Collection of personal information
When you view our website, our hosting service providers record your visit and log the following information on our behalf:
- your server address
- top level domain name (e.g. .com, .gov, .org, .au)
- the date and time of your visit
- pages accessed and documents downloaded
- previous site you visited
- type of browser, operating system and screen resolution being used
- any search terms entered to find information on the site.
This information is used to analyse traffic and computer system patterns for the purpose of improving our site.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities, unless disclosure is required by or under an Australian law or a court/tribunal order or the disclosure is permitted under the Privacy Act in relation to an enforcement related activity.
We do not record your user identity or email address unless you choose to send us a message or subscribe to our Alerts email service.
Please note, when you send an email to us, the content of your email as it is transferred across the internet may not be secure. Contact us by telephone, fax or post if you have concerns about the security of your message.
In addition to web server logs, the AAT’s main website (www.aat.gov.au) uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Reports obtained from Google Analytics are used to help analyse how our website is used.
Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’ which are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. 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 of America.
Google uses this information to evaluate your use of our website, compile reports on website activity for website operators and provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
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Contact the AAT
Contact the Principal Registry, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any privacy concerns when using our website.