Your right to Privacy is protected by the National Privacy Principles (“NPP’s”) which are set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (the Act). These principles are designed to regulate how organisations collect, use, disclose and otherwise handle personal information. You can obtain detailed descriptions of the NPPs by visiting the website for the Privacy Commissioner at www.privacy.gov.au.
On 1 April 2007, APSA adopted the NPPs and guidelines established by the Privacy Commissioner.
APSA recognises and respects the importance of your privacy. We understand your concerns about the security of personal information and are committed to protecting and safeguarding your personal information in accordance with the NPPs.
APSA only collects information about you that is necessary for us to meet the objectives of our Charter. The Charter aims of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards are to:
Typically, the information we collect and hold about you may consist of:
From time to time, APSA may wish to carry out a voluntary survey for feedback on our activities. Before undertaking such a survey, APSA will advise you of the purpose of the survey and will offer you the opportunity to decline from participation.
APSA relies on the personal information we hold about you to conduct our business efficiently and in the best interests of achieving our objectives.
We understand that our customers will reasonably expect to receive marketing material from us such as our regular newsletter, E-News, media releases, social media and invitations to functions and events.
When APSA collects personal information about you, we advise that unless you have requested otherwise, we may use that information to provide you with marketing material. That information is collated into our database.
APSA may disclose your information to service providers, agents, contractors and strategic partners from time to time to help us provide and market our services to you. If we do this, we generally require these parties to protect your information in the same way we do.
Please note that APSA:
You may “opt out” of receiving any information from APSA by simply contacting our Privacy Officer (contact details are set out in the Privacy Officer section).
When you visit our website, our service provider may log some information for statistical purposes such as your server address, domain name, date and time of your visit, the pages accessed, documents downloaded, previous site visited and the type of browser used. APSA will not try to identify users or their browsers.
It is not the policy of APSA to use any information gathered by the service provider for distribution of marketing material. APSA will only add your email address to our database if it is appropriate. It will not be automatically added to the database.
Our website uses only session cookies restricted to a search query of the website. Our service provider has assured us that no cookies are employed on this website except for those associated with the search engine. Upon closing your browser, the session cookie set by this website is destroyed and no personal information is maintained which might identify you should you visit this website at a later date.
APSA stores your personal information in different ways, including in paper and in electronic form. The security of your personal information is important to us. APSA take all reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is stored to protect it from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure, including electronic (e.g., passwords and firewalls) and physical security measures.
If you believe that the personal information held by APSA is incorrect, please contact APSA, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to access your personal information or have a query or complaint about our personal information handling practices then please contact our Privacy Officer.
APSA website may contain links to other web sites. APSA is not responsible for the privacy of linked websites and so linked websites are not subject to our privacy policies and procedures.
Our Privacy Officer is our Commercial Manager and can be contacted as follows:
PO Box 7990
BRISBANE QLD 4001 AUSTRALIA
APSA believes that it is every individual’s right to keep his/her personal information private. APSA is committed to protecting and maintaining the privacy, accuracy and security of your personal information.
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