Who we are

The Tasmanian Salmonid Growers Association Limited (TSGA) (ABN 27 009 590 729). We are committed to respecting your privacy and your personal information. Rebranded in 2022 to ‘Salmon Tasmania’. The TSGA complies with the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) (Privacy Act).

Our website address is:

Collecting your personal information

We will, if it is reasonable or practicable to do so, collect personal information directly from you. Sometimes you may not be aware that we have collected your personal information. If we collect your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to notify you of the collection.

We only collect personal information for purposes directly related to our business activities.

We also collect personal information through our websites and social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter. We use this information to improve our website and receive feedback.

What personal information we collect, use and hold

We may collect, use and hold personal information that is reasonably necessary or directly related to our business, functions, promotions or activities. The following is the kinds of personal information we may collect and hold from you:

– your name, address, contact number(s) and email address;

– details of any prize(s) you have won;

– a record of any queries or complaints you have made;

– Copies of any competition entries or submissions.

While providing this information is optional for you, some of our services may not be available to you if you chose not to provide this information.

How we collect and hold personal information

Your personal information may be collected by us from:

– information you provide to us (including through our website, social media or mobile apps);

– competitions you enter;

– queries you make;

– Referrals from individuals or other entities.

We also collect and hold Aggregated Data, but this information is generated by our traffic tracking systems as you move through our site. This information does not identify you personally and is not linked to the personally identifiable information that you may have provided.

Why we collect, hold, use and disclose personal information

We may use the personal information we collect from you to:

– confirm your identity;

– contact you directly;

– enter you into competitions, and contact you if you win;

– provide you with answers to any queries you may have;

– undertake any marketing, promotional, publicity, direct marketing or market research;

– For any other purposes for which you have given consent or the consent is reasonable implied.

We do not give personal information about an individual to Government agencies, private sector organisations or anyone else unless one of the following applies:

– the individual has consented;

– the individual would reasonably expect, or has been told, that information of that kind is usually passed to those individuals, bodies or agencies;

– it is otherwise required or authorised by law;

– a “permitted general situation” exists (such as where a disclosure will prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody’s life or health); or

– it is reasonably necessary for the enforcement of the criminal law or of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty, or for the protection of public revenue.

You can access and correct your personal information

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate, up to date, complete, relevant and not misleading. However, if you believe that is not the case you have a right under the Privacy Act to request that we correct the personal information we hold about you.

If you are listed on one or more of our media or network email lists you can opt out at any time. You can unsubscribe by using the ‘unsubscribed’ options noted in our emails.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


A cookie is a small file that resides on your computer and is recognised by our server when you visit our site. A cookie does not provide us with any personally identifiable information. It does provide details of your IP address, the computer platform that you use (eg Mac or Windows), the browser that you use (eg Microsoft Explorer or Netscape) and what domain you are accessing our site from. With this information we can do the following:

– Track traffic patterns to our site.

– Ensure that the most relevant content is being shown.

– Allow you to enter certain site member services without having to log in each time you visit.

If you would rather we did not use cookies with you, you can refuse them by turning them off in your browser and/or deleting them from your hard drive. You will still be able to visit our site.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These 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.

Who We Share Your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment or contact us in any form, for any reason, the contents and metadata are retained indefinitely. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

How we protect personal information

We may store your personal information on computer databases and/or in hard copy and will take reasonable precautions to ensure that collected and held personal information is secure and protected against loss, interference, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure, or other misuse. This includes physical, computer and network, communications and personnel protection.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, including in order to comply with the Privacy Act as amended. Any updated versions of this Privacy Policy will be posted on our website and will be effective from the date of posting.


Please let us know if you have any queries or concerns about a privacy issue using the contact details below.