Australian Proprietors Alliance Incorporated
Privacy, Security Policy
Effective 2020

Privacy Policy Statement

This is the web site of the Australian Proprietors Alliance Incorporated (“APA”). To demonstrate APA’s commitment to its members’ and visitors’ (“Users”) privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices. If Users have questions or concerns about this statement, they should contact us at the address printed below or e-mail us at APA.ASN.AU@gmail.com. This privacy statement covers only information that is collected from the APA website (“Web Site”).

Information Use

Australian Proprietors Alliance Incorporated is a non-profit, member-supported organization founded in 2018, is committed to create a strong alliance and synergy amongst investors, property owners, business owners and entrepreneurs, promote fair business practice, and advance the society as a whole.


APA only collects personally identifiable information that is necessary to
• Process member applications;
• Answer questions posed by Users through “Contact” forms;
• Obtain customer information for merchant credit card processing; and
• Press online registration (when offered) for events.

APA uses Paypal and Stripe Payment Gateway Service Systems to process Users’ dues and event payments. Users will be required to disclose personally identifiable information, including credit card numbers, to Paypal and Stripe Payment Gateway Service Systems for completing the online payment process. APA may obtain personally identifiable information from Paypal and Stripe Payment Gateway Service Systems about its members’ names, mailing addresses, and billing addresses. Paypal and Stripe Payment Gateway Service Systems does not release credit card information to APA. APA is not affiliated in any manner with Paypal and Stripe Payment Gateway Service Systems and Users who are interested in learning Paypal and Stripe Payment Gateway Service Systems’ privacy and terms of use policies should visit its web site at https://www.paypal.com/au/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full, https://stripe.com/au/privacyFrom time to time, at the request of a User, APA may also process online registration (when offered) and collect registration fees for events. For this purpose, APA may collect personally identifiable information manually (using forms), including mailing and credit card numbers ( the credit card information is not collected and stored online in our APA website ). APA maintains this information as part of its membership and event records. APA will delete such information from its records at the request of the User.


The APA Web Site also contains links to other web sites with which APA has no affiliation. Please be aware that APA is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our Users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web Site.


APA also automatically lists member information in its online membership directory unless requested not to do so by the member. APA also may collect statistical information about its Users, which is not personally identifiable; that is, statistical information about our Users from which we cannot identify specific individuals. Looking at this statistical information helps us improve the quality and usability of the Web Site and improve our marketing to others who may benefit from it.APA does not collect cookies from Users of the Web Site. Like many Web Site owners, APA may use log files to collect aggregate information. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track User’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.


Sharing Information

APA does not share personal information with third parties unless it is relat ed to the processing of membership applications, event registration, or prior permission has been obtained from the User

Although we make every effort to preserve User privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law when we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the Web Site. APA will not share information about you with any person or company except as described above

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information If you do not want to receive communications from APA, please let us know by e-mailing us at APA.ASN.AU@gmail.com. Please provide us with your exactname, address and telephone number. We will be sure your name is removed from our User lists.

If a User’s personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, e-mail or postal address), or if a User wishes to cancel its membership with APA, you may correct, update or delete/deactivate Users’ personally identifiable information by e-mailing us at APA.ASN.AU@gmail.com. Membership dues may be refunded on a prorated basis upon request. Payment Security Policy Statement

User payment and personal information is always safe with Paypal and Stripe Payment Gateway Service Systems. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet."


Notification of Changes

If our information practices change at some time in the future, APA will post the policy changes to this privacy statement on the homepage and at other places on the Web Site where we deem appropriate so our Users are always aware of the information that we collect. If you are concerned about how yourinformation is used, you should periodically visit the Web Site and review this policy statement.