Information technology resources are essential for the functioning of the South West Pacific website. This resource must be used and managed responsibly to ensure security and integrity. This Code of Practice provides guidance to authorised users for the appropriate use of the South West Pacific Website and membership database. “Authorised” refers to all fully paid up members of SISWP.
This Code of Practice applies irrespective of where the South West Pacific website is accessed and used. This code of practice applies to all users of the website and database including those who administer and maintain those systems and applications.
As a member of a club in South West Pacific you are aware and agree that the member's information found in this website can be accessed by all members and may be used by them for research, analysis, statistical data aggregation and for correspondence only as this relates to Soroptimist organisation matters. When you log on to this website you agree to use the information for your personal purposes only and will not share this information with third parties.
Soroptimist International South West Pacific board respects your privacy. South West Pacific board will not disclose your personal information to any other third party groups. South West Pacific Board will collect and use this information solely for the functions of the organisation.
What information do we collect about you?
In order to become a member of Soroptimist International South West Pacific information about yourself must be supplied including:
- your name;
- your contact details (such as your address, email address and telephone and fax numbers);
- your year of birth;
- details re profession and/or business;
- your areas of expertise;
- andadditional information you may wish to supply.
Why we collect and use your personal information?
Since the advent of the SISWP website and database, the information is used to administer and maintain your logon and access to "My Pages”, providing members with specific access and publishing rights according to positions held.
The primary purpose for collecting personal information about you is:
- to establish membership with Soroptimist International;
- for financial payment of membership fees including, but not limited to, billing and payments;
- to track membership to assist with the identification of members for promotion to leadership positions;
- to assist with member retention, notification of conventions and other meetings;
- for delivery of South West Pacific publications;
- and to register positions and roles within the organisation and for historical purposes.
You have a right to access personal information that we hold about you. If at any time your details change you must edit your details and keep these details current. (In compliance with National Privacy Principle 3 - Data Quality).
Posting of Data
Members posting material (which includes text, images, graphic and video and links to other websites) to the website, must consider the reputation of the organisation and have the necessary permission should copyright rules apply. Members must not post to the website any material that is threatening, libellous, defamatory, abusive, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, racist, indecent or infringing of another person's rights. Content and comments related to Soroptimist Programme of Service must accurately reflect the Position Statements document “Where We Stand”.
The security of our systems and member details is a key priority for Soroptimist International South West Pacific and such will take reasonable steps to protect the security of the personal information stored in electronic or hard copy form. Soroptimist International South West Pacific board will respond to any unauthorised access to or inappropriate use of personal information. As such members are reminded to change their passwords regularly and not to disclose or share their member logon and password with others.
This information contained on this website is subject to change without notice.
Care has been taken in the compilation of this website. The statements contained on this site are believed to be correct and Soroptimist International South West Pacific will not be liable for any loss, damage, legal issues or inconvenience arising from inaccuracies. We cannot control the content or take responsibilities for pages maintained by region and club members of the organisations that can be accessed through our site.
We do not accept responsibility for any loss damage, howsoever caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of this web site or any linked web site, nor do we accept any responsibility for any such loss arising out of your use of or reliance on information contained on or accessed through this web site.
To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied is hereby excluded. Where legislation implies any condition or warranty, and that legislation prohibits from excluding or modifying the application of, or our liability under, any such condition or warranty, that condition or warranty will be deemed included but our liability will be limited for a breach of that condition or warranty to one or more of the following:
(a) if the breach relates to goods,
- the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods,
- the repair of such goods,
- the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods or
- the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and
(b) if the breach relates to services,
- the supplying of the services again or
- the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.