Code of Conduct for Copyright Collecting Societies

Disclaimer & Privacy

The Code of Conduct for Copyright Collecting Societies (Code) website is managed by the Australasian Performing Right Association Limited; Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners’ Society Limited; Australian Screen Directors Authorship Collecting Society Limited; Australian Writers’ Guild Authorship Collecting Society Limited; Copyright Agency Limited; Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited; and Audio-Visual Copyright Society Limited. The website serves as a consolidated online portal for the public dissemination of governance, financial and data information, including all documents relating to the collecting societies’ compliance with the Code.

The information contained on this website is for general information purposes only and no representation or warranty is provided regarding its accuracy or completeness. All material contained on the website is protected by copyright.

Personal information collected by the Code Reviewer

The Code Reviewer collects personal information that you provide via the contact form on this website or in any other correspondence with the Code Reviewer. This is likely to include your name and contact details and will include any other personal information you disclose to the Code Reviewer.

What the Code Reviewer does with collected personal information

The Code Reviewer may use the personal information collected to fulfil its functions, including responding to enquiries, reviewing the collecting societies’ compliance with the Code and reviewing the Code itself.

As part of undertaking these activities, the Code Reviewer may share the personal information collected through this with one or more of the collecting societies.

Under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act), collecting societies that are bound by the Act will be required to handle your personal information in accordance with their privacy policies.

Links to Third Party Websites

For your convenience, this website links to governance, financial and data information maintained by the collecting societies and provides contact details for the collecting societies. You should be aware that when you access a collecting society’s website or other third party website or contact them directly, you should refer to the privacy practices and policies of that party. 

Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this information or the website generally, please contact us through the online form in the Contact section of the website.

For further information about privacy, see the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's website at

Last updated on 15 July 2019.