Web Privacy Statement
The Privacy Act 1988 defines personal information as meaning information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable: whether the information or opinion is true or not; and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
This website is managed by International Security Training Academy Pty Ltd (ISTA). We take our obligation to protect your privacy seriously.
We might collect personal information from you when you visit this site. You can generally visit this site without telling us who you are unless you choose to provide such information.
Browsing Log Information
When you use our online services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your server address, your top-level domain name (for example, .com, .gov, .au, .uk, etc.), the date and time of visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents viewed, the previous sites visited, the browser type, the browser language, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
No attempt is made to identify you through your browsing other than in exceptional circumstances, such as an investigation into the improper use of the website.
Cookies are used to maintain contact with a user through a website session. A cookie is a small file stored by your web browser software on your computer when you access our website. Cookies allow us to recognise an individual web user as they browse our website.
These files are used only fo the duration of a web browser session with our website. All cookies will be immediately removed when you end your internet session or shut down your computer. Our copy of your information will be authomatically deleted twenty minutes after you have last used our system.
This information is only used to help you use our website systems more efficiently, not to track your movements through the internet, or to record your personal information.
These files stay in one of your browser subfolders until you delete them manually or your browser deletes them based on the duration period contained within the persistent cookie’s file (usually beyond the termination o fthe current session).
No personal information is stored within cookies used by our website. No attempt will be made to identify anonymous users or their browsing activities unldess we are legally compelled to do so.
Collection and Analytics
The information collected includes when you accessed our website, how you accessed the site (for example, from a search engine, a link, an advertisement) and what you did on the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purposes of compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Demographic and interest reports may be generated including identifiers such as your age, gender, affinity categories (for example, education and training interests), in-market segments and other categories based on acquisition, behaviour, and conversions metrics. These reports may be used by the department to assist it to make policy and program decisions.
You can prevent your information from being collected on our website by:
- disabling location services on your browser/device.
Additional advice regarding how to protect yourself online can be found at Stay Smart Online.
You can find more information on the Privacy Commissioners website.
If at any time you believe we have not adhered to the principles referred to this privacy statement, contact us by email:
info (at) ista.edu.au