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Our Privacy Policy

How we collect and use your information is governed by this Privacy Notice

We are the Data Controller in respect of your personal data.

Our full name: Whitfords Volunteer Sea Rescue t/a Marine Rescue Whitfords

Our contact details: Po Box 337 Hillarys WA 6923

ABN 87201171108

Physical Address: 1 Boat Harbour Quays Ocean Reef WA 6027


email address:

We collect the following information from you through your use of the Marine Rescue Whitfords Website as a “radio network subscriber”

Information you give us during the process:

  • Your Name and Address

  • Your email address.

  • Your Mobile Phone Number and/pr Home and Work Phone Numbers

  • Your Home address

  • Emergency Contact(s) Name and Phone numbers

  • Your Vessel Registration (Department of Transport Number)

  • Your Trailer Registration Number

  • Other information pertaining to the details of your vessel, not limited to but including vessel size, weight, identifiable information such as colour, communication equipment etc.


By applying and joining our Radio Network you allow us to collect this information.

We are collecting your data for the following purpose(s):


We collect and use your data when you Log on / off with Marine Rescue Whitfords, either via Radio Communications or via telephone. In the event that you are overdue in arriving at your destination, Marine Rescue Whitfords will use your data to initiate a Search and Rescue Activity.


This information will be shared with the Western Australian Hazard Management Authority (Western Australian Water Police) if you become overdue at your intended location, of which the Water Police may initiate a Search and Rescue Incident.

The sole basis of collecting your information / data is to ensure your safety on the water.

The recipients of your personal data should you become overdue and a search and rescue (SAR) is initiated may be :

  1. The Western Australian Police Force

  2. WA Department of Transport

  3. Australian Maritime Authority

  4. Department of Fire and Emergency Services

  5. Other Volunteer Marine Rescue Groups

  6. Surf Life Saving WA

  7. State Emergency Service

  8. Any other relevant search and rescue agencies


The Western Australian Police Force will decide which information will be disseminated to the required agencies dependant on the Search and Rescue Activity.

Your personal data will be stored for no more than 7 years. We may also retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate purposes.

You may review, update, correct or delete your personal information by at


Your provision of personal data to us is not a contractual or legal requirement.

We may change this Policy from time to time for any reason. If we make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date above and post the new Policy here. You should consult this Policy regularly for any changes.

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