Privacy Policy

This policy governs all pages hosted at

The policy does not apply to pages hosted by other organisations to which we may link and whose privacy policies may differ. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time-to-time so please check back periodically.

Personally identifiable information

When you register to use the website – for example, subscribe to an e-newsletter – we collect the following information about visitors to the site: IP addresses; pages accessed; your location, operating system, etc. and any information volunteered by you, such as an email address.

Like many websites, this one uses cookies in order to provide you with a more personalised web service.

A cookie is a text-only string of information that we pass to your computer’s hard disk through your web-browser so that the website can remember who you are. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

For more information about cookies, please see

If you do not wish to receive cookies you can easily modify your web browser to refuse cookies, or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled, and so in order to enjoy the site to the full, we recommend that you leave them switched on.

Instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser

Use of information
Asia Pacific Transgender Network uses the information we collect about you to help us with understanding more about how our site is used, to make the site more useful, and to be able to send you relevant communications such as our e-newsletters.

Collection of information

When you are on and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information only with Asia Pacific Transgender Network unless stated otherwise.

Distribution of information
If you have subscribed to our e-newsletters, we will send you communications from time-to-time. You are able to unsubscribe from any of the e-newsletters at any time by altering your preferences on this site or by contacting Asia Pacific Transgender Network using the contact details provided on the site.

Sharing information
Asia Pacific Transgender Network will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, and will not sell or rent lists containing your information to third parties. Asia Pacific Transgender Network may disclose information when it has your permission to do so or under special circumstances, such as when it believes in good faith that the law requires it.

Information security

When you give Asia Pacific Transgender Network personal information we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Asia Pacific Transgender Network cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we use our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.