Privacy Policy


The Bega Valley Historical Society regards privacy as a vitally important part of our relationship with our members & customers.

The following privacy policy applies to all Bega Valley Historical Society users & conforms to Internet privacy standards.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact The Secretary of the Society (Tel: 02-6492 1453 Email:


Collection of Information

In order to use the Bega Valley Historical Society website, we may require information from you in order to provide the best service possible.

All correspondence may also be collected & stored, particularly in regard to sales, support & accounts, including Email.

Any information collected by the Bega Valley Historical Society is collected via correspondence from you or your company. This may be via the telephone, Email, mail, fax or directly through our website.


Use of Collection Information

Any details collected from Bega Valley Historical Society members or customers is required in order to provide you with our products & or services, & a high level of customer service.


Storage of Collected Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) on our website, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

When Credit Card details are collected, we simply pass them on in order to be processed as required. We never permanently store complete Credit Card details.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can raise these with the Society’s secretary (Tel: 02-6492 1453 Email:


Access to Collected Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may arrange to correct, update, delete or deactivate it by contacting the Society’s secretary (Tel: 02-6492 1453 Email:



If you purchase a product or service from us, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. You may be required to provide contact information (such as name, Email & postal address) & financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date).

We use this information for billing purposes & to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.



The Bega Valley Historical Society uses personally identifiable information for essential communications, such as emails, accounts information & critical service details.

We may also use this information for other purposes, including some promotional Emails. If at any time a customer wishes not to receive such correspondence, they can request to be removed from any mailing lists by contacting the secretary

(Tel: 02-6492 1453 Email:

Your personal information will not be provided to any third party without your prior express permission, unless we are legally bound to do so.



We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law & when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website.



Links on the Bega Valley Historical Society site to external entities are not covered within this policy. The terms & conditions set out in this privacy statement only cover the domain name of the Bega Valley Historical Society.


Changes to Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage & other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it & under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by Email, or by means of a notice on our homepage.


Security Policy

Online Payments

The Bega Valley Historical Society uses the PayPal payment gateway for its online credit card transactions.

PayPal processes online credit card transactions for thousands of Australian merchants, providing a safe & secure means of collecting payments via the Internet.

All online credit card transactions performed on this site using the PayPal gateway are secured payments.

  • Payments are fully automated with an immediate response.
  • Your complete credit card number cannot be viewed by the Bega Valley Historical Society or any outside party.
  • All transactions are performed under 128 Bit SSL Certificate.
  • All transaction data is encrypted for storage within PayPal’s bank-grade data centre, further protecting your credit card data.
  • PayPal is an authorised third party processor for all the major Australian banks.

For more information about PayPal & online credit card payments, please visit

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