Thank you for visiting the web site (“site”) of Queensland Otology and for taking the time to view our privacy statement (“the statement”). Queensland Otology espects and is committed to protecting the privacy of our site’s users. This statement explains how we collect information about you and how we use it. By visiting and using our site, you consent to the practices described in this statement.
For the purposes of this statement, “Personal Information” means information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.
The only personal information that we collect is that which you tell us about yourself when you complete an on-line form, when you participate in any application that may be accessible through our site or if you otherwise specifically provide us with your personal information.
Unless you specifically tell us, we will never know who you are. If you do select to provide us with your personal information, you have our commitment to your privacy.
Cookies – We may use a feature of your browser called a “Cookie”. A “Cookie” is a piece of information that a web site sends to your browser. Cookies are used to add functionality, track web site usage and enables us to “personalise” your visits to our site. Cookies do not in themselves identify you; rather they identify your computer’s browser.
Most web browsers are set to accept Cookies however if you do not wish to receive Cookies you may set your browser to refuse them (this may result in you not being able to access parts of our site).
Click stream data – when you browse our site we may collect and log the following types of information (“Click stream data”) including without limitation:
Queensland Otology does not use the above Click stream data or Cookies to personally identify you. We use the data on an aggregate and anonymous basis for purposes which include generating statistics, managing the effectiveness of our site, identifying repeat visitors, building anonymous profiles of visitors to enable content (including advertising and promotions) on the site to be tailored to them and for market research.
Queensland Otology uses your personal information in the following ways:
In each e-mail you receive from us, we will endeavour to attach simple instructions on how you can immediately unsubscribe from our mailing list. In any event you can opt-out from receiving promotional material from us by calling us at +61 7 3839 7677 and asking to be removed from the mailing list.
If you wish to view the personal information we may hold about you, please send your request by phone to +61 7 3839 7677. If you wish to amend that information because it is out of date or incorrect, or if you wish your personal information to be deleted from our database, please email us at the same address.
Queensland Otology uses all reasonable endeavours to keep secure any personal information, which we hold, about you and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Your personal information is stored behind industry standard firewalls and where applicable protected by user names and passwords.
You can assist us in our security objectives by keeping confidential any user name or password with which Queensland Otology may provide you.
From time to time we may decide to amend or update this statement. Where this occurs, we will post any changes on this page. We encourage you to periodically review this statement so that you remain informed of how Queensland Otology is protecting your personal information.
Queensland Otology welcomes your questions and comments regarding this statement. If you have any suggestions as to how we may improve our privacy practices or if you are of the view that we have not adhered to this statement, please let us know.