Privacy Policy

Effective 1 October 2022

  1. What is a Privacy Policy?
  2. 1. This Privacy Policy (Policy) sets out, in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) the way in which Sensation Makeup Artistry (ABN 97 890 559 329) (collectively, our, us, or we) may collect, store, use, disclose, manage and protect your Personal Information.
      1. 2. By:
      1. using and engaging our services generally;
      2. accessing, subscribing to, downloading or using the this website and its services;
      3. requesting information on, enquiring about, using, receiving or providing feedback in relation to our services (onlinein writing, by telephone or in person)
      4. otherwise providing, or consenting to the collection of, Personal Information by us or our agents or employees,

          after this Policy has been brought to your attention, you acknowledge and consent to the use, collection, storage or disclosure of your Personal Information by us in accordance with this Policy and the Privacy Act.

          1. If you do not agree to us handling your Personal Information in the manner set out in this Policy we will not be able to provide our services to you and you should not provide us with any Personal Information.

          1. What is Personal Information?
            1. We follow the definition of Personal Information given in the Privacy Act:

          “Personal Information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:

          1. whether the information or opinion is true or not; and
          2. whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.”
          1. What kinds of Personal Information might we collect and hold?

            1. The Personal Information we may collect, hold and process about you depends upon how you interact with us. This information may vary depending on our specific needs, however, it may include your:
          1. name, address, email address, telephone number and other identification information;
          1. requests and information you input into our website to access our services;
          1. information about how you interact with us, our staff, or associates online, including via social media;
          1. demographic information such as age or date of birth, location and activities;
          1. business relationship and history with us;
          1. business or associated companies or entities;
          1. messages, emails, voicemail and other correspondence and frequency of enquiries;
          1. comments and feedback and responses to surveys;
          1. interaction with websites, including our website;
          1. information about how you use our website;

          1. what computer configurations and software you use;
          1. your IP address and / or other device identifying data;
          1. general preferences and interests;
          1. billing and credit card information;
          1. other information required to provide a service or information you have requested  from us;
          1. information collected by Cookies, Web Beacons and other technologies; and
          1. any additional information relating to you that you provide to us directly.
          1. How do we collect Personal Information?

            1. We collect Personal Information:
          1. directly from you for example, when you provide that information to us, we contact you or when you contact us;
          1. when providing our services;
          1. when you participate in our services, including marketing or promotional activities;
          1. from third parties who you have authorised to provide us with information; and
          1. from publicly available sources such as the internet and social media.
          1. How do we hold and secure your Personal Information?

            1. We store your Personal Information digitally (unless legally required to retain in hard copy format).
            1. All digital material is secured using password protected computers and databases.
            1. We primarily use data storage providers located inside Australia. However some data may potentially be stored overseas, most likely the United States, due to the use of third party services from businesses that originate in the United States.  Where appropriate, we have agreements with its storage providers to keep all Personal Information they store secure, using reasonable and appropriate security methods.
            1. We conduct regular audits of our compliance with this Policy and the Act to ensure that our privacy framework is in line with industry best-practice.
          1. Why do we collect, hold, use and disclose Personal Information?

            1. We collect Personal Information for a number of reasons, including:
          1. providing you or a third party with our services or information about our services;
          1. sending communications you request or contacting you and responding to your enquiries;
          1. providing third parties with information about you and your activities;
          1. ensuring consistency of service across our business and other internal business purposes;
          1. developing or refining our services as well as tailoring our services;
          1. notifying you about changes to our website, services, or activities we offer or provide via our website;
          1. internal business purposes;
          1. providing you with marketing material or contacting you in relation to our business, networking or promotional activities;
          1. publishing testimonials you provide us; and
          1. internal corporate purposes, corporate governance, auditing and record keeping.
            1. Our use of Personal Information may extend beyond the uses described above in clause 6.1, but will be restricted to purposes that we consider to be related to our functions and activities.
          1. What do we do with your Personal Information?

