Privacy | ALP Queensland

Privacy

General Privacy Statement

This site is operated by the Australian Labor Party (Queensland Branch). This site abides by the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Web Sites issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner.

Personal Information regulated by legislation is “information or an opinion whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion”.  

The information received and recorded depends on what activities you undertake when you visit the site.

This web site contains links to other sites. The owner of this site is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourages you to examine each site’s privacy policy and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.

Site visit data

Site visit data is generally not classed as Personal Information however it is important that you are informed as to how this information is used.

This site makes a record of your visit, recording the following information for statistical purposes to assist us improve the site. The information is provided to us by your browser:

  • your server’s address
  • your operating system (such as Windows or Mac)
  • the name of the top-level domain from which you access the Internet (for example, .gov, .com, .au, .nz, etc)
  • the date and time of your  visit to the site
  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • the previous Internet address from which you linked directly to this site if provided by the referring site.

We will not identify users or their browsing activities, except where a law enforcement agency (or government agency) exercises a legal authority to inspect the ISP logs (e.g. by warrant, subpoena or notice to produce).

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of information that an Internet web site sends to your browser when you access information at that site. The information is added to your computer’s hard drive as a record that you have visited that site. When users visit this site, this site may store cookies on your browser in order to better serve you when you next visit the site.

Membership databases, emails, and online forms

In relation to emails

  • Your email address will be recorded if you send us an email or message.
  • You email will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it
  • Your email address will not be added to a mailing list unless you have requested this
  • Your email address will not be disclosed without your consent

If the owner of this site acts on behalf of a third party this party is considered, in partnership with the owner of this site, to be the co-collector of such data.

This site maintains records of its members and uses the web site to gather or update member details. These details are collected and stored purely for the business of the owner of this site and are not divulged to any third party.

Any other personal information recorded by us through online forms or other online mediums is only collected in accordance with the law, will not be collected without your consent and the purpose of the collection will be made clear.

Discussion groups, mailing lists, online forums, bulletin boards

This site may host discussions groups, which allow discussion via posts on a web site, or by email. Some may allow chat using IRC. Some of these services have a publicly accessible web archive. Where there is a web archive, subscribers are informed. If you subscribe to one of these services you should be aware that your complete email, including your email address, may be available across the web to anyone who searches through the archive.

Security

This site maintains the same level of security for Personal Information collected in an electronic format as it does for that collected in paper format.

However, if you are providing Personal Information via an email or an online form you should be aware that there are risks in transmitting data via the Internet unless it is encrypted with a security certificate. This site uses encryption and related server side mechanisms for secure data transfer in areas of the site where financial transactions may take place (e.g. credit card details). In other cases, where no financial transactions take place, web forms on this site will not have encryption. The site is also protected by firewall technology.

Feedback

If at any time you believe the principles referred to in this privacy statement have not been followed, or have any other comments on these principles, please notify the owner of this site.

The use of the term “Personal Information” in this privacy statement means any information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.

Copyright

The content of this site is protected by the Copyright Act 1968. Use of any content on this site, other than those permitted by the Copyright Act, are not permitted.

If you require further information, you can contact us by email at: info (at) qld.alp.org.au

Disclaimer

The owner of this site is not liable for any loss, damage or expense incurred arising form or in connection with connected the accuracy, reliability or currency of the material and information which can be accessed from this site (including linked sites). You should seek legal advice before acting on any information contained in this site.

The owner of this site makes no warranties that the information on this site is free of computer viruses. Although security measures are in place, the owner of this site is not liable for any damage to your computer, hard drive or software.