CPA Australia Privacy Policy

Content Summary

We are one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with a global membership of more than 166,666 members (as at 31 December 2019) working in 100 countries around the world. Our core services include education, training, technical support and advocacy. Employees and members work together with local and international bodies to represent the views and concerns of the profession to governments, regulators, industries, academia and the general public. For more information visit CPA Australia.

We recognise the importance of protecting your personal information1. We are committed to processing it responsibly and in compliance with applicable data protection laws in all countries in which We operate. This policy outlines Our general privacy practices in the collection, uses and handling of your personal information.

We, Our or Us is used to refer to CPA Australia.

In some countries, We are required to inform you who is responsible for handling your personal information. The entity that is responsible for your personal information will typically be the Australian based entity or its local representative in the country where you are accessing Our services or otherwise engaging with Us.

About your personal information

Find out about the types of information we collect about you, when it may be used and why.

1 Personal information includes any 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 Sensitive information includes information or an opinion (that is also personal information) about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, sexual orientation or practices, or criminal record, health information about an individual, genetic information, biometric information that is to be used for the purpose of automated biometric verification or biometric identification.

3 Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a user's computer device by a web browser. A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website that you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. experience.

4 Remarketing is a form of digital advertising that can deliver relevant messages to users based on their previous browsing behaviours. Remarketing will often fall on third party websites, applications or social media.