Privacy Policy

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Last updated: Sunday 16 June 2024

Privacy Policy

IBM Alumni Australia (Vic) (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the IBM Alumni Australia (Vic) website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at

Information Collection And Use

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Address

What Information is Stored?

The IBM QCC Victoria website stores certain personal information about each member’s membership of the QCC.  This includes your name, contact details, QCC Induction Date, and membership status.  Rest assured that we only collect the necessary information for membership purposes, and we do not share it with third parties without your explicit consent.

Options for Privacy Control

If you wish to keep your membership data private, we provide options for you to control your privacy settings.  You can login to your account on the QCC website and view your online profile.  You can then update your privacy settings, if you wish.

Please note that unless you change your privacy settings, your user profile will be visible to other QCC Members.

How to Adjust Your Privacy Settings

  1. You first need to login to the QCC website with your website username/email address and password:
  2. If you’ve forgotten your password, you can reset it here:
  3. View your User Profile using this link:
    (Please take this opportunity to check your contact details and make any updates that may be needed.)
  4. Select Settings and then select Privacy.
  5. There are 2 privacy settings:
    1. Profile Privacy. This enables you to choose which groups can view your profile.
    2. Hide My Profile From Groups, Directories and Search Results: This enables you to hide your profile from everyone.
  6. Once you’ve changed your settings, press the Submit button.

Need Assistance?

If you encounter any difficulties or have questions about adjusting your privacy settings, please don’t hesitate to contact us .  We are here to assist you and ensure that you have full control over your membership data.

Log Data

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

Compliance With Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: