The Saratoga Spectacular is an event run by the Mackenzie River Fish Stocking Association (MRFSA), a non-profit organisation run by volunteer members.
On nomination to the competition, we ask for the following information from competitors:
We only use your information for the duration of the competition in which you have nominated, and for mailouts for up to 12 months after the competition has ended. Mailouts are usually made by email, and are always limited to MRFSA-run events, like the next Saratoga Spectacular or a Fish Release at the Bedford Weir.
During the competiton your details are used in the following ways:
We won't publish your information, except for your name and town of origin - where you have won the major prize or placed in a fish category at the competition
You may ask us to retract your information on request, which we will do as far as reasonably practicable.
As stated earlier, only a limited number of members are given access to information, and can only access the information which they are required to access as part of their position. As members are not formally employed by MRFSA and most do not have offcial 'positions', these positions (and the level of access granted) are decided by the MRFSA
All parties/personnel with any access to your information must at all times adhere to the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cwth) and any other Commonwealth or Queensland government legislation.
You may request access to your own personal information by contacting the MRFSA, providing you can sufficiently provide evidence of your identity
MRFSA and it's members will never pass the information you have provided to us except in the following situations:
Where you win a major prize or place in a fish category at the competition, we may publish your Name and Town of Origin on our website, and provide this information to local publications to publish>
When we are legally obliged to give your information to a law enforcement agency, as stated in the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cwth)
The Australian Government can provide more information about your rights and our responsibilities for the privacy of your information at oaic.gov.au