AUSMF is committed to protecting the member’s privacy and personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the National
CONSENT AND COLLECTION
AUSMF will not collect or monitor any personal information about an individual without their consent. The only personal information collected is what is provided voluntarily by a member or prospective member. We will only collect personal information primarily to enable us to provide you with our services. This personal information may include the following: your address and contact details, date of birth, emergency contact details, bank account and/or credit card details and identification details.
USE AND DISCLOSURE
Generally, we collect personal information in order to properly and efficiently carry out one or more of our services to you. We only use personal information for the purpose(s) for which it was given to us and for directly related purposes (unless otherwise required or authorised by or under law); as consented to by you or if a permitted general situation exists.
You have the right to request access to your personal information held by us as well as information regarding our privacy practices. If there is a lawful reason for not providing you with access, we will provide you with a written explanation and will inform you of the mechanism to complain about or refusal at that time.
AUSMF takes reasonable steps to maintain the security of your personal information and to prevent the misuse, interference, loss, modification and unauthorised access to or disclosure of your personal information. We also ensure, where possible that third parties have the same information security measures in place.
While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee or warrant its complete security. No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed 100% secure. There are inherent risks associated with the transmission of information over the internet, including via email. You should be aware of this when sending personal information to us via email or via our website or social media platforms. If this is of concern to you then you may use other methods of communications with us, such as post, fax or telephone (although these have risks associated with them).
We only record your email address when you send a message to us or subscribe to one of our mailing lists. Any personal information, including email addresses, will only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was provided.
If you have a complaint or concern about the way in which your privacy is handled by us, you may direct this to the Privacy Contact Officer via email to [email protected]. We will respond by email within five (5) working days confirming receipt of your complaint. We will then proactively investigate your complaint and provide you with our response within a reasonable timeframe. If a resolution cannot be reached, you may the take your complaint to the Office of Australian Information Commissioner (www.oaic.gov.au).
If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to our processing please contact us
Whether online or through our customer service team we may collect details provided by you on registration or enquiry together with information we learn about you from your use of our service and your visits to our web site and facilities. We may also collect information about the transactions you undertake including details of any payment cards used. Also, we may collect additional information in connection with your participation in any promotions or competitions offered by us and information you provide when giving us feedback or completing profile forms. We also monitor customer traffic patterns and site use which enables us to improve the service we provide.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION AND YOUR PREFERENCES
We may use your information to provide and personalise our service. We may also use your contact details to communicate with you. We may use your information to send you offers and news about our new products and services which we think may be of interest to you. We may contact you by post, email, telephone or fax for these purposes. If you wish to be removed from this service please contact us.
We like to hear your views to help us improve our service. From time to time, we may contact you by post, email, telephone or fax to ask your opinions. Please note that there may be instances where it may be necessary for us to communicate with you, in any event, for administrative or operational reasons relating to our service.
DISCLOSURES OF YOUR INFORMATION
Your information may be used by AUSMF. We will never pass your personal data to anyone else, except for any successors in title to our business. We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individual customers are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes. We do not release any of your information to 3rd parties for marketing purposes.
OTHER WEB SITES
You have a right to access the personal data that is held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information AUSMF holds about you, please get in touch.