The Australian Music Examinations Board [www.ameb.edu.au] web site (Web Site) is owned and operated by Australian Music Examinations Board Limited ACN 102 374 587 (AMEB). AMEB is committed to protecting the information and privacy of persons accessing this Web Site (You or Your).
As a user of this Web Site, You are interested in how information collected about You by the Web Site is handled.
The Privacy Practices of AMEB
1. What is personal information and why do we collect it? 'Personal information' means information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.
We collect and use personal information to:
2. How do we collect personal information?
Any registration information you provide to AMEB for the online courses (AMEB Online Course) will be retained by AMEB.
AMEB may also collect information about Your use of the Web Site such as what pages You visit and the Internet address You have come from.
Any further collection of Your personal information than that explained here will only occur with Your consent.
3. How do we share your personal information with others?
Any information collected by AMEB will be treated as confidential. We may use Your personal information in providing You with information or services You request, and in tailoring Your experience of our site to Your interests. With Your consent, we will send You updates on new features, products and content that we think You are likely to be interested in.
AMEB may also use pooled information obtained from all AMEB visitors to understand our users' interests and improve our services. These reports may be shared with the partners and sponsors of AMEB but they will not disclose personally identifiable information.
We may use your personal information for any marketing and survey purpose to send information to You about additional goods or services that may be of interest to You. In addition, we may disclose your personal information to third party agents and independent contractors to help us conduct our marketing and survey efforts including but not limited to direct marketing.
Like many businesses, AMEB uses a range of service providers to help us maximise the quality and efficiency of our services and our business operations. This means that individuals and organisations outside of AMEB, such as web hosting services, will sometimes have access to personal information held by AMEB and may use it on behalf of AMEB. We require our service providers to adhere to strict privacy guidelines and not to keep this information or use it for any unauthorised purposes.
4. How Can You Update Your Personal Information?
AMEB will try to ensure that your personal information is kept up to date, complete and as accurate as possible and may from time to time contact you to update your details.
If at any time You want to know exactly what personal information we hold about You, You are welcome to access Your record by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will, except in special circumstances, make our file of Your personal information available to You.
5. Our Web Site Privacy Practices
6. Automatic Server Logs
Our Web Site server automatically collects various items of information when You use our Web Site, including:
Although, in some circumstances, it may be possible to identify You from this information, we do not attempt to do so, and only use this information for statistical analysis, system administration, and similar related purposes. This information is not disclosed to any other party.
8. Links to other sites
9. Storage and security
AMEB will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to ensure Your personal information is kept secure, accurate and up-to-date. Your information is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. So, while AMEB make use of available technology, such as encryption software, to protect Your personal information, AMEB cannot give an absolute assurance that the information You provide to AMEB will be secure at all times. You accordingly do so at Your own risk and AMEB will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to Your personal information.
Australian Music Examinations Board
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Melbourne Vic 3000
Last revised: 1 January 2012
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