Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy The Society of Women Writers NSW Inc. (SWW) provides this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, SWW makes a link to it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information SWW Collects

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on SWW websites. All information marked with an asterisk (*) is required for a particular service.

Our site requires you to provide some personal information when requesting SWW membership and services. All of the information collected during registration is strictly confidential. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

  • Your Name*
  • Billing and Shipping Address(es)*
  • Email address*
  • Phone number*

Your IP address may also be logged. IP addresses may be used in fraud prevention and/or to prosecute perpetrators of fraud or other abuses.

The Way SWW Uses Information

SWW uses the information you provide about yourself when providing services. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete service provision.

SWW uses return email addresses to answer SWW information requests, and to send out information newsletters if you have indicated that you wish to receive these. All newsletters sent provide you with the ability to opt-out from receiving such newsletters. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

You can register with any of our web sites if you would like to use our services or receive newsletters from SWW. Information you submit on our websites will not be used for any other purpose.

Finally, SWW never uses or shares the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

The SWW Commitment To Data Security:

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, SWW has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information SWW collects online.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information:

You can access all your personally identifiable information that SWW collects online and maintains by sending us an email requesting this data. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

How To Contact Us:

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us – click here.

  1. The membership year is the period from 1 July to 30 June of the following year.
  2. Renewal fee is due every year on 1 July and payable until 30 September that same year.
  3. An administration fee of $5 is to accompany all membership renewals after 30 September.
  4. Members whose membership renewal is unpaid at 30 September will be removed from the members’ database. Further editions of Images will not be sent to non-financial members after this date.
  5. Non-financial members may be reinstated at any time after payment of the annual fee, plus the $5 administration fee.
  6. A once-only joining fee of $15 applies to all new membership applications.
  7. Membership fees, effective from 1 July 2011 onwards are:
    a)    Full membership – $55.00 per financial year;
    b)    Concession/Student membership – $45.00 per financial year.
  8. Members must provide a Pension or Student number to qualify for Concession/Student membership rate.
  9. The membership renewal fee for new members who join after 1st March will be due on 1st July of the following year.
  10. All members are required to notify the Membership Secretary of any change of details, including resignation from the Society of Women Writers NSW Inc.

Attendance at Luncheons

  1. Booking is essential before 10.00am on the Monday before the Wednesday luncheon meeting.
  2. The deadline for cancellation of bookings is 10.00am on the Monday before the Wednesday luncheon meeting.
  3. Members and non-members who don’t attend and haven’t cancelled by the deadline will be requested to pay for the meal they miss.
  4. Members electing to have their names on the Permanent Luncheon List are to sign an agreement whereby they must advise the Luncheon Booking Team before the deadline if they are unable to attend a luncheon. This agreement also states that members who fail to do so will be required to pay the full cost of the luncheon they did not attend.

The current Membership Terms and Conditions document was prepared and approved by the Committee on 13 March 2015.

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