Members shall be bound during the continuance of membership by these Terms and Conditions including any amendments made in accordance with the details set out below.
By becoming a member on our site you are clearly confirming that you have either read the “Membership Terms and Conditions (MTC)” or that you have not read the “Membership Terms and Conditions” as outlined below but accept the protocols which are defined herein. In doing so, you entrust that WE (Global Data Protection Agency Pty Ltd) “the Company” are acting in a lawful and abiding manner.
Should you decide “not to accept” the above, regretfully you are being asked not to purchase a membership.
Important legal notice
This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the MTC with this website trustgdpa.com (our site) to you. Please read these MTC carefully before purchasing a membership from our site as all memberships are final and non-refundable.
1. Membership Applications
1.1 Applications for membership will be considered as legitimate by the Company who have the right to refuse applications and/or cancel registered memberships.
1.2 The Company reserves the right to adjust the membership to a more appropriate level, if the relevant information appertaining to the membership level applied for is inconclusive, or proves to be inaccurate in any way Members will be informed of such action prior to it taking place.
1.3 All information provided by you to us must be true and accurate at the point of applying.
1.4 In the event of a change of circumstances such as:
1.4.1 leaving your current employer: You must notify the Company via the PERSONAL DATA ERASURE tab in your dashboard;
1.4.2 change of contact details: Make the appropriate changes via the PROFILE link in your dashboard;
1.4.3 other circumstances: Raise a PRIORITY SUPPORT TICKET via the Support link in your menu bar, so that our records and are up to date.
2. Membership Payments, Renewals and Cancellations
2.1 Membership is fixed for a period of one calendar month starting on the day you join. Membership will be activated at point of payment clearance and automatically renewed on a monthly basis.
2.2 Payment is made by credit card via STRIPE (view security policy) it’s your choice. Any other methods of payment must be agreed to in writing by the Company.
2.3 It is the member’s responsibility to make sure subscriptions are fully paid at all times. Subscription payments not received will result in the membership being considered lapsed and all services including all SEATS within the membership will be suspended pending payment. However, membership charges will continue to accrue, until the primary account holder terminates the account or makes full due payment.
2.4 To cancel your membership you will need to notify us in via the PRIORITY SUPPORT TICKET in your menu bar stating a reason which will be recorded for internal use only. Refunds will not be given for cancelled memberships.
3. Membership Levels
3.1 Social Membership 1 Seat: belongs to the individual, regardless of who pays for the membership. Any dispute arising from this must be resolved by the individual and the paying party. The individual whose name appears on the membership is personally responsible for all activities under this membership.
3.1.1 It is the individual member’s responsibility to keep their membership login details confidential. GDPA reserves the right to withdraw membership or to prevent any member from renewing if the member is misusing the membership benefits (for example, allowing someone else to use the benefits of their membership package). Under data privacy protection laws, you are committing an illegal act by permitting a third party to access your account.
3.2 Business Membership 1 Seat: belongs to the individual, regardless of who pays for the membership. Any dispute arising from this must be resolved by the individual and the paying party. The individual whose name appears on the membership is personally responsible for all activities under this membership.
3.2.1 It is the individual member’s responsibility to keep their membership login details confidential. GDPA reserves the right to withdraw membership or to prevent any member from renewing if the member is misusing the membership benefits (for example, allowing someone else to use the benefits of their membership package). Under data privacy protection laws, you are committing an illegal act by permitting a third party to access your account.
3.3 Business Group Membership 5+ Seats: is intended for employees of the named member company at their registered place of business. Parent or other related companies are required to join in their own right if employees of those companies wish to receive member benefits.
3.3.1 Business Group Members require a named Business Group Member Representative in order to receive all benefits of the membership package. Business Group membership can be transferred to a different representative within the organisation, but GDPA must be informed of the new representatives contact details.
3.3.2 The individual named as the Business Group Member Representative should have authorisation to apply for GDPA membership. Any disputes regarding this must be settled by the organisation. You will be issued with a membership number which you should use when calling us to help identify you quickly.
3.3.3 It is the Business Group Member Representative’s responsibility to ensure that details of GDPA Membership and its benefits are disseminated throughout the membership organisation at its discretion.
3.3.4 GDPA reserves the right to withdraw membership from Business Group Members if they abuse and violate their membership benefits.
4. Membership Benefits
4.1 Member benefits are only available if subscription payments are up to date.
4.2 Member benefits may change with notice.
5. Membership Termination
5.1 GDPA reserves the right to withdraw membership or to prevent any Member from renewing membership if the Member puts GDPA into disrepute.
5.2 GDPA reserves the right to withdraw membership if the member is deemed to have misused their membership privileges.
5.3 Members are not permitted to use GDPA’s logo and/or name for the purposes of self-promotion on any of their organisational materials including their website and social media pages, outside of the permitted usage parameters set out by GDPA.
5.4 Members are not permitted to use their membership status with GDPA for self-promotion, outside of the permitted usage parameters set out by GDPA.
5.5 If a member is found to have contravened the terms and conditions of their membership, GDPA reserves the full right to terminate their membership without prior warning.
Changes to this policy
These terms and conditions may be revised from time to time. If they are revised, we will post any such changes via the notices section in your members dashboard. It will be your responsibility to keep up-to date with all such changes and your continued membership shall be deemed acceptance of any changes to these terms and conditions.