Personal information about visitors to our site is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we need to collect such information to answer or forward any requests or enquiries. It is our intention that this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in Australia.
Use of Information
Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.
We may engage third parties to provide you with goods or services on our behalf. In that circumstance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties in order to meet your request for goods or services.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to our sites, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
However, we will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. Once we do receive your transmission, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.
Our web site follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit a web site. This is part of hosting companies collection of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and version, operating system, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit URLs, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the web site, and gathering demographic information.
Cookies and web site analytics
Links to other sites
We provide links to Web sites outside of our web sites, as well as to third party Web sites. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites. Before disclosing any personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that Web site and its privacy statement.
Data protection rights
If you are an individual within the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA), you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
- The right of rectification.
- The right to object.
- The right of restriction.
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
Problems or questions
Further Privacy Information
For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the web site of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.