Information collected on the AFM’s website is used solely for the purpose of initiating contact with individuals. AFM does not supply any such information to third parties. Such information will not be used for Direct Marketing without your explicit approval.
Protecting your privacy and personal information is something we at AFM take very seriously. If you visit the AFM website, our internet service provider can record certain information about your visit, including:
- internet address
- domain name
- internet service provider
- the date and time of the visit to the website
- any information or documentation downloaded
- the length of the session
- the pages accessed
- the website that referred to our website
- the type and version of the browser
- the operating system used
- any data saved by you on our website in an online calculator
This information is only used for statistical and website development purposes, and does not personally identify you.
AFM may also collect names, email addresses and contact telephone numbers from enquiries sent to our website. These contact details will not be added to any mailing lists or used for any purposes other than the purposes for which the details were provided, without your consent (unless otherwise required by law). Any emails sent to us and our responses will be saved if we consider it necessary to do so.
In order to protect your personal information, any data transmitted via the internet containing your personal information is encrypted. Other security measures are also implemented. However, we cannot guarantee that any personal information which we transmit via the internet is completely secure.
We also enter into contracts with service providers overseas who provide services to us or who provide products or services jointly with us. These contracts require the service providers to meet the privacy standards we set for ourselves in protecting your personal information and comply with the Privacy Act. The personal information is used only for the specific service we ask them to perform or the product/service that we ask them to provide, and for no other purpose.
Under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) we are required to advise you of the main consequences (if any) if all or some of your information is not collected by AFM. In the context of our website, the consequence of you not providing us with your personal information is that we may not be able to initiate contact with you.
The use of our website is at your own risk.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your computer or other device such as mobile phones or tablet devices by a website. Cookies allow a website to remember your preferences while visiting the site in order to provide you with a more personalised experience. They help to make websites work efficiently and can allow site owners to track how a site is used to provide useful data for making improvements.
You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you disable this function, your experience on the Site may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.
What cookies do we use?
- Google Adwords/Remarketing: We use Google AdWords conversion tracking to help us determine how many people clicked on our Google Ads and interacted with our website. Google Remarketing targets visitors with display ads based on prior page views on our website.
- Facebook: Sometimes we may present targeted adverts on Facebook based on your engagement with our website or Facebook page.
- LinkedIn: Sometimes we may present targeted adverts on LinkedIn based on your engagement with our website or LinkedIn page.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see below for instructions). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of our website. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
To manage cookies on your mobile phone please consult your manual or handbook.