notify any changes by posting an updated version of the policy on its website.

17 December 2015