The purpose of this statement is to let users of this web
site know what information is collected about them when they
visit this site, how this information is used and if it is
(This statement does not apply to information submitted
separately on a conference registration form to the Centre
for CLE. That
is governed by CLE's policies.)
The information collected during each visit is aggregated
with similar logged information and may be published
in reports to identify patterns of usage of the
site. This will assist us in improving the Service of
the site and the services offered on it.
We will not disclose or publish information that identifies
individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings
of addresses, without consent or otherwise in accordance
with the New South Wales Privacy
and Personal Information Protection Act 1988.
Cookies are not used from the this site
to collect information.
If you contact us via email (at our Feedback address
or otherwise) we will only use your email address and any
information about individuals you provide to us for the purposes
for which the information is provided. It will not be added
to a mailing list without your consent.
Exceptions to the rule.
We will collect, use and disclose more extensive information
than stated above in the following circumstances:
- unauthorised attempts to access files which are not
- unauthorised tampering or interference with files published
on the site;
- unauthorised attempts to index the contents of the
site by other sites;
- attempts to intercept messages of other users of the
- communications which are defamatory, abusive, vilify
individuals or groups or which give rise to
a suspicion that an offence
is being committed; and
- attempts to otherwise compromise the security of
the web server, breach the laws of the State
of New South
or Commonwealth of Australia, or interfere
with the enjoyment of the site by other users.
We reserve the right to make disclosures to
relevant authorities where the use of the
a suspicion that an
offence is being, or has been, committed. In
the event of an investigation, we will provide
law enforcement agency that may exercise a
warrant to inspect our logs.
Security of information stored
Information collected is stored in an appropriately secure
format and held by us for archival purposes. When the
information is no longer required for the purposes for
which it was collected it is deleted.
Information provided in Feedback
We provide feedback facilities on the site to allow
users to provide input into the future development of
the site and to comment on the provision of service by the
Office. The provision of personal details on feedback
optional. Users may provide personal details for the
purpose of receiving a reply to their feedback. This information
will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided.
We will not add your email address or name to any mailing
list. We may publish aggregated information about feedback
on the site, to the extent that it does not identify
cannot be used to identify individual users.
Access to information within the host
We capture the usage information on our own computers.
Access to the raw data is restricted to a limited number
people for the purpose of analysis and to report
success in meeting our communication and access
objectives. The people who can access this data are
members of the Cyberspace Law and Policy
Centre and AustLII (on whose servers the site sits).
If you would like to access information held about you
Due to the developing nature of privacy principles for
online communication, this policy may be modified or expanded
light of new developments or issues that may arise from
time to time. The amended policy will be posted to this site
will operate from the time it is posted.