Privacy Policy

The Collection of Information and Cookies

How we use your personal information

Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC) and Blue Mountains Events & Conferences (BMEC) will use your information for the purpose for which it was collected. We will use your information to understand community and customer needs and to provide you with appropriate services. We may also use your information to tell you about activities which we believe will be of interest to you. However, you can notify us at any time if you do not want to receive such information by writing to our office.

BMCC and BMEC will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up to date. The accuracy of the information we hold depends to a large extent on the information you provide.

We recommend that: You let us know if there are any errors in the information we hold, and you keep us up-to-date with changes in your personal information.

Access to Your Personal Information

You may request access to personal information about you that we may hold. You can arrange for us to correct any errors or delete the information we have about you.

The use of Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, usage of website, and website access preferences.

Visitors to the site who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Links to Other Sites

This website can on occasion supply link to other websites. These linked sites are not under the control of BMCC or BMEC. BMCC and BMEC are not responsible for the management, accuracy or the protection of any personal information you provide to these sites.

Before disclosing any of your personal information on any other sites, BMCC and BMEC recommends you examine the terms and conditions of using their website.

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 email us at


If you purchase a service from us, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. You may be required to provide contact information (such as name, email, and postal address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.


We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and 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.