Personal information collected by ACID is treated as confidential and is
protected by the Privacy Act 1988. Personal information is information
relating to an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be
ascertained, from the information or opinion provided.
site visit data
When visiting this site, a record of your visit is logged. The following
information is recorded for statistical purposes and is used by ACID to
help improve the site. The following information is supplied by your
- the user's server address
- the user's operating system (for example Windows, Mac etc)
- the user's top level domain name (for example, .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
- the date and time of the visit to the site
- the pages accessed and the documents downloaded
- the previous site visited
- the type of browser used
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities
except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement
agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's
collection of personal information
When you e-mail us:
- we will record your e-mail address
- we will only use your e-mail address for the purpose for which you
- it will not be added to a mailing list without your express permission
- we will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose
- we will not disclose it without your consent except where ACID may be
required by law to disclose certain information
Should you decide to use an online form:
- we will record your name, e-mail address, street address, telephone
number, occupation, company and area of interest
- we will only use this information for the purpose for which you
- the information will not be added to a mailing list unless you
specifically request for it to be added
- we will not disclose this information without your consent except
where ACID may be required by law to disclose certain information
We will, at your request, provide you with access to any information which
we have collected about you through this website in accordance with
Information Privacy Principle 6, Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). To gain access to
this information you should contact us (see details below). If you believe
that any information is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, please
contact us and we will revise the relevant information in accordance with
Information Privacy Principle 7, Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
A cookie is a text string that is included with Hypertext Transfer
Protocol (HTTP) requests and responses. Cookies are used to maintain state
information as you navigate different pages on a web site or return to the
web site at a later time. Cookies cannot be used to execute code
(run programs) or deliver viruses to your computer.
how to access cookies settings in your browser
You have the ability to enable or disable cookies, or have Internet
Explorer or Netscape prompt you before accepting cookies. Note that
disabling cookies may prevent some web services from working correctly, and
disabling cookies does not make you anonymous or prevent web sites from
tracking your browsing habits. HTTP requests still include information
about where you came from (HTTP Referer), your IP address, browser version,
operating system, and other information (see Site
Visit Data above).
- In Internet Explorer, click Internet Options on the Tools menu, and
then click the Security tab.
- Click the Web content zone you want, and then click Custom Level.
- Under Cookies, click the options you want, click OK , and then click
- From the Tools menu, choose Options.
- Click the Privacy category.
- Under Cookies, click the options you want, and then click OK.
- From the Edit menu, choose Preferences.
- Click the Advanced category.
- Click one of the radio buttons in the Cookies section.
Important: In most cases, "Accept all cookies" is the best choice.
The second button means that your computer will not send a cookie to a
server that did not originate it.
- If you want to be notified when Communicator accepts a cookie, check
"Warn me before accepting a cookie."
security of information
Your personal information will not be released unless the law requires or
permits it or your permission is given. We provide a secure environment and
a reliable system but you should be aware that there may be inherent risks
associated with the transmission of information via the Internet. For those
who do not wish to use the Internet, ACID provides alternative ways of
obtaining and providing information.