Information provided to ACAM by members and other individuals is used exclusively for the conduct of ACAM activities and is not intentionally released to third parties, excluding entities with a specific, legal right to access that information, at any time or under any circumstances.
ACAM will not sell, trade or transfer your information to outside parties.
ACAM holds personal information for the purposes of:
The personal information ACAM collects from you generally includes your name, address, telephone number(s), email address(es), academic qualifications, employment details and information required to process your membership, and for order processing and to facilitate payment.
All payments made using on-line facilities provided by ACAM are processed using a secure, external website. ACAM does not handle, collect, or store any of the financial or credit card details of persons making payments through the website and hence takes no responsibility for the security of that information.
ACAM collects your personal information through a range of sources including the membership application you fill in to join ACAM, any subsequent information you provide to keep your information current after joining ACAM, as well as information you provide at any ACAM related events, locations and functions.
ACAM may use your personal information for a range of purposes including:
We will also send you electronic messages to inform you about upcoming events, products, and services. All electronic messages will identify ACAM. You may unsubscribe from email communication for these purposes at any time via the unsubscribe link or member portal.
ACAM will not sell, trade or transfer your information to outside parties without your consent.
We take reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is protected from risks such as loss, unauthorised access or use, destruction, modification or disclosure. ACAM only permits its authorised personnel and authorised contractors to access your personal information.
Sometimes we may need to provide your personal information to our accountants, auditors or lawyers.
We strive to limit the information we give these organisations to what they need to perform their services for us or provide products or services to you. We also enter into contracts with these organisations that require them to meet the privacy standards we set for ourselves in protecting your personal information and to comply with the Privacy Act use the personal information only for the specific service we ask them to perform or the product or service that we ask them to provide, and for no other purpose.
ACAM Full members and Fellows are available publicly through the college’s web site for the sole purpose of promoting ACAM membership. Full members and Fellows can choose not to show their details on the website via the member portal.
The security of your personal details on the ACAM website will depend on both your actions and ours. When you use the website, we require you to take specific measures to protect against unauthorised access. They include, but are not limited to:
ACAM’s web site and membership database are stored on secure computer servers located in Australia. Email contact information used for the distribution of newsletters and other information is stored on secure computer servers in the United States of America.