The collection, use, storage, disclosure and correction of personal information by ACVIP is governed by The Privacy Act 1993. Personal information means information about an identifiable individual. ACVIP complies with the obligations of the Privacy Act 1993.
ACVIP collects, stores and uses and discloses personal information about individuals in a number of circumstances set out below.
1. Collection of Information
The following information is recorded and logged by the ACVIP server when you visit this website:
your browser's internet address;
your server's address
your domain name
your IP address
the date and time of your visit to the site
the pages you accessed and documents downloaded
the previous site visited
the type of browser you are using and
the username entered if accessing a restricted site.
ACVIP uses this information for statistical purposes and for system administration tasks to maintain this service. ACVIP does not attempt to identify individuals as part of regular business practice. However, in the event of an investigation, ACVIP, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect relevant server logs.
Confidential and personal information
ACVIP takes all reasonable precautions to guard against unauthorised access to confidential and personal information including the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information held by ACVIP on its servers. When personal information is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected it may be deleted.
A cookie is a very small text file that is sent to your browser from our web server and stored on your computer hard drive. The text file is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies help us to provide the user with a customized experience without having to remind us of his/her preferences each time he/she returns to our web pages. Cookies cannot damage files, nor can they read information from the hard drive of a computer. It is possible to disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser. However, doing so may restrict your ability to access some web pages.
2. Disclosure of personal information
Personal information held by ACVIP will only be disclosed to third parties with your consent unless we are obliged to disclose information in certain circumstances set out in the Act or by order of any Court of Tribunal of competent jurisdiction.
If at any stage you provide us with your email address either as part of a message or by completing a web form, we will only use your email address for the purposes for which it was provided. We will not subscribe your email address to any external mailing list without your consent.
External sites that are linked to or from this site are generally not under the control or responsibility of ACVIP and you are advised to review their privacy statement.
The committee is committed to:
No personal data should be collected, shared or used without consent of the user;
In case we intend to use any data from users, they will be informed beforehand;
Privacy / confidentiality statement: we assure our contributors of total privacy and confidentiality of their data. We will seek their prior permission before utilizing any data provided by them.