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Privacy Policy

Reed Elsevier Australia Pty Limited and its related companies ("the Reed Group") have a firm commitment to privacy in accordance with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000, which took effect in December 2001. The effective date of this policy as posted is September 30, 2012. ReedPOP and Oz Comic-Con respect the information provided by our customers. Because we gather certain types of information when our customers communicate with us, we believe you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the information we capture and the use of that information. This privacy statement discloses the type of information we capture about our customers, how we use it to communicate with our customers, and how you can request to no longer receive communications from Oz Comic-Con. This privacy policy covers all personal information that we hold.

Australian Policy

Oz Comic-Con is produced and managed by ReedPOP Australia, part of Reed Exhibitions, Australia, a division of Reed Elsevier, Inc. This privacy policy applies to all RX-Australian offices and conforms to the spirit of the Reed Exhibitions Corporate Privacy Policy, which can be found at and

Our Customers

This policy applies to all customers of Oz Comic-Con and ReedPOP, who include but are not limited to, our show exhibitors, show visitors, conference visitors, customer inquiries, speakers, press, and other individuals with whom ReedPOP maintains business relationships or communications.

Customer Information and Use

Two primary types of information are gathered about our customers: Financial Information is payment information used for or gathered during the registration process and includes, but is not limited to, credit card numbers, financial institutions, and expiration dates. This information is not used for any purpose other than that for which it is being provided to us, and is used only to the extent necessary for processing the transaction or to facilitate future transactions. Professional Information includes, but is not limited to, name, address, company name, company address, phone number, fax number, and email address, as well as questions answered on survey or registration forms. Data captured during a customer's visit to Oz Comic-Con's website, as well as during a visit with a Oz Comic-Con customer is also considered professional information and may also be stored in our customer database for our internal use. Professional information may be, upon the consent of Oz Comic-Con, shared with other organizations or Oz Comic-Con customers for the purpose of facilitating business relationships believed by ReedPOP to be in our customers' best interests. it is otherwise permitted under the Act. Whenever we collect personal information from you we will do so in a lawful and fair way. We will also advise you how and where to contact us. If we collect the information from a third party we will take reasonable steps to advise you of that collection promptly. We will tell you why we are collecting the information and the third parties to whom we usually disclose that information. If you do not wish to provide the information we request, we will tell you what impact this will have. We will only disclose personal information in accordance with the Act. This means that it will be disclosed if:
  • we told you when collecting it that it would be disclosed for that purpose or for a related purpose that you would reasonably expect;
  • we have your consent;
  • it is part of business assets which we are selling;
  • we are required by law to disclose it;

Access to the Information We Hold

You can access your personal information upon request. However, there are occasions when this access may be denied under the exemptions contained in the Act.

Quality of Information

We will take reasonable steps to ensure that the information that we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up to date.

Opting Out

ReedPOP will accept, implement and maintain any customer request to opt out of future communication from Oz Comic-Con, Reed Exhibitions, or a third party to whom Oz Comic-Con provided the customer's information. If you would like to opt out of communications you are receiving from Oz Comic-Con, Reed Exhibitions, or a third party contacting you on behalf of Oz Comic-Con, please visit the privacy website and enter the information requested so we may thoroughly implement your request within 10 days of receipt.


We are committed to protecting your privacy and will take reasonable steps to ensure that the information we collect is protected from loss and misuse and from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. Our site utilizes a secure server to protect your financial and professional information. Secure server software is used to encrypt the information sent between your Internet browser and our Internet site. This ensures the security of your professional and financial transaction details when using the site. We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information you have given to us and may, on occasion, request proof of identity before we disclose any professional information to you.

Method of Transaction Security

Products of Oz Comic-Con use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to safeguard customer information during online transactions. SSL encryption is the generally accepted method of transaction security in online ordering.


A "cookie" is a bit of data sent by a website through the browser to the computer of the user visiting the site, and enables the site to return the results the browser expects. The Oz Comic-Con website uses temporary, session-specific cookies to ensure visits to its websites are smooth and customized for the visitor. Such cookies allow us to provide a visitor's browser with information tailored to the visitor's preferences and needs. We use permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a visitor's computer after the visitor leaves the Oz Comic-Con website. However, our cookies neither reveal nor contain any identifying or personal data. Cookies also cannot read any information on a visitor's computer or interact with other cookies on the visitor's hard drive. If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in the browser's settings. However, disabling the cookie support function of the browser will prevent our website from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilize fully all of the site's features and information.

Policy Changes

ReedPOP reserves the right to review and change this Policy. Policy changes may be made without prior notice to existing customers. Policy revisions only apply to information gathered as of the effective date of the revised policy, unless we give you notice and choice as to the changes in use, in which case all information is subject to the new policy.

Availability of Policy

This policy is available upon request. It will be reviewed from time to time and any amendments will be included in the updated policy.

Review and Correction of Customer Information or Other Questions

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, or any possible breach of your privacy or your customer information or request to opt-out of communications from Oz Comic-Con or its third party partners, or if you would like to review the information we've collected about you, or know more about our information management practices, please call or write to our Privacy Administrator: Adam Woods Reed Exhibitions Australia Pty Limited Tower 2, 475 Victoria Avenue or Locked Bag 2001 Chatswood Delivery Centre CHATSWOOD NSW 2067 AUSTRALIA Phone: +61 2 9422 2500 Fax: +61 2 99938341 © Reed Exhibitions Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 47 000 146 921)