The National Marine Safety Committee records statistical information about site usage from its visitors which is used to assist us in making a more effective web site for our users. The National Marine Safety Committee does not place any tracking or identifying material on the users computer or pass on any of this information to any third party except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider's logs.
The National Marine Safety Committee seeks to adhere to the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Websites developed by the Australian Privacy Commissioner. In particular National Marine Safety Committee seeks to comply with Information Privacy Principles of the Privacy Act 1988 managed by the Dept. of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (a copy of the Act is available at COMLAW the legal information retrieval system owned by the Australian Attorney General's Department.)
This page explains the type of information that is collected by the National Marine Safety Committee, how such information is used, and under what circumstances and to whom it may be disclosed. If you have any privacy concerns, you should direct them to the Secretariat of the National Marine Safety Committee.
Personal information solicited on National Marine Safety Committee's website is confidential and treated in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988.
When you look at this web site, National Marine Safety Committee's web server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes - the user's server address, the date and time of your visit to the site, pages accessed and documents downloaded. National Marine Safety Committee will make no attempt to identify users or their browsing activities or disclose any information gathered except where is required or authorised by law. Web pages which contain CGI scripts (forms that can be submitted, page counters etc.) can record your IP address, time of visit, and CGI function used. This information is only gathered for diagnostic and evaluation purposes.
National Marine Safety Committee will only record your e-mail address if you send National Marine Safety Committee a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list, unless you have requested this to occur.
This site contains links to other sites. National Marine Safety Committee is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.