This Privacy Statement explains the information that is collected about users of our website and the steps we take to handle personal information. All personal information collected by the Australian Academy of the Humanities (AAH) is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
Information we collect
This site is operated by the AAH via an external internet service provider.
When you browse this website, we make a record of your visit and collect the following information for statistical purposes:
- Your browser’s internet address
- Date and time of your visit to the site
- Pages you accessed and documents you downloaded
- The previous site you visited
- Type of browser you used
No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except in the event that it is reasonably necessary for the enforcement of criminal law. In the case of the latter, we will comply with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) regarding the limits and protocols associated with the disclosure of personal information.
The AAH does collect information from its Fellows and from others who register for conferences or request other materials from the AAH. This information is used for sales transactions and maintaining the Fellows database. If you wish to have your information removed or altered, please contact us.
Information is also collected by those who specifically request that their information be made available to any mailing lists that the Academy maintains.
We do not provide any details submitted on this website to third parties.
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.
Credit card details collected via electronic forms on this site are encrypted for transmission using secure server technologies and are only made accessible to staff members authorised to complete the transaction.
Some website pages may use session-based cookies to enhance site functionality. These cookies are not used to collect, store, track or monitor any personal information. You may set your browser to block cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this).
If you need further information please contact us.