The collection and handling of personal information is regulated by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Personal information is information that identifies you or could identify you.
The personal information that we collect from you through our website is limited. Personal details, such as your email address or phone number, are collected when you use the website to subscribe to receive emails from us via our mailing lists.
We may also collect personal information from a third party if you have consented, if you would reasonably expect us to collect your personal information from a third party, or if we are required to collect your personal information by law.
Use and disclosure of personal information
We only use your personal information for the purposes you give it to us, and for purposes which are related to our functions and activities.
We will not disclose your personal information to other government agencies, organisations or third parties unless one of the following applies:
- you have consented;
- you reasonably expect us to disclose your personal information;
- we have told you we will disclose the information to a third party; or
- if the disclosure is required, or authorised by law.
Information we record
When you use the NatHERS website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your server address, your top level domain name (for example, .com.au, .net.au, .gov.au, etcetera), the date and time of visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents viewed, the previous sites visited, and the browser type, browser language, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
You may access personal information that we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct personal information we hold about you.
If you are on our mailing lists, you may opt out by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ option in all emails.