Privacy Policy

Varuna and the Blue Mountains Writers’ Festival is committed to protecting your privacy. We are bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act), as well as other applicable laws protecting privacy.

We collect the personal information we need to produce our programs, conduct related activities and operations, involve the community in our programs, and seek support for our festival.

When you purchase a ticket, your information may be used to facilitate payment, provide you with your ticket, notify you in case of changes in date or time of an event, send out information about upcoming festival events and also for marketing and other research purposes.

In aggregated form (that is, without identifying details) ticketing information may be shared with our funding bodies.

If you have purchased tickets from us, we may, with your permission, use your information to email you material about our programs.

If at any time you do not want us to use your personal information to send you any further information, you can always let us know by emailing