This policy was last modified on 8/04/2021
This Privacy Statement is made on behalf of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Inc. (the Academy) and all references to ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ in this statement are references to the Academy. Protecting your information is important
The Academy understands the importance you attach to information that identifies you (your ‘personal information’) and has designed this website and related business processes to help you protect it. We want you to be able to deal with us in full confidence that your personal information will only be dealt with by us in the ways we have described to you and that it will be held securely.
This Privacy Statement tells you how we collect information when you visit this site, what we do with that information and how you can gain access to personal information held by us.
Collection of Information through the Website
The Academy collects information about you each time you come to any part of the Seriously Social website. We also collect information regarding the last site you visited before coming to the Seriously Social website. This information is collected for statistical analysis to continually improve the Academy’s services and website and no attempt is made by the Academy to identify the user. This information is also used in conjunction with the Google AdWords Display Network, where previous website visitors may be served ads from the Academy on other sites they are visiting such as news sites or YouTube.
What information we collect about you and what we do with it
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
· To personalise your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual interests)· To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
· To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
· To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
· To send periodic emails
· To advertise our services and products to you through the Google Ads Display network and/or the Facebook Ads network. This may be facilitated using a Pixel (or related tool provided by the network) to anonymously connect our website to their platform, or via providing the network with an encrypted identifier.
The email address you provide may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your enquiry, in addition to receiving occasional news, updates or service information, etc. If you subscribe to receive updates from us, your email address may be used to provide relevant advertising to you.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
When you send a message to the Academy
If you submit information to us either using an electronic form or application or by sending an email, we collect that information and use it for the purposes that you have provided it. For example, if you send us an email requesting information on one of our activities, we will use the information to respond to your enquiry. Your details will not be added to a general mailing list, or used to advertise to you, without your prior consent.
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Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Access to Your Personal Information
You may request details of the personal information that the Academy holds about you, by writing or contacting us at any time. The Academy will not deny you access to any personal information following a request for access without providing you with a reason for such a denial. We rely on the accuracy of the information you provide to us. If you think that we hold information about you that is incorrect in any way, or out of date, or you simply want to notify us of something new, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org indicating that your information is incorrect.
Updating your Personal Information
If you are aware that any of your personal information is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date following a request for access, or because your circumstances have changed, please inform the Academy so that we can update your records.
The Academy will not refuse to make a correction without providing you with a reason for the refusal. If we refuse to make a correction, reasonable steps will be taken to place a statement from you claiming that the disputed information in your opinion is not accurate with the disputed information.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Changes to our Privacy Statement
This information relates to our current privacy standards. We may vary our privacy standards from time to time. We will notify you of these changes by publishing them on this website – we will not separately notify you of these changes.
If you have any comments or suggestions regarding our website or this privacy statement please contact us at email@example.com.
If you have any privacy or security concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Inc.
26 Balmain Cres Acton ACT 2612