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AFPS Constitution-Rev 3-01 Jun 2024.pdf

AFPS Privacy Details

Email: contact the Executive Officer.

Phone: 0417 949 269

Privacy Statement

The Australian Fluid Power Society Inc.(AFPS) respects your privacy. We also strive protect the confidentiality of any personal information you may give us. We'd like you to know (a) the circumstances under which we collect information, (b) the kind of information we collect, and (c) how we may use that information. We will let you know specifically before we collect any of your personal information (details that can identify you as an individual, such as your name or address). We will explain what information is being collected and how it will be used. You have the right to decline to have this information collected or transferred. We will only collect personal information you choose to provide to us. We do not use techniques that collect personal information about you without your knowledge. You may provide us with information on-line, in a telephone conversation, or through a completed printed form. The information you provide will be securely stored either on a computer or as part of a hard-copy filing system.

On the Internet

From time to time we may offer seminars and accept registration via the Internet. In that case, we will collect only such information as is required to ensure that your confirmation is sent to you at the address of your choosing. We will ask you for your name, mailing address, phone number and email address only; Internet payments are conducted through a secure site operated by "PayPal"

As part of the registration process, we may ask you if you want to receive information about other seminars. You would be free to opt in or out. If you opted in, we would maintain your contact information in a database solely used for that purpose. This database would not be shared, given, sold or rented to any other party under any circumstances. It would reside on the AFPS computer system and may only be accessed by the Executive Officer or appointed members of the Executive Committee.

In future, we may, as mentioned above, offer seminars and take registration by phone, mail or in person. Registration information would include name, address, telephone number and email address. Such data would be collected only by our Executive Officer would be used only to facilitate event registration and administration. No data collected would be sold, rented, or given to third parties.

How We Use Non-Personal Information

The domain management company for the AFPS website may automatically record some general information about your visit, such as:

The Internet Domain for your Internet Service Provider, such as 'company.com.au' or 'service.org' and the IP address of the computer accessing the website, such as 'ppp-77' or '678.123.980.438';

The type of browser (such as 'Google version x' or ' MS Edge version x') you are using;

The type of operating system you are using (such as Apple, Unix, or Windows);

The date and time you visit our site and the web pages that you visit on our site, along with the address of the previous website you were visiting, if you linked to us from another website.

We use this information for statistical analysis, to help us make our site more useful to visitors. We may disclose this non-personal information to third parties such as sponsors or clients and/or use it for auditing purposes. This tracking system does not record personal information about individuals or link this information to any personal data collected.

We may use 'cookies' that identify you as a return visitor. A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store the cookie on your hard drive. So, when you come back to visit us again, we can tailor information to suit your individual preferences. The goal is to save you time and provide you with a more meaningful visit and to measure website activity. Cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. Browsers such as Netscape allow you to disable cookie collection if you wish or inform you when a cookie is being stored on your hard drive.

Currency of data collected

AFPS may contact you requesting updates of data. This will normally be by regular mail or an e-mail directing you to the appropriate website. We do not use third parties to collect this data on our behalf, and you will never be directed to a third-party website for this purpose. If you receive any communication the authenticity of which is doubtful, please contact AFPS immediately.

Privacy Officer

AFPS has an Executive Officer who may be contacted for any concerns, clarifications or possible abuse of the privacy policy. Please direct your communications to the Executive Officer contact details above. 

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