Information Automatically Logged
Murdoch may make a record of your visit to the AAN website and use a web server to log any of the following information:
• your server address, domain name and Internet Protocol address
• the date and time of the visit to a site
• the pages accessed and documents downloaded
• the previous site visited
• the type of web browser used
The data collected is used for the following purposes:
• web server and system administration, including monitoring to prevent security breaches
• revision of website content to better meet users’ information needs
• usage statistics for particular websites
• capacity planning
Access to web server logs is restricted to authorised system administrators.
A cookie is a small amount of information given to your web browser by our web server. The browser stores the message in a text file and the message is then sent back to the web server each time the browser requests a page from the server. It is possible to disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser. However, doing so may restrict your ability to access some web pages.
Cookies may be used for authentication purposes and to improve security during a user’s session online.
Cookies may store the following information:
• session (numbered key)
A numbered key is a unique number generated by a web server and is used to track your current session. The session key can be linked back to a user’s login identification.
Unique identifiers (such as login username and password) are collected when it is necessary to verify a user’s identity. Unique identifiers may also be used to access stored information about a user’s preferences to enable the dynamic display of a website according to your preferences when you return to that site.
Completion of website forms
Some pages on the AAN website may request that you provide personal identifying information such as your name, e-mail address, phone number etc. While you do not have to provide this information, failure to do so may mean that we are unable to provide services to you.
Where you do provide this information, it is voluntarily submitted by you to Murdoch. The information will only be used for the purposes explained to you when you provide it, and will not be disclosed to others except where disclosure is consistent with the purpose for which it was collected and is otherwise in accordance with applicable privacy law requirements.
Content hosted on AAN website may contain links to other Internet-accessible sites. Murdoch is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.
Complaints or queries about privacy
Any user with a query or complaint relating to the privacy of personal information collected via the AAN website, should contact Gail Phillips at Murdoch.