Privacy Policy

Australian Timber Flooring Association Limited (ATFA), the organisation representing the interests of the various timber flooring and related businesses, is subject to the Privacy Act and a Constitution regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

ATFA has prepared this statement to inform you about its policy for maintaining the confidentiality of the personal information it collects and holds. ATFA’s policy may be amended from time to time.

In the course of conducting its business, ATFA will collect and hold (even if only temporarily) any personal information you provide to it. ‘Personal information’ is information which allows you to be individually identified.

This information is only used for internal statistical purposes and to improve ATFA services. Some information is also used in the Find a Member section of the ATFA website. Search engine information collected by the ATFA website is only used for internal statistical information. Membership of the ATFA or the fact that an operator is a non–member is a matter of public record and is disclosed to the public upon request or as and when ATFA believes it is either necessary or appropriate to do so.

ATFA will use your personal information to provide its services to you and for its internal business operations. ATFA may disclose your personal information: Within ATFA and its partner organisations; For the purposes for which it was collected; Where legally required to do so; and Where you provide consent.

ATFA takes reasonable steps to protect all information it holds, including your personal information, from unauthorised access, amendment or disclosure as well as loss. It is stored in secure-access premises and ATFA’s staff are subject to confidentiality obligations.

ATFA takes reasonable steps to permanently destroy information it no longer needs to hold.

Unless the Privacy Act’s National Privacy Principles do not allow it, you may request access to any personal information which ATFA holds about you at any time. ATFA may charge you a fee for this access.

Please direct any questions or complaints about ATFA’s privacy policy or its implementation to: The Policy Officer, ATFA email us here.


ATFA built the ATFA EMC and Costing app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by at no cost and is intended for use as is.

This page is used to inform visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at ATFA EMC and Costing unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience, while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to name, email, address, business. The information that we request will be retained by us and used as described in this privacy policy.

The app does use third party services that may collect information used to identify you.

Link to privacy policy of third party service providers used by the app

Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you use our Service, in a case of an error in the app we collect data and information (through third party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.


Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device’s internal memory.

This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the app may use third party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform users of this Service that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.


We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

This Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do the necessary actions.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at