Privacy Statement

This Statement contains information about the steps we take to respect your privacy concerns. All personal information collected by the Australian Academy of the Humanities is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.


This site is operated by the Australian Academy of the Humanities via an external internet service provider.

This website does not collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse the site and request pages. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with personally identifiable information, we will not know your name, your e-mail address, or any other personally identifiable information.

When you request a page from our website, our servers log the information provided in the HTTP request header including the IP number, the time of the request, the URL of your request and other information that is provided in the HTTP header. We collect the HTTP request header information in order to make our website function correctly and provide you the functionality that you see on this website, as our servers use this information to deliver to you the pages on this website. We also use this information to better understand how visitors use our website and how we may improve the site, its contents and functionality to meet your needs.

Information We Collect

The Academy does collect information from its Fellows and from others who register for conferences or request other materials from the Academy. This information is used for sales transactions, information regarding upcoming events, and maintaining the Fellows database. If you wish to have your information removed or altered, please contact the Academy by e-mail, phone, fax or post.

Information is also collected by those who specifically request that their information be made available to any mailing lists that the Academy maintains.

Securing the Transmission and Storage of Information

We treat the information you provide to us as confidential information; it is, accordingly, subject to our organisation's security procedures and corporate policies regarding protection and use of confidential information.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We do not provide any details to third parties submitted on this website.


Our website does not use "cookie" technology. "Cookies" are encrypted strings of text that a website stores on a user's computer.

In addition, the service providers we use to serve and host our web content, and/or deliver our e-mails, use session and persistent cookies, to track the number of times our website is accessed and whether the site was accessed from an advertisement or another linked site. Sometimes cookie technology is used to track the number of times a page is viewed. In all cases, the cookie generated from the advertisement or e-mail does not contain any personally identifiable information and will remain on your hard drive until you delete it.

You may set your browser to block cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this), although doing so will adversely affect our ability to track which parts of the website are popular and other area that are not, that may require updating or deletion.

Other Sites

The Australian Academy of the Humanities is only responsible for the privacy statement and content of this website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the use of cookies on websites that you have accessed this website from and to the non-Australian Academy of the Humanities websites that you may access from this website.
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