Protecting your privacy when you visit this web site.
In complying with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000, General Practice Queensland provides the following advice to users of this web site about the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information.
The aim of this advice is to inform users of this site about:
- what personal information is being collected;
- who is collecting personal information;
- how personal information is being used;
- access to personal information collected on this site; and
- security of personal information collected on this site.
What personal information is being collected
Unless this web site asks for specific personal information in order to respond to requests for information or to register users for particular services, only the following information will be collected when you use this site:
- your server address;
- your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc);
- the date and time of your visit to the site;
- the pages you accessed and the documents downloaded;
- the previous site you visited; and
- the type of browser you are using.
This information is collected for statistical purposes and to enable us to improve the navigation functions of our web site.
Who is collecting personal information?
The above information is collected by our Internet Service Provider [Telstra Bigpond].
Where this site specifically asks for your personal information (for example to respond to requests for information or to register users for particular services), your personal information will only be collected by staff of this Division who have responsibility for responding to such requests or administrating such registrations.
How is personal information used?
Personal information collected on this web site will only be used for the purposes stated at the time of collection.
Your personal information will not be added to a mailing list or used for any other purpose without your consent.
This web site only uses session cookies and only during a search query of the web site. Our Internet Service Provider has assured us that no cookies are employed on this web site except for those associated with the search engine. The web site statistics for this site are generated from the web logs as outlined above.
Upon closing your browser the session cookie set by this web site is destroyed and no personal information is maintained which might identify you should you visit our web site at a later date.
Cookies can be either "persistent" or "session" based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and may be used to track your browsing behaviour upon return to the issuing web site. Session cookies are short-lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser.
Access to personal information collected on this site
Unless required by law to do so General Practice Queensland will only disclose personal information collected on this site to a third party if consent has been provided.
Security of personal information collected on this site
This site does not provide facilities to guarantee the secure transmission of information across the Internet. Whilst reasonable efforts are used to provide security, users should be aware that there are inherent risks in the transmission of information across the Internet.