Terms and Conditions

The Brisbane Philharmonic Association Inc. is the association which operates the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

Programme Changes

The Association endeavours to present all events as advertised.  However, it reserves the right to alter and change programmes, artists, content, etc. as it deems necessary.  Whilst utmost care is taken to ensure details are correct at the time of printing, circumstances beyond our control may necessitate changes.

 

Notifications

Changes to our programmes will be advertised on our website.  Ticket holders who purchased through 4MBS Classic FM will be notified in that organisation’s preferred manner in addition to the updates provided on our website.

 

Ticket Refunds

All transactions are final.  As is industry practice, there are no refunds available unless an event is permanently cancelled without rescheduling.

 

Ticket Exchange and/or Replacement

Ticket exchanges and replacements are available in some instances.

Tickets purchased through 4MBS Classic FM will be handled by that organisation.  Ticket purchasers may only exchange their tickets for other BPO performances where tickets are sold through 4MBS Classic FM.

Tickets purchased through the BPO for regional and special events may be exchanged for other tickets through the BPO for regional and special events only.

Lost tickets purchased through 4MBS Classic FM or the BPO may be replaced up to two days prior to the same performance only.  Please contact the organisation who you purchased your tickets from.

 

Outdoor Performances

Weather advice for outdoor performances is taken from the Bureau of Meteorology at 7:00am on the morning of the event.  In the event of increment weather, the BPO and its performance partners (if any) will make a decision about proceeding with the event.  The final decision will be advertised on our website by 9:00am on the morning of the event.

In most instances, the event will be postponed to another date.  Tickets purchased for the original performance will be valid on any rescheduled date.

There are no refunds unless the event is permanently cancelled without rescheduling.

 

Queensland Companion Card

Holders of a Queensland Companion Card, or other State and Territory equivalent cards, are entitled to one free admission for their nominated companion.  Venue accessibility details for each of our venues are published on our website.

 

 

Privacy Policy

The Brisbane Philharmonic Association Inc, the association that operates the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra, respects the privacy of those that are involved with its activities.  Therefore, the Association has developed this policy in accordance with State and Commonwealth legislation.

 

Definitions

The Association: Means the Brisbane Philharmonic Association Inc, operators of the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra

We, Us: Means the Brisbane Philharmonic Association Inc, operators of the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra

Our: Means that which belongs to Us, the Brisbane Philharmonic Association Inc.

You: Means You, the person who is reading this document who is involved with the activities of the Brisbane Philharmonic Association Inc.

Your: Means that which belongs to You in relation to the person who is reading this document and who is involved with the activities of the Brisbane Philharmonic Association Inc.

 

Collecting, Using, and Disclosing Personal Information

Unless You tell Us, the Association will not know who You are.

The Association collects personal information from those that are involved with its activities for the sole purpose of organising and delivering to the public those activities.  The Association collects this information directly itself or through other parties working on its behalf.

Any personal information given to the Association will only be used for the purposes specified at the time the information is collected.

The information collected by the Association will only be made available to the Association and will not be disclosed to any other party unless You have provided Us with written permission to do so.

The Association may be required by law to disclose information to government agencies or entities as required without Your permission to do so.  No attempt will be made to indentify Your personal details except in the event of an investigation when a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect Our records.

 

Securing Information

The Association employs a range of security measures and ensure information is held safely and confidentially in physical and/or electronic form.

While the Association endeavours to ensure that its security measures are completely secure, You are advised that there are risks with transmitting information physically and electronically and that We cannot guarantee breaches of security are completely avoidable.

The Association takes no responsibility for the security of information collected on its behalf by other parties such as ticketing agents, festival or concert producers, etc.  Similarly, the Association is not responsible for the privacy or security practices, or the content of any other party.

 

Access to Personal Information

If We do have Your personal information on file, You are able to request access to a copy of it.

You are able to apply to amend the information if You believe it to be incomplete, inaccurate, irrelevant, out of date, or misleading.

Any application to inspect or amend personal information held by the Association must be made in writing or through an electronic portal provided to do so.

Before any application to inspect or amend personal information is granted, the Association reserves the right to request You provide evidence of Your identity.  This includes the use of photographic identification or electronic identifiers such as personalised login names and confidential passwords.

 

Electronic Information

The Association operates numerous electronic media services that communicate personal information.  These include Our website, partner websites, email, social networking, etc.

The Association administers various internet technologies that use cookies to collect information about Our visitors and to track advertising campaign data.  A cookie is a small file that is sent to Your computer when You visit any of Our internet locations and is stored locally on the machine You use to access the website.  When You return to Our internet locations, the cookie provides Us with information about Your interactions within Our website.  Cookies may store user preferences and other information.  You can set Your browser to refuse cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.  However, some of Our internet location features or services may not function properly if cookies are not enabled.

Our servers make a record of Your visit and records anonymous information for statistical purposes.  Information collected includes:

  • The browser, screen resolution, and computer platform You use

  • Your traffic patterns through Our website including –

  • The date, time, and length of Your visit

  • The pages and documents You have accessed

  • The previous page You visited prior to Our own

  • The internet address of the server You use to access Our website

  • Our internet locations and electronic databases will also store data that You give Us in order to purchase products or services from Our website.

The Association uses a number of social networking websites.  The Association is in no way professionally affiliated with these social networking websites as specified in their own public usage policies.  The Association acknowledges that information is collected electronically from such websites as specified in their public usage policies.  The Association guarantees that it does not operate contrary to the public usage policies of these social networking websites.

 

Mailing Lists

The Association does not send unsolicited mail (spam) of any form.  If You receive any mail from Us then it is likely that You have requested it.  If You receive mail from Us that You have not requested then You are able to request that it no longer be sent to You.  If You receive mail from Us that You have requested, and no longer wish to receive such material, then You are able to request that it no longer be sent to You.

 

Contact Us

If you wish to discuss this further then please contact us.