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Our privacy policy is changing

Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, 27th July 2021
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We are making changes to our Privacy Policy to ensure it keeps pace with the way we operate as the peak body for the community radio broadcasting sector.

This includes the way we interact with you, the way we store personal information about you, the way we might use that information, and the ways and reasons we might share it.

You can find our updated Privacy Policy on Our Policies page.

Why have we made changes to our privacy policy?

We’ve updated our policy to keep pace with the way we operate in these changing times and with the uptake of information and communication technology.

We’ve improved it to cover all the reasons that we might collect personal information, including via applications for employment, corresponding with you via phone and email, and visits to our office.  

It’s been updated to reflect now we primarily store information now - electronically - including in the cloud.

It also informs you about the way we secure information, including by providing permission only to limited persons to access your information in the course of doing our work (i.e. to our employees and agents) and requiring password authentication when accessing that information.

It also lets you know that we provide permission from time to time to our partners (or ‘agents’) to access personal information about you, as they help us perform our ordinary work/business functions.

From time to time, we may also use your contact information (that you have provided to us when you’ve been in contact with us), to inform you about the services we offer.   

What has changed?

We have included new provisions in our updated privacy policy that acknowledge the ways we may collect information, store information, use information and share personal information about you, as we conduct our work, in light of the reasons provided above. This includes the fact that we use email and electronic surveys to communicate with you, and obtain your views about matters that are important to you.

We have also updated the ways that you can tell us about your preferences for the way we communicate with you. This includes being clearer about the way you can elect not to be contacted via our emailing lists, which are used to inform our subscribers, members and stakeholders about our activities and the services we offer.

What hasn’t changed?

We remain committed to the safe storage of your personal information. Your trust in this regard is important to us.

We remain committed to being open and transparent in the ways that we communicate with you about the use, storage and sharing of your personal information.

We remain committed to informing you when terms and conditions change so that you can make informed decisions at the time you choose to share your personal information with us.

We remain open to listening to any concerns you may have about these changes to our privacy policy or the storage, use and sharing of personal information about you, generally.  

Questions or comments

You can find our updated Privacy Policy on Our Policies page.

If you have any questions or comments about our updated Privacy Policy, please contact us on 9310 2999 or send us an email.   

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