Privacy

Submitted by annie on Tue, 2006-11-14 10:05.

Thank you for visiting the OAK Law Project's website. The OAK Law Project is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our website. We understand that visitors to and users of this website are concerned about their privacy and the security of any information that they may provide.
Like many other websites, we monitor usage of the QUT site to help us to make it useful to as many visitors as possible. Consequently, our website does collect some information about users of the site, and we may also ask you for information in order to provide a service to you. Details of what we collect and how it is used are contained in this statement.
Use of cookies and other information collection technologies
Internet cookies are small strings of text placed on users' hard drives during the data exchange that happens when a browser points to a website. Cookies allow a website to store information on a user's machine and retrieve it later. Cookies and other information collection technologies can only store information that is explicitly provided by the user or visitor in the first place, or information the website already knows about the user, such as their IP address.
OAK's website uses cookies for:
identifying unique visitors to the site for statistical purposes (that is, you will be allocated a visitor number which will be held in a cookie on your computer for a fixed period, such as 30 days. This cookie will also hold your IP address).

Most browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies. You can choose to adjust your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when they are being used.
Site usage
When you visit the OAK Law Project's website, the web server logs the following information, which is used for statistical purposes:
the IP address of the computer you are using or an IP that is dynamically allocated by your internet service provider;
the date and time of your visit;
the pages accessed and documents downloaded;
the file size of the pages downloaded;
the type of browser used;
the referring page (ie last page visited before entering the QUT site).
Email and feedback information
Email messages may be monitored by website support staff for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes. OAK will not disclose these details to third parties without your consent (unless required by law).