Pinnacle Tax & Accounting [“PTA”] is committed to your right for privacy. This website (www.ptagroup.com.au) is administered by PTA and its primary purpose is to be a dynamic resource and business tool to support you. We want you to feel secure when visiting our site and are committed to maintaining your privacy when doing so.

The scope of our commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information you agree to PTA use of such information as described herein. Should you have questions about PTA Privacy Policy, feel free to direct these to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to our office. Please see our terms of use for more information about our on-line policies in general.


What personal identifiable information is collected?

PTA collects personally information on certain areas of the site when users register, request publications or other information, sign up for conferences and events, and or participate in user posting areas, such as blogs, discussion forums, and surveys. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. In addition, PTA collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the site, click stream, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by PTA as described below.


How may PTA use the information collected?

PTA uses your personal information to fulfil your enquiries / requests for information, to process your requests to participate in conferences and events, or for such other business purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.

PTA also uses information to perform statistical analyses of user behaviour on our website, to determine what is most effective about our site, to help us identify ways to improve it, and eventually, to determine how we can tailor ptagroup.com.au to make it more effective. PTA uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses. PTA may provide your personally-identifiable information to any of its affiliates worldwide for such purposes. We may also use data for other purposes, which we would describe to you at the point we collect the information.


Are cookies and IP addresses used?

The site uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the site and on web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our features. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the site without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the site may not be able to access certain areas of the Site. 


Do we disclose personal identifiable information to third parties?

PTA shall not intentionally disclose or transfer (and shall take reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security, and to prevent the unauthorised or accidental disclosure of) your personal information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of PTA), whether for such third parties' marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following four exceptions: PTA may disclose your personal information to third parties in the event that such disclosure is required by the laws, rules, or regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction; PTA may disclose your contact information to third parties as appropriate for PTA to make transmissions or deliveries to you; PTA may disclose your personal identifiable information if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure; and PTA may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the site or otherwise provided to PTA.


Links to Third-Party Sites

PTA provides links to third-party web sites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this site is in fact supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third- party web sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. PTA cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such third-party web sites, which may differ from those of this site. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on such 3rd party web sites before providing any information to them.


Can I change or delete personal information?

You can correct, update, and/or delete any personal identifiable information that you submit to the PTA site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the site. To do so, please follow instructions on the page of the site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or contact PTA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02 4655 7711.

PTA has implemented general standards of technology and operational security to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorised PTA personnel have access to personal identifiable PTA web site information, and these authorised personnel are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these safeguards, PTA cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.


Consent and changes to Privacy Policy

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 20 June 2009.


Contact our Privacy Team

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or about the way we manage personal information, or are concerned that we may have breached your privacy and wish to make a complaint, please contact our Privacy Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via mail to PO Box 721 Camden NSW 2570.

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