This website privacy statement applies to SAMERC. When you follow a link from this website to another site, we recommend you read and consider the privacy statement for that site.

Collection of personal information

You can browse the general content of the SAMERC website anonymously, without disclosing your personal information. However, some functionality on this site may require you to provide personal information. Examples of this include where you register or an event or provide payment details. We may need to collect, use or disclose personal information to allow us to answer your enquiry or process your transaction. All payments made through the SAMERC website are done so using STRIPE, to access their global Privacy policy please click here (

Use and disclosure of personal information

Any personal information we collect through the SAMERC website may be used or disclosed for the primary purpose for which it was collected. We may also use or disclose personal information for related purposes, for example where an event is held at a participating site, they may require the information you have provided for their site compliance.

In some limited circumstances we may also need to use or disclose personal information for other specific purposes, for example where required to do so by law, for example pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 or in response to a subpoena.

Collection and use of site visit data

The following information may be automatically recorded by this site's web server for statistical and system administration purposes only:

  • Your server address
  • Your top level domain name (e.g. .com, .au, .gov)
  • The date and the time of your visit to the site
  • The pages you access and downloaded
  • The address of the last site you visited
  • Your operating system
  • The type of browser you are using

We will not attempt to identify individuals from the above information unless it is necessary to the investigation of a breach of law or regulation.


A cookie is a block of data that is shared between a web server and a user's browser. Cookies, and the information collected through them, are used by SAMERC to make this website more efficient.

If you have any enquiries about our privacy policy, please contact us.