Privacy Policy

Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills recognise that your privacy is very important to you and that you have a right to control your Personal Information. We know that providing Personal Information is an act of trust and we take that seriously.

At Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills, our policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our users. You can be assured Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills will never disclose Personal Information (as defined below) to any third party for any purposes unless you have authorised disclosure. This means that your email address, your name and other personal details that you provide will not be given or sold to any other company for any reason.  The only exceptions to this will be:

Although Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills may share general information about our users with business partners, sponsors and other third parties, this data will be collated into aggregated measures, and will contain no details that could identify specific individuals.

If you have any queries about privacy and the use of Personal Information by Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills, please contact us.


The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you, as a consumer of Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills products and services, what kinds of information we may gather about you when you visit our websites, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, the information. 

This privacy policy applies to the Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills web site and the collection of information by or on behalf of Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills.  Please note that this policy applies only to Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills, and not to other companies’ or organizations’ web sites to which we may link.

The Collection of Personal Information

Personal Information means information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.

Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills will: 

When you visit Essential Crew or Essential Screen Skills, our servers may automatically record information about your visit. The information that we collect is: 

We do this to help us better understand what aspects of our services our users find the most useful and how to develop services for you in the future. This information also helps to ensure any advertising is more relevant to your interests.

Crew Members and Production Companies

If you become a Crew Member, Production Company, Industry Member, School or student user, we collect Personal Information about you in order to provide you with the full benefits. When you first register, we collect information from you directly and also from time to time thereafter if you provide us additional information. The mandatory information we collect includes: 

Once you have logged on, we keep a record of how you use the service. 

Disclosure of Personal Information to third parties 

Your Personal Information will only ever be disclosed to a third party a party if: 

Essential Crew and Essential Screen Skills will not, without your express consent: 

Notification of Changes

If we are going to use your Personal Information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify you via email. You will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in this different manner. 

In addition, if we make any material changes in our privacy practices that do not affect user information already stored in our database, we will post a notice on our web site notifying users of the change. In some cases where we post the notice we will also email users, who have opted to receive communications from us, notifying them of the changes in our privacy practices. 

More Information 

For more information about privacy in general, you can visit the Federal Privacy Commissioner’s website