Privacy Statement

Privacy Policy

The International Association for Youth Mental Health takes your privacy seriously and is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy sets out how we collect and manage personal information and the steps we take to protect it. This Privacy Policy does not affect our obligation of confidentiality to you if you are our client. Your use of the International Association for Youth Mental Health website indicates that you accept this Privacy Policy and approve the collection, use and disclosure by International Association for Youth Mental Health of your personal information
according to the terms below.

How and why we collect personal information

You provide most of your personal information directly to us and for a specific purpose. When we collect personal information, we will, whenever practical, outline why this information is being collected. We will only record your email address and personal information when you:

• Become a member of the International Association for Youth Mental Health

• Send us a message (e.g. in the Contact Us section)

• Make a comment on one of the pages

• Request to receive newsletters/updates

• Request to obtain resources such as promotional materials

• Provide a specific submission to the site (e.g. stories, tips, art work, question etc)

• Register with the International Association for Youth Mental Health to receive updates and news

• Supply goods or services to us.

We will use personal information that you give us to answer your enquiries and provide you with the information you have requested. In some circumstances we may use your information to contact you so that we may recommend information, counselling or other services to you.

Information provided by third parties


We sometimes collect personal information from third parties about potential suppliers and service providers.

Information provided by "cookies"


The International Association for Youth Mental Health sometimes uses "cookies" as a reporting mechanism. Cookies identify traffic coming into and out of the International Association for Youth Mental Health website. Cookies enable our webserver to collect information back from your browser each time you visit the International Association for Youth Mental Health website. You can find out more about the use of cookies at www.cookiecentral.com.


Cookies do not identify individual users. When you visit the International Association for Youth Mental Health site, our servers may record information about your usage, the time of your visit, its duration, the pages you visit and style settings. International Association for Youth Mental Health does not collect information that can identify individuals who visit the site. When you look at this website Google Analytics compiles data that records and logs your visit with the following information collected for strictly statistical purposes only:

• the user's server address

• the user's top level domain name (for example, .com, .gov, .au,.uk etc)

• the date and time of the visit to the site

• the pages accessed and documents downloaded

• the search words and referral sites used

• the type of browser used.

Access to, and use of, this information is restricted to International Association for Youth Mental Health. No attempt will be made by International Association for Youth Mental Health to track or identify individual users or their browsing activities, except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect Google Analytics logs. International Association for Youth Mental Health will only use statistics obtained from cookies to ascertain and follow website usage to enable constant improvements, updates and maintenance of pages of the website.

Protection of personal information

The International Association for Youth Mental Health takes all reasonable steps to securely store your information from loss, misuse and unauthorised access. In addition, your personal information is only kept while it is required for the purpose for which it was collected or for a permitted secondary purpose.

Disclosure of the information we collect


The International Association for Youth Mental Health will not disclose your personal information to any third parties without your consent, unless permitted or required to do so by law, in particular when we exercise our Duty of Care.

Your email address will not be added to any mailing lists without your permission. Some other information you provide us will be included in statistical reporting, for example, information on gender and age. This will not contain personally identifying information.

Your email and mailing details will be used to provide you with information about our Conferences and other events. From time to time we may provide your details to our Professional Conference Organiser for this purpose only. They will not be permitted to use the details for any purpose other than that permitted by the International Association for Youth Mental Health.

Access to and correcting your personal information


We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate. Where possible, correspondence to you will include details of how you can self-manage and update your contact details. If you are unable to access this self-management option and wish to have access to your personal information, please contact us and we will respond promptly and no later than 45 days from your request.

You can also request that information about you be corrected or deleted. We reserve our right to refuse your request for access or correction if, for example, we consider your request to be frivolous or vexatious, or if we are otherwise legally entitled to do so.

Updating our Privacy Policy

We may from time to time revise our Privacy Policy. We will keep you updated on these changes by posting the current version of the policy on our website.

Contacting us

If you wish to access your personal information or have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us via our web site.

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