The ASeTTS web site is operated by the Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors Inc (ABN 83 460 231 835) under the domain name

ASeTTS respects, and is committed to protecting your privacy. ASeTTS is committed to compliance with the laws that protect your Personal Information, including the Privacy Act 1988 and the National Privacy Principles. The personal information you provide will remain private and will only be used for the purposes outlined here. ASeTTS will not share, sell, lend or rent your personal information to be used by outside parties without your explicit permission. Your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by ASeTTS. ASeTTS shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of this site or any information transmitted to or by this site.

If you have any queries about our privacy statement you can contact us by:

  • Sending an e-mail to
  • Calling us on +61 8 9227 2700, 9am-4:30pm; or
  • Mail to: ASeTTS, 286 Beaufort St, Perth WA 6000


What information will be collected from the web site?

When you visit our web site or download information, we may collect and store your assigned IP address, the date and time of your visit, the information accessed and the referring page. Information which you submit to us in web forms or other means may be stored and used according to this privacy statement. We may use the information you provide within the ASeTTS website for the purposes of administering memberships, responding to your comments or questions, providing follow-up information about ASeTTS’s activities, research, reporting and to improve our web site.

Data security

We will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse or loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Disclosure of personal information

We will not sell, lend or rent any of your personal (or financial) information without your explicit consent. The only exception to this is where ASeTTS may be required to disclose certain information if:

  • The disclosure is required or authorised by law;
  • An investigation of suspected fraud or unlawful activity has been or is being conducted by the organisation and the information is disclosed to relevant persons    or authorities;
  • The organisation believes the disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for national security in the performances or functions; or
  • The use or disclosure is required for the preparation for or the conduct of legal proceedings or for the implementation of the orders of a court or tribunal.


Access to personal information

Wherever possible, and if it is lawful, we will let you see the information we hold about you and correct it if it is wrong. Please make your request in writing and mail it to ASeTTS, 286 Beaufort St, Perth WA 6000.We will only respond to a request if your postal address is specified.


We will preserve indefinitely the content of any e-mail that you send us if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so or if it is required for our business purposes. Any personal information contained in your e-mail, including your e-mail address, will be used or disclosed in ways set out in this privacy statement. Your e-mail message content may be monitored by our Internet Service Provider or ASeTTS employees for troubleshooting and maintenance purposes or where e-mail abuse is suspected. E-mail is an insecure communications medium: it should not be used for confidential correspondence.

Outside links

This site contains hypertext links to other web sites. ASeTTS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Linked websites are responsible for their own privacy practices, and we recommend that you read the privacy policy of such sites to familiarise yourself with their respective privacy practices.