The Australian Indigenous Psychologists Association (AIPA) is committed to protecting the privacy of members. AIPA is presently supported and administered under the auspices of the Australian Psychological Society Limited (APS). Any personal information collected by AIPA may be shared with staff of the APS for the purpose of providing services to members of AIPA. Personal Information will not be shared with third parties without prior consent.
Personal information held by AIPA and APS may include:
For members or applicants for membership, the personal information held by AIPA and APS may also include:
AIPA collects personal information directly from the public via correspondence and phone calls. In addition, AIPA collects personal information from members and applicants for membership via membership application forms.
Your personal information may be used in order to:
For the purpose of providing, administering, managing or developing services, AIPA and APS may at times disclose your personal information to organisations external to AIPA and APS. These organisations include:
Information disclosed to external organisations as described above is done on a limited basis and with the agreement from those service providers that they will maintain security of that information and not use the personal information for any other purpose.
AIPA strives to keep accurate records of the personal information collected. Accuracy depends on the information provided to AIPA. Individuals may enquire about the personal information held about them and check the accuracy of that information by contacting the Privacy Officer of the APS.
Individuals have a right to access personal information held by AIPA and APS, subject to the exceptions listed in National Privacy Principle 6. Individuals may contact the Privacy Officer of the APS. A request will need to be put in writing for security and recording purposes.
AIPA and APS policy is to provide a summary of the personal information held, rather than copies of individual documents. AIPA and APS do not provide direct access to evaluative information generated within the organisation in connection with commercially sensitive decision-making processes.
In the event that copies of individual documents are requested and AIPA and APS agree to meet that request, the fee for provision of documents via post, fax or email is $1.00 per page, payable prior to delivery.
If you have any questions in relation to the privacy of your personal information, please call APS Monday - Friday between 8.45am - 5.15pm EST on (03) 8662 3300 from Melbourne, or 1800 333 497 from elsewhere.
Alternatively you can write to the Privacy Officer, The Australian Psychological Society Ltd, PO Box 38, Flinders Lane, Victoria, 8009, or email email@example.com.
Australian Psychological Society Ltd, April 2010. ABN 23 000 543 788