Privacy Policy

1. Background

OneMusic is a joint licensing initiative between APRA and Recorded Music NZ (previously known as PPNZ Music Licensing). It exists to deliver the most efficient, comprehensive licences to music users in New Zealand and offer fair returns to music writers, music publishers, recording artists and their record companies for the use of their music and recordings of that music respectively. OneMusic is a trading name of APRA New Zealand Limited who is operating licensing services under licence from Recorded Music NZ.

2. General Policy

This policy sets out how OneMusic collects personal information. It also describes how OneMusic maintains, uses and discloses personal information. OneMusic respects the privacy of individuals. Generally, OneMusic does not release personal information.

However, in response to a legal requirement, in an emergency or in exceptional circumstances, the APRA Chief Executive Officer may at his or her discretion authorise the release of personal information. In all other circumstances this policy governs the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.

3. Collection of your personal information

Where OneMusic collects personal information it is collected for OneMusic’s business purposes, which are detailed generally on the website at Where OneMusic documents require personal information, OneMusic will generally state the purpose(s) of this requirement and to whom the personal information may be disclosed.

4. Use of your personal information

Use of the website is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these terms by this reference and is available to be viewed by clicking on “Privacy” at the bottom of this page

OneMusic uses the personal information that it collects to fulfil its legal obligations and to keep its members and licensees informed of OneMusic’s activities and the services that it provides to its members and licensees.

5. Disclosure of your personal information

Generally, OneMusic must get your consent before it discloses any of your personal information. You may give OneMusic your consent expressly or it may be implied by your conduct.

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

a) external service providers (on a confidential basis and such service providers will be limited in their use of your information to the purpose of OneMusic’s activities only);

b) overseas and local collecting societies that collect and distribute performing right royalties and that have a reciprocal agreement with APRA or music licensing companies that collect and distribute rights royalties, including Recorded Music NZ or that have a reciprocal agreement with Recorded Music NZ;

c) AMCOS, under its administration agreement with APRA or collecting societies of which AMCOS is a member for the purpose only of distributing money to AMCOS members;

d) specialist advisers to OneMusic who have been engaged to provide OneMusic with legal, administrative, financial, insurance, research, marketing or other services; and

e) any other person authorised by you, as specified by you, such as your agent or manager.

APRA|AMCOS may at other times notify you about its disclosure practices in relation to specific services that it provides in relation to its activities.

6. Security of your personal information

OneMusic takes all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, unauthorised access, modification, disclosure or other misuse.

All credit card processing will be handled by SecurePay Pty Ltd, a PCI compliant gateway provider. Onemusic does not have access to any of your credit card details.

7. Sensitive personal information

OneMusic does not generally collect any sensitive information as that term is used in the Privacy legislation (including information relating to your racial or ethnic origin, membership of political bodies, religion or trade unions, sexual preferences or activities, criminal record, state of health or medical history). If OneMusic holds any sensitive personal information about you, that information will only be used and disclosed by OneMusic for the purpose that it was provided by you.

8. Access to your personal information

At any time, you may request access to personal information about you that OneMusic holds. OneMusic will process your request within a reasonable time and, if it is unable to give you a copy of the information, it will let you know generally the sort of information it holds about you.

9. Correction of your personal information

You should promptly notify OneMusic if there are any changes to your personal information. You may ask OneMusic at any time to correct personal information it holds about you.

10. Changes to this policy

OneMusic may amend this policy from time to time, and the policy will be published on OneMusic’s website.