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Privacy Policy

Dowerin Events Management Inc trading as Dowerin Machinery Field Days (“DMFD” or “we”) is committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy and personal information. This document describes how we use and process your personal data. This Privacy Policy applies to any kind of information we collect through our website, online platforms including social media and our event partners’ and sponsors’ websites or by any other means.

We may update or revise our Privacy Policy from time to time. You can find the most current version on our website.

By submitting information, you agree to DMFD’s collection and use of information as described herein.


1. What kind of personal information does DMFD collect and hold?

The type of personal information we collect from you will vary depending upon our interaction with you but may include the following:

  • your name, address and other contact details such as your telephone number
  • your email address
  • your date of birth
  • your gender
  • transaction details relating to any purchase made with us or that have been made on your behalf
  • credit card details if you make a purchase with us and
  • any other personal information which may be required in order to facilitate your dealings with us.

2. How does DMFD collect your personal information?

We generally collect personal information when you:

  • enter and use our website
  • make a purchase including purchasing tickets to our events or applying to exhibit at any of our events
  • submit an online form
  • participate in a survey, competition, promotion or other marketing campaign
  • make an inquiry or complaint and
  • have any other dealings with us via social media or in person, over the phone or when you write to us.

DMFD may collect personal information about you from our event partners and participants, third party suppliers and contractors and our related companies.


3. Holding of personal information

DMFD may hold your personal information in electronic or hard copy form. Your personal information is stored by DMFD in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

DMFD undertakes to take reasonable steps to destroy your personal information, when it is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained.


4. Purposes for which DMFD collects, holds, uses or discloses your personal information

DMFD collects your personal information for the primary purpose of delivering the Dowerin Machinery Field Days event, including for sponsorship and marketing purposes. DMFD may also use your personal information for ancillary purposes closely related to the Field Days event.

When we collect personal information we will, where appropriate and possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it

DMFD will not disclosure your personal information for another purpose unless you have consented to the disclosure in the normal course of the goods or services we are providing to you.


5. Disclosure of personal information

DMFD may disclose your personal information:

  • to third parties including our event partners, participants or sponsors, in which case we will require them to disclose and use your personal information only for the purposes for which it was disclosed
  • to third party operators and suppliers who help us provide our services to you
  • if required to do so by law
  • if disclosure is permitted by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) or
  • you have provided your consent to such disclosure.

6. Cookies

For each visitor to our website, our server automatically recognises and stores the visitor’s IP address. Our website also uses cookies to enhance your experience when using our website. DFD uses cookies to collect, analyse and report data from our website and is used as part of general advertising and marketing.

By agreeing to accept our use of cookies, you are giving us, and the third parties we partner with, permission to place, store, and access information you have provided to us.

Our website may also carry third party cookies which automatically collect anonymous information from you. This information may be disclosed to third parties for the purpose of providing you with an enhanced advertising experience both on and off DMFD’s website.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you are able to disable your web browser to reject cookies. By rejecting cookies, you may be unable to use certain features of DMFD’s website including the ticket purchasing functionality.

Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of cookies. However, if you disable cookies, you may not be able to access features on our website correctly or at all.

DMFD may use third party application tracking services such as Google Analytics to help understand the use of our services and our website. Information collected by Google is governed by Google's Privacy Policy available on their website: see

7. Credit Card Payments

You may have to provide a credit card to buy products and services from our website. We use third-party billing services and have no control over these services. We make sure your credit card number is kept strictly confidential by using only third-party billing services that use industry-standard encryption technology to protect your credit card number from unauthorised use.

DMFD is not responsible for the privacy practices of third-party billing services.

8. Access and Correction

Under the Australian Privacy Principles, you have the right to request access to the personal information that DMFD holds about you and seek its correction. Please contact us directly at

DMFD reserves the right to restrict access to personal information, where access would reveal information generated by us in connection with a commercially sensitive decision-making process. In those circumstances, we will provide you with an explanation for that decision.

9. Complaints

If you have any concerns regarding DMFD’s use and collection of your personal information, please contact us at

10. Questions?

Should you have any questions about our privacy notice, please contact us directly at