7. Privacy Statement
You acknowledge and agree that your participation as an applicant, at an audition or as a participant in the program is subject to the following:
a. Collection and use of Personal Information
Personal Information provided by you is collected for the purpose of considering your application for inclusion as a participant on the program. Information supplied by you must be correct and particularly we need your full and correct name. If you have failed to provide accurate information, the Producer may decline to allow you to appear on a program.
In addition, if you participate in a program, you agree that there will be no restrictions on the use of personal information relating to you that is contained in the recording of the program (‘the program tapes”).
b. Disclosure of Personal Information
Information provided by you to the Producer may be disclosed to:
• its related bodies corporate in Australia and overseas;
• any program prize supplier to the Producer and its related bodies corporate, and in some circumstances, the prize supplier may use the personal information for direct marketing purposes at their own discretion;
• television networks in Australia and overseas and their related bodies corporate;
• a viewing audience when the program tapes are broadcast or otherwise exhibited.
c. Storage of Personal Information held by the Producer
If you are selected as a participant for a program, the personal information relating to you will be held for an indefinite period of time in a secure manner for as long as necessary.
If you are either selected or not selected as a participant for a program, the Producer will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify the personal information it holds once it is no longer needed in a secure manner.
d. Access to Personal Information held by the Producer
Some information you provide to the Producer may constitute “sensitive information” (as defined in the Privacy Act) such as philosophical beliefs or racial or ethnic origin. Such information may also be collected and used by the Producer in accordance with the provisions of this Statement.