Privacy Policy

AHC Privacy Policy, Legal Notice & Disclaimer

At the Australian Hairdressing Council (AHC), we are committed to delivering exceptional products and services to our members. Upholding your privacy is integral to our mission, and we ensure that any personal information collected is treated with the utmost care, aligning with the National Privacy Principles. This document outlines our policies regarding the handling of your personal information.

What is Personal Information?

Personal information includes any data that identifies you or can reasonably ascertain your identity.

Why We Collect Personal Information

We collect personal information from our members and suppliers for various purposes, including:

• Addressing membership and accreditation program enquiries

• Handling feedback and complaints

• Processing memberships, orders, and managing accounts

• Providing member support

• Conducting marketing, promotional activities, product development, and market research

• Meeting regulatory and legal obligations


Disclosure of Personal Information

While we typically do not disclose information to external organizations, there are instances where it may be necessary to provide certain details to fulfil a service. These organizations may include mentors, associate members, coaching companies, or contracted service providers.

Direct Marketing

Periodically, we may use personal information to inform members about our products, services, special offers, and promotions. We offer the option to opt in and out of these communications at any time.


Security Measures

Ensuring the security of your personal information is paramount to us. We implement various measures, both physical and technological, to safeguard against misuse, loss, unauthorized access, or disclosure.

Making a Complaint

If you suspect a breach of your privacy, please inform us immediately. You can contact us directly or reach out to the CEO of the AHC. We will address complaints promptly.

Legal Notice and Disclaimer

The content on our site is subject to trademarks and copyrights. While we strive for accuracy, errors may occur unintentionally. We reserve the right to amend information as needed. We disclaim all warranties regarding the website and accept no liability for damages incurred from its use. Additionally, we are not responsible for the content of external sites linked on our platform.

Stripe Privacy Policy

Stripe Payments Australia Pty Ltd A.C.N. 160 180 343 our payment handling partner, prioritizes the privacy of your personal information. They are regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and hold an Australian Financial Services License, ensuring compliance with strict standards. All data transmission on the Stripe site and the platform is encrypted for enhanced security. The Strip Privacy Policy is available at For further inquiries regarding our Privacy Policy or to address any concerns, please contact our Privacy Officer using the provided details.

Stripe Services Agreement

This Agreement governs the use of Stripe services and outlines the terms and conditions for users.

Secure Payments with Stripe

Stripe manages all AHC membership payments. experience, Stripe is dedicated to security, encrypting all data transmitted on their platform via SSL.