SOPAA deals with information privacy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the National Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act. SOPAA also complies with the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) which imposes restrictions on sending emails.
SOPAA and its Service Providers hereby agree to protect your personal information according to the National Privacy Principles. Any enquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information Collection and Use
In order to facilitate the collection of information necessary for our service, we collect user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications. We also may collect other profile data, including but not limited to: gender, age, education, occupation and professional interests in order to assist us in better meeting your needs.
SOPAA will only use the personal information for the purpose for which you provided it. We will not use it for any other purpose without your consent.
We may also use a Member’s email address and/or mobile number, to send updates, marketing or news regarding the service. Users may choose not to receive emails/SMS by simply cancelling Membership or unsubscribing from a particular item.
We may transfer personal information to certain partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), we won’t know who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply. Our cookies can’t read unrelated data from your computer.
Use of Anonymous Information
SOPAA automatically gathers anonymous information to monitor the use of the website, for example the numbers and frequency of visitors to the website and pages within the website. We only use such data in the aggregate. This collective data helps us determine how much our audience use parts of the site, so we can improve the website to assure that it is as appealing as we can make it for as many users as possible. SOPAA or their Service Provider may publish or provide this aggregate data to other people.
Member accounts are secured by Member-created passwords. We take precautions and use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol to ensure that Member account information is kept private. We use advanced measures to protect Member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to Member information to personnel who need access to perform their role functions, such as our member support personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of Member account information. Unauthorised entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of Member information at any time.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information