Privacy Policy

Australian Acupuncture Forum ( is committed to the protection of any personal information provided by you to has developed this privacy statement ('Privacy Policy') in line with the 'National Principles for the Fair Handling of Personal Information' developed by the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner.

The Privacy Policy applies to the collection, storage, use and dissemination by of your personal information ('Personal Information').

Access to the Works contained in the Site is conditional upon your approval of the Privacy Policy which forms part of the website Terms of use.

The Privacy Policy contains the following key elements:

* Collection of Personal Information;
* Storage and Security of Personal Information;
* Use and Disclosure of Personal Information;
* Access to Personal Information;
* Children's Privacy;
* Disclaimer; and
* Contact

If you use the Site, you consent to the collection and use of Personal Information in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy.

We may amend the Privacy Policy from time to time wherever required. Please review the Privacy Policy regularly when using the Site to ensure that you are aware of any amendments. Your continued use of the Site is confirmation of your acceptance of any amendments. Any amendments made to the Privacy Policy may not always be retrospectively applied to the date of collection of Personal Information or affect our continued use of Personal Information.
Collection of personal information

Personal Information is collected to assist with continually improving the Material where possible and so as to enhance your use of the Site.

Some of the Personal Information collected will not personally identify you, but instead evaluate your use of the Site by utilising "Cookies". Cookies are commonly used by web sites and are a feature placed in your web browser to recognise and identify the computer used to access a web site. The Cookie does not contain any information that personally identifies you and we do not use Cookies in order to obtain such information. It is possible for you to configure your browser to reject the receipt of Cookies if you wish however the shopping section of the Site will not function. will collect information that does personally identify you where required (this may include your name, email address, gender, hobbies, interests and age). collects this information to carry out the functions offered on the different areas of the Site that you choose to access.

Storage and security of personal information will use its reasonable endeavours to maintain the security of Personal Information. requires staff and service providers to respect the confidentiality of Personal Information. However, due to the nature of the Internet, cannot guarantee that Personal Information will always be secure, either during its transmission to or from unauthorised access during storage.

To assist with protecting all Personal Information, we request that you contact immediately if you become aware, or have reason to believe of, any unauthorised use of Personal Information.

Use and disclosure of personal information will not provide Personal Information to any third party unless you have provided your express permission for to do so. will not disclose information that personally identifies you to advertisers. may, in some circumstances, disclose aggregate information to advertisers that does not personally identify you, but allows advertisers to evaluate the number of users that have seen or linked to their advertisements on the Site. This provision of information to advertisers assists with both improving the Site and ensuring that it remains free. will, if you so request, from time to time send you advertising material and special offers. Such material will not be sent unless you request us to do so.

Access to personal information will use its reasonable endeavours to keep Personal Information current and accurate. encourages you to correct any Personal Information that is inaccurate. You may contact to examine, amend or delete Personal Information. will use reasonable endeavours to provide, amend or delete Personal Information within fourteen (14) days of receipt of your enquiry. If applicable, any legal requirement on to maintain certain records will prevail over any of your requests.

Children's privacy requests that all legal guardians of a Child or Children, consent to their Child's or Children's use of the Site and explain the Privacy Policy to them.

Disclaimer will only collect, use or disclose Personal Information in compliance with the Privacy Policy. However, any requirement by law or to protect the rights or property of or any third party, or to avoid injury to any person will supercede the terms of the Privacy Policy, if applicable.


If you have any queries regarding the Privacy Policy or would like to examine, amend or delete any of the Personal Information, please contact by clicking here.