Your Privacy

Privacy Policy

1. General Policy

This privacy policy relates to all personal information collected, held, used and disclosed by or on behalf of the Copyright Society of Australia (CSA). It covers all of our activities, including our operation of the website at (Website).

The CSA take our privacy obligations seriously and are committed to ensuring that we handle personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act). Under the Act, “personal information” is information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable, whether the information or opinion is true or not, and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.

2. Collection of your personal information

The CSA collects and holds personal information when individuals or organisations apply for membership, subscribe to the Copyright Reporter or register for a CSA events. The information collected includes name, contact details (including address, email address and phone number) and the amount and method of payment.

The CSA will collect personal information directly from you unless it is not reasonable or practicable to do so. The CSA may solicit personal information through our Website, in documents or during communications with our members and others.

3. Use and disclosure of your personal information

The CSA may use and disclose your personal information for the purposes for which it has been collected, or for any other purposes to which you have consented. The CSA may, from time to time, send to you marketing material that The CSA consider will be useful to you, or other material about our activities. The CSA will only do this if we collected the information from you and you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the information for that purpose, or if you have consented to receiving such communications. Generally, we will first obtain your consent. If you do not wish to receive this information, you can let us know and we will stop sending it to you within a reasonable period of time.

4. Security of your personal information

Once collected, The CSA hold personal information in a number of different formats, including (but not limited to) software programs (located both onsite and offsite, including in the cloud), databases, filing systems and in offsite backup storage. The CSA take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, unauthorised access, modification, disclosure, interference or other misuse.

5. Access to your personal information

At any time, you may request access to personal information about you that the CSA hold by contacting

6. Correction of your personal information

You can notify the CSA if there are any changes to your personal information by contacting

7. Choice/Opt-out

You can notify the CSA to remove your personal information from our database, and not receive future communications by contacting

8. Dealing with complaints

If you have a complaint about the CSA’s privacy statement, practices or activities, you should contact

9. Changes to this Policy

The CSA may amend this policy from time to time, and the amended policy will be published on the Website. Any changes will be effective as of the date they are posted on this page.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact