Personal Identifiable Information (PII)
You provide personal information to us so that we can provide goods and services to you – if you do not provide sufficient information we may not be able to provide same. For example, if you do not provide all the information we request for membership (i.e. proof of ID, qualifications, references, etc) we may not be able to ratify your membership.
If you buy products or services from us we may collect your name, email address, physical address, name of business, credit card information, phone number & other information listed, which may vary from time to time.
Our website may use online forms. The information you enter into these online forms may contain your personal details.
The AHHCA Facebook Group is a public forum. Once your request to join the group has been accepted by the administrator whatever details you choose to share in the group are your responsibility and the AHHCA bears no laibility for the privacy of that information.
By subscribing to our Newsletter via the website you agree to us storing contact details so that we can send you newsletters.
Membership in the Association includes the tacit understanding that you will be subscribed to the newsletter.
There will be an Unsubscribe link in all newsletters – clicking this link and following any prompts will ensure that your contact information will be removed from our list of subscribers and you will no longer be sent any newsletters.
What do we do with your information?
We do use your information to provide goods and services to you as requested.
When we communicate with you we will use the email entered on our website or on you application form if you are a member. You can change your contact preferences at any time by sending an email to email@example.com
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your PII to third parties for marketing purposes.
We may be legally required to disclose your PII if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our legal terms (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties, including you and or other users or members; or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights personal/real property or personal safety of our association, members, employee, volunteers and affiliates.
We retain information that we collect from you only for as long as we need it for legal business or tax purposes. Your information may be retained in electronic form, paper form or a combination of both. When your information is no longer needed, we will destroy, delete or erase it.
As a member you have the right to determine what information we display on our website. You may request a change to your details or revoke the consent to use your information on our website at any time by contacting us via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Party Information
If any posting you make on our website or FB page contain information about third parties you must make sure you have permission to include that information in your posting. While we are not legally liable for the actions of our users we will remove any postings that are notified that violate the privacy rights of others.
You acknowledge that your use and access to linked websites are solely at your own risk. It is your responsibility to check the privacy policies of these websites to see how they treat your PII.
The AHHCA includes a data protection agreement in all contracts with third parties who may have access to your data (employees, accountant, auditors, web host, etc).
Even though our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of thirteen (child) we realise that a child under the age of thirteen may attempt to access our website. We do not knowingly collect PII from children under the age of thirteen.
Credit Card Information
You may have to provide credit card information to buy products or services from our website. We use a third party billing services like PayPal and have no control over these services. You understand and agree that we are in no way responsible for any misuse of your credit card number.
We do not retain any credit card information on file.
Notifiable Data Breaches
Due to The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 it is mandatory for the AHHCA to report certain data breaches related to lost or stolen client information. In such cases we are obligated to notify affected individuals AND the Australian Information Commissioner of certain data breaches involving personal information.
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