The Australian Music Examinations Board [www.amebexams.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.
AMEB is committed to complying with the Australian Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
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 an Australian Music Examinations Board office located in your state (AMEB State Office) for the AMEB online examinations (AMEB Online Examination) will be retained by AMEB as well as the AMEB State Office. We collect this information directly from You and we will limit the personal information we collect to that which is necessary for our functions and activities.
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.
We store Your personal information securely, and our staff are required to ensure that Your personal information is not misplaced or misused, and that unauthorised access to, or modification or disclosure of, Your personal information does not occur.
We will endeavour to destroy Your personal information as soon as it is no longer required by us (and this is permitted by law).
4. How do we share your personal information with others?
Any information collected by AMEB will be treated as confidential. We will generally only use or disclose Your personal information for the purpose for which we collected it and for related purposes we consider will be within Your reasonable expectations. For example:
Like many businesses, AMEB uses a range of service providers (including overseas entities) 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.
5. 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 email@example.com. We may require You to pay a fee in order to access Your personal information held by us. We will advise You of the amount of the fee payable (if any) once we have assessed Your application for access.
If You lodge a request for access, we may provide You with access to Your personal information in any of a number of ways (including, for example, supplying You with a copy of Your personal information, or providing You with the opportunity to view Your personal information).
If You establish that any personal information we hold about You is not accurate, complete and up-to-date, to our reasonable satisfaction, we will amend our records accordingly.
Please notify us if your personal details change so that we may keep our records up-to-date.
6. Our Web Site Privacy Practices
7. 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. Email and message forms
We may collect personal information from You (such as your name, address, telephone number and email address, and any other personal information You volunteer) if You send us an email or if You submit information to us using a message or feedback form. We will use this personal information to contact You to respond to Your message, to send you information that You request, and for other related purposes we consider are within Your reasonable expectations. We will not use or disclose any such information for any other purpose without Your consent.
9. Links to other sites
10. 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
21 Victoria Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
Last revised: 11 March 2018
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