The Army Museum of Western Australia Foundation (AMWA) is committed to ensuring the privacy of personal information in line with the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 and the mandatory requirements of the Australian Privacy Principles (APP’s). The APP’s Guidelines provide the AMWA’s Privacy Policy.

Information you provide through this website

The Army Museum of Western Australia will not collect or monitor any personal information about you without your consent. The only personal information collected is what you tell them about yourself such as name, address, contact details and information about how you use this website, for example by what pages you visit on the site and your IP address. If you contact The Army Museum of Western Australia, they may keep a record of that contact. The advantage of giving this information is that it allows them to tailor your experience on this website to improve information about your personal interests. Any further collection of your personal information other than that explained here will only occur with your consent.

Why We Collect Your Information

Your personal information is confidential. The Army Museum of Western Australia’s purpose in collecting information about you is to provide you with a better website experience with content that is more relevant to your interests. The Army Museum of Western Australia will not use or disclose any information about you without your consent, unless:

  1. Required by law;
  2. To implement our terms of service;
  3. To protect the rights, property or personal safety of another The Army Museum of Western Australia client, any member of the public, The Army Museum of Western Australia team member or the business itself; or
  4. The assets and operations of the Business are transferred to another party as a going concern.
Disclosure of Personal Information

We will not disclose personal information about you to an overseas recipient or third party commercial uses unless consent is provided and certain requirements are met.

Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may only be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose personal information where you consent to the use or disclosure and where required by law.

How We Keep Information Secure

We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of your personal information and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data storage and transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.

We may store your store your information in paper and electronic form (including IT servers which may include cloud storage) and take all reasonable steps to protect any personal information from misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

In addition, our staff and the contractors who may provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.

Updating Your Personal Information

It is important to us that the personal information we hold about you is relevant, accurate, complete and up to date. We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected.

Links to other sites

We provide links to web sites outside of our web site, as well as to third party web sites. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of companies linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that Web site and its privacy statement.

Our use of cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record keeping purposes. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. The Army Museum of Western Australia’s use of cookies is to make your use of this website and services as convenient as possible. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user’s browser. Cookies are useful to estimate our number of visitors and determine overall traffic patterns through this website. If you do not wish to receive any cookies you may set your browser to refuse cookies.

Direct Marketing

We may use your personal information to provide you with current information about our services, changes to our organisation or new services which we consider of potential benefit to you. If you do not wish to receive such marketing or promotional information, you may at any time choose to opt out by contacting us.

What to do if you have a problem or question

If the Army Museum of Western Australia becomes aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with this website, they will take these issues seriously and work to address these concerns. If you have any further queries relating to this Privacy Policy, or you have a problem or complaint, please contact our privacy officer on 08 9430 2535 between the hours of 10:00am and 3:00pm, Wednesday to Friday, or write to:

The Privacy Officer
Army Museum of Western Australia Foundation
Artillery Barracks
Burt Street

Future changes

From time to time, The Army Museum of Western Australia’s policies will be reviewed and may be revised. They reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time and notify you by posting an updated version of the policy on this website.

The amended Privacy Policy will apply between The Army Museum of Western Australia and yourself whether or not you have specifically been given notice of any change.