Australian Community Workers Association Australian Community Workers Association

Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. You can be assured that any identifiable information you provide will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

This policy sets out how ACWA uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website. The privacy practices of this statement apply to our services under the domain and sub-domains of, Australian Community Workers Association Limited (the “Site”) and apply generally to our parent, affiliates, subsidiaries or joint venture websites.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. This policy is effective from 1st August, 2012.


What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Personal information such as name and date of birth
  • Contact information such as email and postal address
  • Demographic information such as preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to services and offers


What we do with this information

Our primary goal in collecting information is to provide you with services and features that suit your needs and to allow us to provide you with a better service.

This may be done through internal recording keeping and:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send emails which we think you may find interesting
  • We may use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

If you send us correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we may collect this information in a file specific to you.



To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. This includes a financial data security policy.


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic, which webpages you visit and which you do not. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by remembering information about your preferences. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Cookies help us provide you with a better website. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used, perform statistical analysis and tailor our site to our user’s needs.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, we do not have any control over that other website. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites that are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 by emailing A small fee will be payable.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above email.