Privacy Statement

Disclaimer

James Cook University is not the author or copyright owner of any content uploaded to the PACFOLD Learn website. James Cook University does not guarantee, and accepts no legal responsibility whatsoever arising from or in connection with the accuracy, reliability, currency, correctness or completeness of any content uploaded to the PACFOLD Learn website.  James Cook University disclaims all responsibility and liability (including without limitation liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damage and costs which may be incurred as a result of using and relying on the content uploaded to the PACFOLD Learn website.

Privacy

PACFOLD Learn is committed to protecting the privacy of our website users. We must collect, store, provide access to, use and disclose personal information in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

We will collect personal information that you choose to give us via online forms, blog comments or by email for example:

you will provide personal information when you apply for membership to PACFOLD Learn you may subscribe to electronic mailing lists and RSS feeds you may subscribe to participate in blog discussions Apart from the above examples of when personal information will be collected, when you visit PACFOLD Learn to read or download information, our web measurement tool and Internet Service Providers record only anonymous information for statistical purposes including:

your server and IP address the name of the top level domain the type of browser used the date and time you accessed the site the pages accessed and documents downloaded the previous site you visited. These statistics provide information to assist us to make improvements to the website.

Email correspondence

Your email address details will not be added to a mailing list (unless you so request), nor will we disclose these details to third parties without your consent, unless required by law. Email messages may be monitored by our information technology staff for system trouble-shooting and maintenance purposes.

Cookies

Cookies are text files that a website can transfer to your computer when you access information on that site. Cookies allow websites to recognise you as you browse their website.

PACFOLD Learn uses Google Analytics to gather statistics about how the website is accessed. Google Analytics uses cookies to gather information for the purpose of providing statistical reporting.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers located outside of Australia. No personally identifying information is recorded or provided to Google. If you are logged in to the PACFOLD Learn website, information about your user account is NOT linked to data recorded by Google Analytics and is NOT provided to Google.

Information gathered using the Google Analytics cookie includes:

the number of visitors to the PACFOLD Learn website how visitors arrive at the PACFOLD Learn website, for example, did they type the address in directly, follow a link from another webpage, or arrive via a search engine? the number of times each page is viewed and for how long time and date of visit geographical location of the visitor information about what browser was used to view the PACFOLD Learn website and the operating system of the computer information about whether the browser supports Java and Flash the speed of the user’s internet connection. Some sections (including content uploaded by contributors to the site) may also contain embedded content from non PACFOLD Learn sites, such as videos, audio, slideshows, maps, forms, surveys and social media. This content may contain cookies from the originating site. Please refer to the original site for their privacy policies.

If you wish, you can set your browser to refuse or delete these cookies. Check your browser’s help information to find out how.

Security

We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure, and against other misuse. However, this site does not provide facilities for securely transmitting information across the Internet.

Links to other sites

This website contains links to other websites. James Cook University is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites.

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