a commitment to respect your privacy
how information about use of this site is handled.
The site embodies a recognition of the significance of
personal and other information in the global information
economy. (The privacy guide
on this site highlights particular industry reports, academic
studies and government regulations about privacy).
The author is committed to respecting your privacy on
a 'best practice' basis. Operation of the site complies
with the Internet Industry Association's draft Code
of Practice and the December 2000 amendments to the
Commonwealth Privacy Act.
privacy on this site
Information about users of this website is not provided
to another business entity or academic institution, ie
we do not sell or otherwise provide profiling data or
mailing lists to other bodies.
Information that identifies the network identity of any
device accessing any page of the site may be retained
and used for network analysis, usage analysis, and research
into usage patterns for the purpose of improving our information
Apart from security/law enforcement exceptions noted below,
we will not disclose or publish information that identifies
individual machines, or may potentially identify sub-groupings
of addresses without consent.
Access to and use of that information is restricted to
Caslon Analytics personnel and contractors subject to
an agreement to adhere to this policy. Data storage and
disposal arrangements meet Australian best practice standards.
We reserve the right to gather more extensive information
than indicated above regarding any attempted access to
the site that raises security issues, or in circumstances
where there is reason to believe a breach of the law is
being or has been committed, and where necessary to make
disclosures to the relevant authorities.
confidentiality of data collection
From time to time Caslon conducts surveys and gains information
from focus groups or in one-on-one discussions. All information
gathered - offline and online - is treated on a confidential
Unless previously and explicitly identified during the
collection process we do not disclose any data that could
reasonably be expected to enable identification of individual
citizens or that can be readily attributed to particular
studies and other reports commissioned from Caslon are
treated on a strict commercial-in-confidence basis. Release,
in full or in part, of data and recommendations is subject
to prior agreement.
This site contains links to other sites, including those
that are not maintained by Caslon Analytics and that are
located in the United States or other jurisdictions outside
When you visit another site any information that you provide
that site. Caslon is not responsible for the privacy practices
of such other sites, which may differ from our own.
We encourage visitors to be aware when they leave this
site and to read the privacy statements of each and every
site that collects personally identifiable information.
changes to this policy
The web is an evolving medium. Regulatory requirements,
consumer expectations and best practice change. If we
we will identify the changes on this page before they
take effect and the policy will be versioned accordingly.
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