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Privacy Policy

  • How is personal information collected?
    In order to provide our online community with a quality service, Indie Initiative offers our visitors the ability to subscribe to our newsletter, and sign up as a member.
    In order to provide these services, Indie Initiative collects personal information about visitors. Collection of this information will occur at the time you register as an Indie Initiative member or join our mailing list, through our website.

  • What personal information does Indie Initiative collect and why?
    When you register as a member or sign up to the mailing list, we need to collect personal information about you, including your name and email address and any other information you provide. The reason we need this information is so that we can send the newsletter to you and provide you with membership services. You may unsubscribe or resubscribe at a later stage by emailing stating your unsubscribe request.

  • Will personal information be given to anyone else?
    Indie Initiative will not sell or trade personal information about you to or with third parties. Indie Initiative will only disclose personal information if this is required by law or permitted under the Privacy Act.

  • Security of personal information
    Indie Initiative protects the personal information it collects in a secure database, which can only be accessed by employees with the highest security clearance. Indie Initiative employees treat personal information held by Indie Initiative as confidential, and maintain the confidentiality of that personal information.

  • Access and correction
    Under the Privacy Act, you have a right to seek access to information that Indie Initiative holds about you. You also have the right to ask us to correct information about you, which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. As an Indie Initiative member, you are able to access or correct the personal information that Indie Initiative holds about you - simply by logging onto our website at and completing the membership details on the left hand side. Both members and non-members may ask us to correct information, which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. If you wish to access the personal information that we hold about you, please set out your request via email to providing your membership details. If you wish to change personal information that is inaccurate or out-of-date, please set out your request via email to providing your membership details.

  • Further notes regarding online privacy
    This Privacy Policy is part of the terms of use for our website. When you deal with Indie Initiative, whether online or otherwise, Indie Initiative takes its privacy obligations seriously. We will use personal information collected online to provide you with our newsletter. Other matters specific to Indie Initiative's handling of personal information online are set out below.

  • Online collection of personal and non-personal information
    As outlined at point 1 of this Privacy Policy, we collect personal information through our website. For example, Indie Initiative will collect personal information online from customers when they register as an Indie Initiative member or sign up to the mailing list. Our website also collects other information - some of this is personal information, and some is not. For each visitor to our website, our server automatically recognises and stores the visitor's domain name, but not their email address. In addition, our website uses cookies. Most web browsers are set by default to accept cookies. However, if you do not wish to receive any cookies you may set your browser to either prompt or refuse cookies. Please note that rejecting cookies will restrict the functionality of the website as a whole. We also use cookies for tracking the statistics of our website. This allows us to better understand our users and improve the layout and functionality of our website.

  • Links to other websites
    Sometimes our website contains links to third party websites, for your convenience and information. When you access a non-Indie Initiative website, please understand that Indie Initiative is not responsible for the privacy practices of that site. We suggest that you review the privacy policies of each site you visit.

  • Additional privacy information and how to contact Indie Initiative
    Indie Initiative may change its Privacy Policy at any time. Indie Initiative will make available this policy to anyone who requests it. For further information about privacy issues and the protection of privacy visit the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's website at If you feel that Indie Initiative is not complying with this Privacy Policy, or if you have other privacy concerns, please contact our Privacy Officer

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