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Privacy Policy

Gourmet Guardian will always honour the standard for privacy protection of its clients and consumers, and takes this issue very seriously, as it is a matter of respect and a fundamental right of all persons involved. Gourmet Guardian will constantly meet with the standards and regulations of the amended Privacy Act 1988 as Gourmet Guardian is dedicated to protecting your personal information. Gourmet Guardian is committed to observing and meeting its obligations under the Act which regulates how the company should manage and use personal information collected.

What Personal Information does Gourmet Guardian collect?

We only collect personal information which is necessary to provide you with the best service possible.

When you register with Gourmet Guardian, we ask for your name, email address, birth date, gender, post code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. When you have registered with Gourmet Guardian and sign in to our member's area, you are no longer anonymous to us.

Gourmet Guardian automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested.

Gourmet Guardian gathers the information for these main purposes.

  1. To better understand our target audience
  2. To oblige to your requests for certain products and services
  3. To make informed decisions on web site development & marketing
  4. To customise the advertising and content to meet your needs
  5. To contact you about special and new products

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Gourmet Guardian will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone or company.

Gourmet Guardian will only send personally identifiable information about you, when you have consented to share the information you supplied. The shared information is used to provide the product or service you are inquiring about.

We need to send the information to companies that work on behalf of Gourmet Guardian to provide the product or service to you. (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.);

We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; or

We find that your actions on our web sites violate Gourmet Guardian Terms of Service - or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.

Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences

Gourmet Guardian gives you the ability to edit your Gourmet Guardian Account Information and preferences at any time, including whether you want Gourmet Guardian to contact you about specials and new products. You may request deletion of your Gourmet Guardian account by visiting our Account Deletion page, verifying your password once more and confirming your choice to terminate the account.


Gourmet Guardian may set and access cookies on your computer.

Gourmet Guardian allows other companies that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. The way other companies use their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one.

Advertisers or other companies do not have access to Gourmet Guardian cookies.

Gourmet Guardian uses web beacons to access our cookies within and outside our network of web sites and in connection with Gourmet Guardian products and services.


should you so desire, you may communicate with Gourmet Guardian anonymous manner the details are listed below.

Telephone: 1800 FOOD SAFETY (1800 366 372)
Fax: (03) 9808 7448

Letter: Private and Confidential
Post Office Box 1078
Victoria, 3147

Unit 2, 1210 Toorak Road,
Camberwell, VIC 3124


Complaints or feedback regarding privacy matter should be directed, in writing, to:

The Privacy Officer
Gourmet Guardian
Post Office Box 1078
Victoria, 3147

Fax: (03) 9808 7448


Your Gourmet Guardian Account Information is password-protected for your privacy and security.
In certain areas Gourmet Guardian uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Gourmet Guardian may edit this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

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Date updated: 26 May, 2015