• Exterior of two bedroom villa accommodation at BIG4 Beacon Resort in Queenscliff
  • Children playing together at BIG4 Beacon Resort Queenscliff

Privacy Policy

About BIG4 Beacon Resort

BIG4 Beacon Resort is a family owned and operated holiday park located in Queenscliff on The Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria. The resort caters to a diverse range of visitors with a choice of self-contained one, two and three bedroom villas, apartments and cabins as well as powered caravan and camping sites. A wide variety of leisure facilities ensure year round entertainment for every age, from the heated indoor pool and spa, free daily children’s activity program, onsite day spa, free Yoga and Pilates classes, a 24/7 gym and more. Visit www.beaconresort.com.au for details.


We are committed to protecting and maintaining your privacy and we are bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act). As part of our business operations we may collect your personal information. This Privacy Policy describes the type of personal information we may collect and how we use, hold and disclose this personal information.

This Privacy Policy is in addition to the general Terms of Use governing our websites and digital properties and should be read in conjunction with such Terms of Use.

What Kind of Information Do We Collect and How Do We Collect It? | How will we use or disclose your information? | What Marketing Communications Will You Receive? | Security and Management of Your Information. | Contact Us

What Kind of Information Do We Collect and How Do We Collect It?

The type of personal information we collect will vary depending on the nature of your dealings with us. We only collect personal information that we need for our business activities, or which is volunteered to us. In general, the type of personal information we collect and hold could include (but is not limited to) your name, address (postal and email), contact details, geographic location (including your suburb or post code), gender, date of birth, activity and transaction details relating to your use of our products and services and any preferences you tell us about. We may collect your personal information over the internet, over the phone, when you write to us, when you attend an event or program run by us or when you participate in a survey, questionnaire, competition or other marketing campaign run by us.

In order to access some of our services and products, you may be asked to register with us by providing us with certain information about you which we refer to as your Beacon Account. As part of creating your Beacon Account, you may also be requested to provide questions and secret answers, which we use to help verify your identity and assist in resetting your password, as well as an alternate e-mail address.

How will we use or disclose your information?

Generally, we only use or disclose personal information for the primary purpose for which we have collected it, or for another related secondary purpose, unless you have provided your consent for us to use it for another purpose. We may use or disclose your personal information for the following primary purposes:

  • Contacting you because you have requested information about our resort;
  • providing you with news and information about our products and services (including newsletters, surveys and special offers);
  • providing you with more effective customer service;
  • enabling us to conduct customer research;
  • making our websites, services or products easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information;
  • performing research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies;
  • sending marketing and promotional material about our products and/or services that we believe you may be interested in;
  • verifying your identity;
  • communicating with you, including by email, mail or telephone.
  • investigating any complaints about or made by you, or if we have reason to suspect that you are in breach of any of our Terms of Use or that you are or have been otherwise engaged in any unlawful activity; and/or
  • using personal information as otherwise required or permitted by any law (including the Privacy Act).

What Marketing Communications Will You Receive?

Opting In

In certain contexts when we collect information from you, you may be asked to “opt in” to consent to us using or disclosing your personal information. For example, you may be asked to opt-in to receive further information or communications from other local businesses or services.

Opting Out / Unsubscribing

You will be given the opportunity to “opt out” from receiving communications from us that are sent to you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. For example, you will be given the option to unsubscribe from newsletters, emails and other marketing or promotional material sent by us.

If you receive communications purporting to be connected with us or our services that you believe have been sent to you other than in accordance with this policy, or in breach of any law, please email book@beaconresort.com.au.

Security and Management of Your Information

We understand that the security of your personal information is important. It is our policy to ensure that all employees understand and take reasonable steps to keep personal information secure.

In all instances, we only disclose your personal information in accordance with the APPs and this Privacy Policy.

Access To Personal Information

Under the Privacy Act, you have the right to request access to the personal information which we hold about you. If you wish to exercise your right under the Privacy Act to seek access to the personal information that we hold about you, we ask that you contact us.

We will endeavour to acknowledge your request for access within 7 days, and to provide you with access within 30 days of the date of receipt of your request. We will notify you if we consider it will take longer than 30 days to provide you with access. If you seek access to records held by us which are not current records, we will need to contact you to discuss your request, it may take a longer period of time to locate these records.

Changes to your information

We endeavour to ensure that the personal information we hold is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You have the right to ask us to correct information about you which is inaccurate, incomplete, out of date, not relevant or misleading.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may, from time to time, review and update this Privacy Policy to take account of new laws, technologies and changes to our operations. All personal information held by us will be governed by our most recent Privacy Policy which will always be available on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, complaints regarding how we handle your personal information or would like to make an access request, please contact us by writing to:

  • Att: Guest Experience Manager, BIG4 Beacon Resort, 78 Bellarine Highway Queenscliff Victoria 3225 or via e-mail book@beaconresort.com.au;

All complaints received will be assessed by the Guest Experience Manager and all reasonable steps (if any) will be taken to remedy the complaint. We will endeavour to respond to your complaint within 30 days of receipt of the complaint by our Guest Experience Manager. If you are not satisfied with our response, you may contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

Last updated: 15 October 2017