Surf World Gold Coast is committed to the protection of personal information collected through its website.
This information is protected by the Privacy Act.


If you are providing personal details, credit card numbers, or other information over the internet we will make all attempts to secure that information. There is still a possibility that information you submit could be observed by a third party while in transit.

Our Membership/Friend page uses a payment gateway called PayPal for financial transactions. After clicking on the 'Buy Now' button you are immediatly taken to and any personal / payment details are collected there using PayPal's industry standard payment system. None of this information is stored on the Surf World Gold Coast website. The only information sent from this website to is the price of the chosen membership.


This statement reveals the type of information collected. We collect personal information from you when you browse our Surf World website and when you provide personal information via online forms or by email, for example:

  • You may subscribe to our electronic mailing list, or
  • You may make written inquiry via our online contact form.

When you browse our Surf World website, our Internet Service Provider makes a record of all users and logs the following information for statistical purposes only:

  • Your server and assigned IP address
  • Your top level domain name (for example, .com, .gov, .au)
  • Your operating system (for example, Windows, MAC)
  • The date and time of your visit to the site
  • The pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • The previous site you visited
  • The type of browser used

No attempt is or will be made to identify your personal details or browsing activities except in the event of a legal investigation where a law enforcement agency my exercise a warrant to inspect our Internet Service Provider’s logs.


We will only record your email address if you send us a message and it will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it. Unless you ask us to, we will not include your email address in a mailing list. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it without your consent, unless required by law.


This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other web site.