Australian Parachute Classifieds Privacy Policy (effective as of 27th June 2023) V1.2


Privacy Policy


  1. General Information
  • Protecting Your Personal Information:
    • Australian Parachute Classifieds takes the privacy and security of your personal information seriously. Even if you choose to publicly disclose certain information when posting an item for sale on our website (“Public Information”), we have obligations under the law to handle your personal information responsibly.
  • Australian Privacy Laws:
    • In Australia, there are legislated requirements that govern how we handle your personal information. These requirements are outlined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs). These laws apply to us, regardless of whether you make certain information publicly available.
  • Our Commitment and Limitations:
    • We are committed to complying with the Privacy Act and the APPs and take all reasonable steps to safeguard your personal information. However, it is important to understand that by making your personal information publicly visible on our website, you accept that we cannot guarantee the security or confidentiality of that information.
  • Acceptance of Risk:
    • By choosing to display your personal information publicly, you acknowledge and accept the risk that unauthorised third parties may access, use, or disseminate such information without our consent. While we strive to protect your personal information, we are not liable for any unauthorised use or dissemination of the public information you have displayed on our website.
  • Your Responsibility:
    • You have control over the information you choose to share publicly, and it is your responsibility to consider the potential risks associated with disclosing personal information in a public forum. We recommend being cautious and thoughtful when sharing personal information on our website or any other public platform.
  • If you have any concerns about the security or handling of your personal information, please contact us. We are here to address your questions and provide further assistance.
  • Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to maintaining the confidentiality and security of your personal information to the best of our abilities within the limitations described above.
  1. Definitions
  • “Personal information” refers to any information that identifies an individual or makes an individual reasonably identifiable as defined by the Privacy Act 1900 (Cth).
  • “Public information” refers to any information, including personal information, you share with a public audience, including personal information you publish on
  1. Collection of Personal Information
  • The type of personal information we collect depends on how you use the website. It may include website login credentials, name, phone number, email address, and payment information. Please note that payment information is generally obtained by a third-party application of your choosing.
  • We collect personal information when you provide it to us while subscribing to a newsletter, registering an account, or creating a listing.
  • We may also collect cookies from your device to enhance your website experience, analyse website traffic, and identify areas for improvement. However, cookies do not personally identify you.
  1. Use of Personal Information
  • We collect personal information to provide you with the best website experience and to improve our services.
  • We may disclose your personal information to our service providers who assist us in operating and maintaining the website.
  • By using the website, you consent to receiving direct marketing material. However, we will only send marketing material that you would reasonably expect to receive, and you will have the option to unsubscribe from further communications.
  1. Requests from Public Authorities Policy
  • We value the privacy and personal data of our users. Before disclosing personal data to a public authority, APC requires documentation from the requesting authority detailing the nature of the request and the legal reasoning behind it.
  • We conduct a thorough review of all requests received from public authorities and reserve the right to challenge requests that are considered unlawful or lack sufficient legal basis.
  • We are committed to disclosing only the minimum amount of personal data necessary to fulfil a lawful request from a public authority.
  • Documentation related to requests from public authorities and our responses will be retained and securely stored in accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.
  1. Accessing and Correcting Personal Information
  • You have the right to access and correct your personal information, subject to certain exceptions. To do so, please contact us at
  1. Overseas Transfer
  • As we grow, your personal information may be transferred overseas or stored in overseas locations for various reasons. We take reasonable steps to ensure that recipients in countries with less comprehensive data protection laws handle your information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles.
  1. Third-Party Applications and Websites
  • We may use third-party applications, such as Amazon, Facebook, and Google, to assist users in creating and logging into their accounts. We recommend reviewing the privacy policies of these applications to understand how they handle your personal information.
  • Third parties may share your personal information with us, and we will treat it in accordance with this privacy policy and the Australian Privacy Principles.
  • When disclosing your information to third parties located overseas or storing it on our overseas servers, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information receives adequate protection in accordance with the law.
  1. Cookies 
  • If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
  • If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
  • When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you have any queries, wish to access or correct inaccurate personal information, or have a complaint about our privacy practices, please contact us at