            1. If we collect Personal Information, we may:

          1. use that information for the purposes stated in this Policy and directly related purposes;

          1. store that information in accordance with this Policy;

          1. pass that information amongst entities we work with, our members, associated organisations, business partners or affiliates;

          1. pass that information to third parties who provide products or services to us (including our accountants, auditors, lawyers, IT contractors, and other service providers); and

          1. provide that information to third parties as required or allowed by law.

          1. Do you use my information for Direct Marketing?

            1. We may use your Personal Information to communicate directly with you to promote our Services.
            1. We use direct marketing to provide you with information about our Services that we believe you may be interested in.
            1. If you receive direct marketing material from us, and do not wish to continue receiving it, please contact us by any of the methods stated in this Policy, asking to be removed from all future direct marketing programs. Once we have received your opt-out request, we will remove you from our direct marketing programs as soon as reasonably practicable.
          1. What about Cookies, pixels and analytics?

            1. When you access our website or social media channels, or when you use our services and Products, we may receive information about you via automated methods, including (but not limited to) use of a ‘cookie’, a ‘pixel’ or from analytics software.
            1. These are tools that our web server may direct your traffic to, send to your computer, or embed on a website, when you visit our website. These tools help us provide services and Products to you, and to recognise when you re-visit the website, serve you customised content and to optimize your experience.
            1. We generally don’t collect Personal Information through the use of these tools, though we may be able to access your IP address and information about what your computer technology is when using analytical software.
            1. You may be able to change the settings of your browser so that Cookies are not accepted generally or that you are provided with options to accept or reject them as they are sent to your browser.
          1. Do we ever send your information overseas?

            1. We are a Australian based organisation however our data may be stored in cloud back up software (such as MS Outlook 365, Dropbox, Google Drive) which may be potentially be stored overseas, most likely in the United States of America.  For more details, please refer to paragraph 5.4
            1. We may upload images and / or footage to our social media accounts of website from time to time. The social media accounts and website may be hosted on an overseas server. Where applicable, in the event that your information is sent overseas, we will use our best endeavours to ensure that any overseas supplier will keep all Personal Information secure.
          1. Can you access your Personal Information or request it be corrected?

            1. You may request access to the Personal Information that we hold about you by contacting us. Upon receiving an access request we may request further details from you to verify your identity.
            1. We reserve the right not to provide you with access to Personal Information if we cannot verify your identity to our reasonable satisfaction. An administrative fee may be charged to cover our costs in providing you with access to your Personal Information. This fee will be explained to you before it has been incurred.
            1. We will respond to your access request within a reasonable period of time by:
          1. providing you with access to your Personal Information;
          1. rejecting your access request, and providing you reasons for this rejection.
            1. Access requests may be denied where:
          1. we believe your request is frivolous or vexatious;
          1. we are entitled to reject a request by law;
          1. we are unable to verify your identity; or
          1. you have not paid the administrative fee (if any).
            1. If you believe that the Personal Information that we hold is inaccurate or otherwise requires correction, you may send us a correction request by contacting us. We will review your Personal Information and respond to the request within a reasonable period of time.
          1. Sensitive Information

          We will only keep your Sensitive Information whilst you consent to us doing so, or if we are required to by law or to protect a legal right. If you want us to delete your Sensitive Information you may request we do so in writing. This may, however, limit our ability to serve and assist you.

          1. What happens if you want to deal with us anonymously or using a pseudonym?

          When contacting us, you can do so either anonymously or by using a pseudonym. If you do so, we may not be able to provide you with accurate or useful information, and you may not be able to access a full range of our services. Further, we may not be able to investigate incidents or complaints you have made.

          1. Does this Policy ever change?

          From time to time we may make changes to this Policy. When we do, we will highlight those changes in yellow highlight for a period of 14 days. Please make sure you review the Privacy Policy each time you visit our website to keep up to date on any changes.

          1. What happens if you have a question or complaint about how we have handled your Personal Information?
            1. If you have a question or complaint, you can raise it with us by:


            1. We take all complaints seriously and will respond to you within a reasonable period of time, usually 30 days, unless we consider your complaint to be frivolous or vexatious or if we are unable to verify your identity.
            1. If you are not satisfied with the way we have handled your complaint, you can make a complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at