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Privacy Policy

We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy.

Collecting your information

When you visit this website or download information from it, our Internet Service Provider makes a record of your visit and records the following information: your Internet address, your domain name if applicable, the date and time of your visit to the website, the pages you accessed and documents downloaded, the previous website you have visited, and the type of browser you are using. This is non-personally identifiable information and will be used only for statistical and website development purposes.

The types of personally identifiable information that we may collect at these pages include: name, address, email address, telephone number, fax number and occupation. The personal information collected will be used for internal purposes only.

How we use and disclose your information
We take reasonable steps to protect any personal information we may collect on this website from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, change or disclosure.

The personal information we collect is only used for the purposes for which it is collected. We use this information to improve our website and our services to you. If you give us your email address, we will only use it for the purpose for which you provided it. For example, if your purpose for giving us your email address was to receive our newsletters, then this will be the only purpose for which your email address will be used.

We will not use or disclose any personal information for any other purpose without your consent. We may also disclose information if required by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena.

Review, correction and removal of personal information

If you would like to review the personally identifiable information that we have collected about you online, please contact us at   or call us at +61 2 9385 7400.

If you think that any information we hold about you is inaccurate or not up-to-date and want it to be corrected, or if you want us to delete your personal information from our records, please contact us at:  or at +61 2 9385 7400 and we will correct/remove your personal information. Please allow us 7 days to amend our records.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small message given to your web browser by our web server. The browser stores the message in a text file, and the message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

We make limited use of cookies on this website. We only use cookies to improve the functionality of our website, not to store any of your personal information.

When cookies are used on this site, they are used to store information relating to your visit such as a unique identifier, or a value to indicate whether you have seen a web page. They are used to distinguish your Internet Browser from the thousands of other browsers. This site will not store personal information such as email addresses or other details in a cookie.

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.


The Internet is not a secure environment. If you send us any information, including your email address, it is sent at your own risk.

Further information

Please feel free to contact  if you have any questions, comments or would like more information concerning how we handle your information or any privacy issues.


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