Privacy Statement

Thank you for visiting the ACP website. The ACP website is designed to make it easier and more efficient for visitors to participate and gain information relating to the Australian Centre for Photography. ACP strives to provide online resources in a safe, secure manner that respects your privacy when you visit our site.

This privacy statement addresses the collection, use, copyrights, disclaimers, and security of information that may be obtained by the ACP through the use of the www.acp.org.au website.

Collection and Use of Online Information

If you visit the ACP website, we may collect some or all of the following information:

  • The name of your domain; for example, "DOMAIN.COM" if you use a private Internet access account
  • An IP address; a number automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
  • The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site, and
  • The pages you visit within our website

This information is collected for statistical analysis using third party or proprietary software programs to create summary statistics. The statistics are used for the purpose of determining what information is of most and least interest to all visitors and identifying system performance or problem areas in order to better plan future website enhancements. E-mail or other information requests sent to the ACP website may be maintained or forwarded to another agency or entity for appropriate action. This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes.

If, during your visit to the ACP website, you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information, we may collect such information. Examples of personally identifiable information may include:

  • Your name, address, or phone number
  • An e-mail address if you are communicating to us through e-mail
  • Information you voluntarily submit to the ACP for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online
  • Other information volunteered, such as vendor profile/contact information, survey information or content of e-mail

In general, please note the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us. Information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies.

Protection of Personal Information

The Australian Centre for Photography is committed to ensuring visitors that their personal information will not be shared, sold, or transferred to any third party without their prior consent, or unless it is required by law. Sensitive information used in transactions, such as social security numbers and personal data is deemed confidential, unless stated as "Public Records".

Cookies

To better serve users, many websites use "cookies" to customise the browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. These files identify you as a unique user and track your movements through the site. This technology allows us to verify your transaction requests and walk you through some of the functions on the website. Cookies created on your computer by using our websites do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security.

Copyright Issues

When using the ACP website, you may encounter documents or other information resources contributed or licensed by private individuals, companies, or organisations that may be protected by Australian or foreign copyright laws. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed in the fair use agreement as defined in the copyright laws requires the written permission of the copyright owners.

ACP Linking Policy

The ACP website may contain hypertext links to external websites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organisations other than the ACP Network. These hypertext links may be created by ACP if it determines that establishing the external link will be consistent with assisting or furthering the purpose of the ACP website, which is to significantly promote public service to visitors by:

  • Expanding visitors access to ACP services and information
  • Extending electronic services to visitors

Hypertext links to external websites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the ACP, at any time without notice.

In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of a linked external website, please contact the organisation responsible for the linked external website. The ACP does not control and is not responsible for any linked external websites, pages, or content.

Contact Information

The Australian Centre for Photography welcomes comments regarding this privacy statement. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the ACP website please contact ACP management.