APRA recognises that privacy is important and that individuals have a right to access their personal information held by APRA. APRA acknowledges that providing personal information is an act of trust and APRA takes that seriously.
APRA is committed to protecting personal information. APRA is also committed to complying with the Australian Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) (and state and territory equivalents.)
This policy is created in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles and is binding on APRA and its related bodies corporate in the APRA group.
APRA may from time to time collect information from you in relation to APRA activities. This information may include but not be limited to personal information such as your:
APRA will not collect personal information unless the information is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, one or more of APRA’ functions or activities. APRA will also only collect personal information by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way.
APRA may directly collect your personal data through various means, including but not limited to the following:
In addition, APRA may also collect personal data indirectly about you through your use of APRA’ services and from other third parties. Such means may include but are not limited to:
The primary purpose for which APRA collects information about you is to enable APRA to perform its activities and functions and to provide the best possible quality of service to you.
To this extent, APRA collects, holds, uses and discloses your personal information for purposes which may include but are not limited to the following:
In order to achieve these purposes, APRA may disclose your personal information to third parties as permitted by law. Such third parties may include but not be limited to the following:
You can always decide to not provide some or any personal information requested by APRA. If you decline to provide any personal information requested:
APRA will take reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. APRA will also take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information that it no longer requires.
If you suspect any misuse or loss of, or unauthorised access to, your personal information, please let APRA know immediately.
APRA may send you marketing communications and information about APRA activities, products and services that APRA considers may be of interest to you. These communications may be sent in various forms, including mail, SMS or email, in accordance with applicable laws. If you indicate a preference for a method of communication, APRA will endeavour to use that method whenever practical to do so.
APRA will endeavour to provide you with an option to opt out of receiving further marketing and promotional materials from APRA where you disclose personal information to APRA. In addition, you may at any time contact APRA to request that any further promotional or marketing information is not sent directly to you.
Please contact APRA if you receive communications from APRA that you believe have been sent to you other than in accordance with this policy, or in breach of any law.
You may request access to any personal information APRA holds about you at any time by contacting APRA (details below). Where APRA holds information that you are entitled to access, APRA will try to provide you with suitable means of accessing it (for example, by mailing or emailing it to you.
APRA will not charge for simply making a request and will not charge for making any corrections to your personal information or for any reasonable costs incurred by APRA in delivering that information to you in Australia. APRA may charge you for compiling, copying and providing to you any information you request where APRA considers that the time and cost involved is unreasonable or excessive.
If you make an access request, APRA may ask you to verify your identity. There may be instances where APRA cannot grant you access to the personal information held by APRA. APRA will notify you in writing of the reason for hot giving you that information.
If you believe that personal information APRA holds about you is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate, then you may request APRA to amend it. APRA will consider if the information requires amendment. If APRA does not agree that there are grounds for amendment, then APRA will add a note to the personal information stating that you disagree with it.
APRA requests that you keep your information as current as possible so that APRA may continue to improve our service to you.
APRA deals with others in countries outside of Australia. APRA may disclose personal information to others located overseas for some of the purposes listed in this policy. APRA take reasonable steps to ensure that the overseas recipients of your personal information do not breach the privacy obligations relating to your personal information.
APRA may disclose your personal information to others located outside of Australia. Some of those entities include the following:
Any complaints in relation to the collection, use, disclosure, quality, security and access of your personal information or a breach of this policy, the Privacy Act or the Australian Privacy Principles by APRA may be made to APRA Privacy Officer, who may be contacted as follows:
Privacy Officer – Australian Pulsar Racing Association Limited