The Australian Photographic Judges Association (APJA) is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APP’s) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (C’wealth) (the Privacy Act). The APP’s govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information. A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Your Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be obtained in many ways including applications, seminar registrations, correspondence, by telephone, by email, via our website https://apja.org.au/, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third parties. We do not guarantee website links of non-authorised third parties.
Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse, loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. This information may be stored on the APJA website platform and also in APJA membership records stored securely by the APJA Committee.
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, the APJA will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is, or will be, stored in client files which will be kept by the APJA for a minimum of seven years.
Access to your Personal Information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information which cannot be updated by yourself online, please contact the Secretary, APJA
In order to protect your Personal Information, where applicable, we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.
Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information
It is important to the APJA that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, and this cannot be updated by yourself online, please advise us at