Document purpose

The AES Melbourne Section (Inc) does not geographically restrict website availability.

This document addresses the requirement for information stewardship on all Internet usage, with a particular regard to Governmental requirements pertaining to them, for example the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Who we are is the website of the Melbourne Section of the Audio Engineering Society – “AES Melbourne Section Inc” (“the Section”) an Incorporated not for profit Association under Victorian law. The website is operated by the Secretary under the direction of the Section Committee.

The AES Melbourne Section (Inc) respects the policies and guidelines of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) New York.

For further information please email in the first instance with your appropriate contact details.

Personal data

The Section does not allow upload of information nor comments on any posts to this website, so no personal data is collected by this method. All contact with The Section is by the website contact form, postal services, or email. Contact should not include divulgence of private personal information other than that necessary for communication, and should indicate any restrictions on use.

The website contact form uses the Contact Form 7 WordPress plugin, The user-entered data in the form is passed directly by email to website administrators, and does not otherwise pass through third-party servers. The form uses the Google ReCAPTCHA service to filter out spambots, and as such Google’s Privacy Policy applies to that transaction.

Any enquiry to the Section is registered and retained indefinitely and may be tabled and minuted at a Section Committee meeting, but is only used for the purposes of responding to that enquiry.

Cookies and on-feeds

Articles on the AES Melbourne site (The Website) may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) referenced to an external source. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

Be aware that these other websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

The Section supports “Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/RSS” feeds restricted to content information on the Section Website prime source.


The Section website uses the WordPress content management system and is hosted by a third party hosting provider, Webcity.

WordPress had advised that they do not collect any analytics data.

All usage information is by anonymous tally.