The Company is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which sets out a number of principles concerning the privacy of individuals.
(a) There are many aspects of the Website which can be viewed without providing personal information, however, the Company may collect your personal information including, but not limited to, information:
(i) about your computer and about your visits to and use of this Website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
(ii) that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications (including your name and email address); and
(iii) that you provide to us when you make enquiries through our Website (including name, email address and phone number).
(b) We may occasionally hire other companies to provide services on our behalf. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the relevant service. The Company takes reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information. In the case of law enforcement agencies requesting the personal data of individuals obtained via the Website we will provide any information as required by Australian law.
(c) For each visitor to reach the Website, the Company collects non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the Website, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely for the purpose of internally gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalised content to you while you are viewing the Website.
(e) Personal information and information containing personal information that we process for any purpose shall not be retained by the Company for longer than is necessary for that purpose. We will only retain such information to the extent required by law, if we believe that the information may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings and in order to establish, exercise or defend the Company’s legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
(f) The Website contains hyperlinks and details of third party websites. The Company has no control over, and is not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of those third parties.
(g) This Website uses both persistent and session cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
(h) A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date whilst a session cookie will expire at the end of the user session when the web browser is closed.
(i) Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
(j) Most internet browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may be able to change the settings of your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to your computer, giving you the choice whether to accept it or not. You may also delete cookies at the end of your browser session. Refusing or deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
(l) You have a right to access your personal information, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know by contacting the Company through the Website. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons.
(m) Please let the Company know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated. You will be required to put this request in writing for security reasons and we reserve the right to request identification documentation if required.
(n) The Company reserves the right to charge a fee to search for, provide access to, or update your information on a per request basis.