NOSA Privacy Policy

1. NOSA
1. NOSA operates this website and can be contacted by emailing fraser.clare{at}gmail.com
2. In this privacy policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refers to NOSA. “You” and “yours” refers to the person(s) accessing the NOSA website.
2. IP ADDRESSES
1. When you browse the NOSA website, our server will log your computer’s IP address. An IP addresses is allocated to your computer by your internet service provider each time you log on to the internet and will probably be different each time you log on. Unless you have provided us with personal data (such as your name and email address), your IP address alone will not allow us, or any third parties employed by us, to identify you or any individuals who have browsed the NOSAwebsite from your computer.
2. We will use the information we gather for administration of the NOSA website and to help us improve our website by analysing statistics about its use. We may employ the services of third parties to help us host and run the NOSA website or to analyse usage data.
3. COOKIES
1. When you browse the NOSA website, a small text file called a cookie may be downloaded to your computer. The cookie identifies your computer to our server and allows us to track which areas of the NOSA website you visit, for how long, and which path you take through the website. Our cookies also allow us to determine whether your computer has been used to visit the NOSA website before. Unless you have voluntarily provided us with personal data (such as your name or email address), we will not be able to identify you, or any individual who browses the NOSA website from your computer.
2. We use the information which we gather to help us improve our website by analysing statistics about its use. We may employ the services of third parties to help us host and run the NOSAwebsite or to analyse usage data.
3. You do not have to accept cookies in order to browse the NOSA website. The Information Advertising Bureau website at www.allaboutcookies.org gives information about cookies and the ‘manage cookies’ area tells you how you can:
1. delete cookies from your computer;
2. set your browser to reject cookies; or
3. set your browser to alert you each time a cookie is sent to your computer.
4. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
1. NOSA will deal with any personal data that you provide to us in accordance with the provisions of the Australian privacy laws.
2. You do not have to provide us with any personal data in order to browse the NOSA website. However, if you email us via our ‘contact us’ link or ask us to send you information or to grant access to a NOSA database which may have restricted access, we will keep a record of your name and email address together with any other personal data that you provide to us (your “personal information”) in order to reply, send you the requested information or to allow you access to theNOSA database.
3. We will not use your personal information for direct marketing. We will only use your personal information to respond to emails from you, to provide information which you have requested, or to grant you access to a NOSA database.
4. We will not pass your personal information to any third parties unless required to do so by law. However, we may employ third party contractors to provide specific services related to the NOSAwebsite who will require access to the information which you have provided. We will ensure that such access to your information is limited to that which is reasonably necessary to perform those services for us and will ensure that the third party contractors protect your information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.
5. We take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect your personal information from unauthorised access or modification, unlawful destruction or improper use. However, the internet is an open system and we do not guarantee that your personal information will be immune to interception by others.
5. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
1. The NOSA website contains links to other websites which do not belong to us. If you click through to any such website, you will be subject to the privacy policy and terms and conditions governing that website. Before submitting any personal information through such a linked website, you should read the privacy policy and any associated terms and conditions carefully.
6. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
1  We reserve the right to change our privacy policy from time to time. We will post any amended privacy policy on the NOSA website so that you are always able to access the latest version. Please do so regularly, because your continued use of this website after we post any amended privacy policy constitutes your acceptance to be bound by it.
The assistance of the Thrombosis Research Institute in allowing NOSA to use their form of disclaimer is gratefully acknowledged