Privacy Statement

1. Background

This privacy statement relates to personal information collected, held, used and disclosed by or on behalf of the Australasian Performing Right Association Limited (APRA) trading as OneMusic Australia (OneMusic Australia).

2. Collection of your personal information

Where OneMusic Australia collects and holds personal information, it is collected and held for our business purposes, which are generally to fulfil our legal obligations and to keep licensees informed of our activities and services. These purposes include calculating and processing royalty payments to members and assessing and collecting licence fees. OneMusic Australia’s business purposes are further detailed on our Website. 

The kinds of personal information that OneMusic Australia collects and holds include licensee names, pseudonyms, telephone numbers, email addresses, postal addresses, gender, date of birth, and payment details.

The Website uses cookies and third-party analytics tools such as those provided by Facebook and Google to improve your experience, ensure that our online services function correctly (such as enabling you to log-in to sections of the website) and to provide APRA AMCOS with information about how you use our website.

The analytics tools provided by Facebook and Google place or access cookies on your device, which allow them to monitor your use of our Website and, where you have an account with those services, may allow them to identify you.

More information regarding these services, including their privacy policies and information about opting out is available on their websites:

  1. Google:
  2. Facebook:

The web browser or device you use may offer settings that allow you to choose whether cookies are accepted or to delete them. More information about these controls will be available in the help material for your browser or device. Certain parts of the Website may not work properly if you disable cookies. Certain third party services also permit you to opt out of analytics and targeted advertising such as and

You might also share personal information with OneMusic Australia in connection with communications relating to your liability to pay licence fees and feedback (including complaints) in relation to our services. 

3. Use and disclosure of your personal information

OneMusic Australia may use and disclose your personal information for the purposes for which it has been collected, or for any other purposes to which you have consented. You may give OneMusic Australia your consent expressly, or it may be implied by your conduct. Subject to the requirements of the APPs, if you would reasonably expect the information to be used or disclosed for another purpose, OneMusic Australia may also use or disclose it for that purpose.

OneMusic Australia may, from time to time, send to you marketing material that we consider will be useful to you, or other material about our activities. OneMusic Australia will only do this if we collected the information from you and you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the information for that purpose, or if you have consented to receiving such communications. Generally, we will first obtain your consent. If you do not wish to receive this information, you can let us know and we will stop sending it to you within a reasonable period of time.

Depending on the service, your personal information may be disclosed to:

  1. external service providers (for example in relation to their storage and management of databases, management of website and email traffic and processing of credit card information) – this disclosure will always be made on a confidential basis and such service providers will be limited in their use of your information to the purpose of OneMusic Australia’s activities only;
  2. Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society Limited (AMCOS), under our administration agreement;
  3. overseas and local collecting societies that collect and distribute performing right royalties and that have a reciprocal agreement with OneMusic Australia or with which OneMusic Australia or AMCOS have an agreement to share works information.
  4. specialist advisers who have been engaged to provide OneMusic Australia with legal, administrative, financial, insurance, research, marketing or other services;
  5. other collecting societies in Australia and New Zealand, on a confidential basis;
  6. our related entities, APRA New Zealand Limited and the AMCOS New Zealand Limited;
  7. regulatory bodies which oversee or impact on our operations, including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission; and
  8. any other person authorised by you, as specified by you.

OneMusic Australia may at other times notify you about our disclosure practices in relation to specific services that we provide in relation to our activities.

In addition, OneMusic Australia may use or disclose personal information in accordance with the APRA Privacy Policy.

Where OneMusic Australia discloses personal information to third parties, we impose strict obligations of security and confidentiality regarding the way they handle that information. OneMusic Australia does not grant them permission to sell or transfer that personal information.

If OneMusic Australia holds any sensitive personal information about you, that information will only be used and disclosed by OneMusic Australia for the purpose that it was provided by you.

4. APRA Privacy Policy

OneMusic Australia is a division of APRA. The APRA Privacy Policy applies in respect of personal information collected, held, used and disclosed by OneMusic Australia.

5. Access, correction and complaints

At any time, you may request access to personal information about you that OneMusic Australia holds, notify OneMusic Australia of changes to your personal information or make a complaint about the handling of your personal information by contacting OneMusic Australia’s Privacy Officer at by mail addressed to:

Privacy Officer
OneMusic Australia
Locked Bag 5000
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012

6. Changes to this statement

OneMusic Australia may amend this statement from time to time, and the amended statement will be published on the Website. Any changes will be effective as of the date they are posted on this page.