Our commitment in respect of personal information is to abide by the National Privacy Principles for the protection of personal information, as set out in the Privacy Act and any other relevant law.
MFAA is committed to supporting 'The National Privacy Principles for the Fair Handling of Personal Information' which set clear standards for the collection, access, storage and use of personal information which we obtain as part of our operations.
Our respect for our customers' right to privacy of their personal information is paramount. We have put in place policies and procedures to ensure that all personal information, no matter how or where it is obtained, is handled sensitively, securely, and in accordance with the National Privacy Principles.
When we refer to 'personal information' we mean information from which your identity is apparent. This information may include information or an opinion about you, from which your identity can reasonably be ascertained.
Privacy law requires us to notify you that we are collecting your personal information where it is reasonable and practical for us to do so. To use the 'send to a friend' functionality on the site you are required to provide personal information however, this information is not stored.
MFAA provides information via our various web sites. When you visit our sites, our web servers record anonymous information such as the time, date and URL of the request. This information assists us to improve the structure of our web sites and monitor their performance.
MFAA also collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. IP addresses are assigned to computers on the internet to uniquely identify them within the global network. MFAA collects and manages IP addresses as part of the service of providing internet session management and for security purposes.
MFAA may also use third parties to analyse usage statistics on our websites. Such analysis is performed using data collected from our websites. No personally identifiable information is collected by such third parties from our web sites.
More information about Privacy law and the National Privacy Principles is available from the Federal Privacy Commissioner.