Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how we use the personal data we collect from you, offline or online, including through our website (Site). Plasticity is a series of events and activities organised by The Plastics Circle and Ocean Recovery Alliance. In this Privacy Policy ‘Company’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ means The Plastics Circle Pty Ltd ABN 16 627 478 595 and Ocean Recovery Alliance.

What data do we collect?

We collect the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)

  • Your preferences, opinions, or information you provide to us

  • Your use of our products and services

  • Images of delegates at events, and speaker profiles

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register or order, online or in person, for any of our products or services

  • Complete a customer survey or provide feedback

  • Use or view any of our websites via your browser's cookies

We may also receive your data indirectly from our event sponsors and partners, or your industry peers and colleagues.

How will we use your data?

We collect your data so that we can:

  • Process your order and fulfil the services and products you selected

  • Contact and communicate with you, including keeping you informed about industry developments  

  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like

  • Improve our Site, our services and product offerings

For each event we hold, if you provide consent as part of the registration process, we will share your data with other delegates and the sponsors of that event, so that they may offer you their products and services or make direct contact for other reasons.

When we process your order, we may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from:

  • credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases

  • marketing applications to manage mailings, analyse data and fulfil the service or deliver the product you selected.

How do we store your data?

We securely store your data in the servers of reputable data service providers, including HubSpot (CRM), MailChimp (Mailings), e-SurveyPro (Surveys), Dropbox (Record keeping), TicketSpice (Registrations), Wix (Websites) and Stripe (Payment Gateway).

We will keep your personal information for 12 months after you have unsubscribed from all of our products or services. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your digital data manually.

We will keep your transactional data with related personal information for up to 9 years from the transaction. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your digital data manually and any hardcopies will be shredded.


We would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our sponsors and partner companies as applicable from time to time.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other Company group.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access - You have the right to request us for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

  • The right to rectification - You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request us to complete information you believe is incomplete.

  • The right to erasure - You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing - You have the right to object to us processing your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to data portability - You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:


What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

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How do we use cookies?

We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in

  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – We use these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

  • Advertising – We use these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. We sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage your cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 29 October 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us. Email us at

How to contact the appropriate authorities

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner's Office. Email: or  Phone: +61 2 9284 9749