Member or you – the business entity holding membership with Joondalup Business Association
Representative – the person representing a member or non-member business entity
Order – a purchase of membership or event tickets of monetary and non-monetary value
Visit the About Us page to read our full Model Rules
Terms and Conditions
The following terms and conditions apply to all Joondalup Business Association membership and products and services, including events, and are accepted by the representative at time of purchase or booking.These terms and conditions only cover Joondalup Business Association’s products and services and not to any third party products or services.
Collection and Retention of Information
In conducting normal business, Joondalup Business Association will collect and store information in relation to the provision of membership and event products and/or services and to deliver a high level of customer service. Joondalup Business Association recognises and respects privacy when dealing with personal information and will only do so in a manner that protects the privacy of individuals and businesses in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles.
Contact details will only be used for the purposes for which they have been disclosed to us, including promotion on the Joondalup Business Association website and for communication purposes between members. All members may opt out of allowing other members to contact them by providing such request in writing to Joondalup Business Association. Members acknowledge and agree that they may be contacted by other members, including by email, should they not opt out.
Joondalup Business Association reserves the right to communicate with any customer that has placed an order, whether member of Joondalup Business Association or not. This includes for promotional purposes and may be via email or telephone. If at any time a customer wishes not to receive such correspondence, they can request to be removed via the unsubscribe option on all emails. A request for your contact details to be permanently removed from the Joondalup Business Association database should be put in writing to Joondalup Business Association and will be dealt with promptly.
All information collected by Joondalup Business Association is collected via correspondence between the member representative whether via telephone, email, mail, face-to-face or online. Correspondence may be recorded in order to provide service references, and to assist in staff development.
If personally identifiable information changes, a member representative can request an update to its details by informing Joondalup Business Association in writing.
Security of Information
The security of personal information is important to Joondalup Business Association. All sensitive information, including credit card numbers, entered on our website is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
Credit card details for payments to us are submitted directly to Stripe, a 3rd party payment processing platform used for online credit card transactions, and all payment information is simply passed on in order to be processed as required. Stripe has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. Joondalup Business Association never permanently stores complete Credit Card details and your complete credit card number cannot be viewed by Joondalup Business Association or any party outside of Stripe.
Notwithstanding the above, Joondalup Business Association will not be liable for any loss or breach of security in any way related to credit card or other information stored by us.
Joondalup Business Association will confirm all orders received via email.
All information provided by the representative must be correct when submitted, and all online applications and orders must be checked by the representative for errors before submission. Errors, including spelling mistakes, in details submitted by representatives may incur additional fees including if an additional cost is incurred by Joondalup Business Association to correct them.
Refund & Returns Policy
If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your order please contact Joondalup Business Association, in writing immediately, so staff can address the matter.
Refund requests are at the sole discretion of Joondalup Business Association and will generally only be actioned if we have failed in all aspects of customer product and/or service delivery.
Joondalup Business Association will offer refunds for event tickets if request is received in writing no later than five working days before the event date. No refunds or credits will be provided for non attendance.
Joondalup Business Association offers a seven-day cooling off period, from the point of renewal, for all annual membership renewals. After this period, Joondalup Business Association may refund any annual membership fees paid on a pro rata basis, together with deduction of the required 1 calendar month notice period and an additional $20 administration charge to cover transaction processing fees.
All refunds will be processed via the method originally paid, and to the original card/bank account. Refunds may take 5-10 working days to appear on the customer’s statement due to Stripe and bank processing times.
Membership Applications, Transfers, Overdue Accounts and Cancellations
All Joondalup Business Association memberships belong to the business entity and not the member representative and membership is not transferable from business entity to a different business entity. Updates to business details, including rebrands and new business ventures, must be sent in writing to Joondalup Business Association with a request to update the membership account.
In relation to the annual or monthly membership subscription, all Joondalup Business Association membership fees must be paid via auto payment through Stripe, or any replacement provider, following an email reminder notification seven days before payment is charged. Failed subscription attempts will be automatically retried by the payment system. Joondalup Business Association may terminate membership for accounts that remain unpaid for 60 days or more.
All Joondalup Business Association membership cancellation requests require a 1 calendar month notice period and must be submitted in writing to Joondalup Business Association. Any member who resigns from the Association remains liable to pay to the Association any outstanding fees which may be recovered as a debt due to the Association by the member.
All Joondalup Business Association applications must be applied for under rule 5 of the Joondalup Business Association Model Rules and application outcomes will be decided under rule 5.4 of the Joondalup Business Association Model Rules. The Committee of Management reserve the right to reject membership applications from individuals or organisations that have been declared bankrupt within the last 3 years, or that have been convicted of, or imprisoned, in the previous five years for an offence punishable by imprisonment for a period of not less than three months. Joondalup Business Association reserves the right to cancel membership of any member at any time for any reason including, without limitation, serious charges being brought against a member or any conduct by a member that could bring the Association into disrepute. Decisions by the Association’s Committee of Management on membership are final. Membership is a privilege.
Joondalup Business Association may at its discretion use third parties to provide essential services and for some business processes. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any non-Association purpose. Joondalup Business Association does not share any information with third parties for any unknown or unrelated uses.
Joondalup Business Association reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information as required by law, to its professional advisors and when disclosure is necessary to protect Joondalup Business Association’s rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
Joondalup Business Association reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time,so you must review it frequently. If material changes are made, Joondalup Business Association will notify all customers and member representatives and the statement will be updated and displayed on the Joondalup Business Association website news page.
Restrictions on what you may post to our Website or Social Media Channels
You agree that you will not use or allow anyone else to use Our Website or Facebook page to Post Content which is or may:
Any content that aligns with any of the above points will be removed and your business will not be invited to share information on our Website and will be removed from our social media channels.