Firstly, we do not collect any information which personally identifies you ie: name, address, e-mail, or other personal info – unless this is sent to us by yourself.
When you visit our web site to read pages or download information, we automatically collect and store the following information:
The Internet protocol (IP) address from which you access our web site. This is a unique number given to each computer, much like a finger print. It enables us to gather valuable information about your browsing habits with this particular computer.
The type of browser you are using, such as Netscape or Internet Explorer, and operating system, such as Windows 98 or Linux, used to access our site. This enables us to optimise our website to suit your configuration.
The date and time our site is accessed, for the purpose of monitoring demand.
The pages visited. This will enable us to see what interests you and also what is of no interest to you. Thus making our web site more relevant to your interests.
None of the information gathered above identify you personally. We maintain the above information in system logs and web stats. We use this information to make our site more useful to visitors by learning the number of visitors to our site, the number of pages served, and the level of demand for specific pages. We do not track or record information about identifiable individuals and their visits.
Information collected from e-mail:
Any emails you send us may contain personally identifying information. In an effort to respond to your request, information you submit may be viewed by various people within our company. Once received, the information to your e-mail is protected in accordance with law, (e.g. the Privacy Act and the Freedom of Information Act). This information is handled in the strictest confidence.
Security, Intrusion, and Detection:
For purposes of security we use programmes to monitor and identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to our site.
To register for our services you will have to provide us with personally-identifiable information to enable us to provide you with our services. This information may be viewed in confidence by our staff or saved to our database. This database is for our purposes only and will not be sold on to third parties.
We do not make personally-identifiable information available to anyone unless required by law to do so.