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Website Privacy Statement

This website is owned and operated by The Foundation for Research into Injury and Illness in the Workplace Inc (ResWorks) under the domain name 'www.rtwknowledge.org'. The Foundation for Research into Injury and Illness in the Workplace Inc (ResWorks) in a non profit association registered in the Australian state of Victoria.

This Privacy Statement explains our policy for handling personal information which you may provide to us when you access and interact with our website.

When you send us an email, the contents of your email and your email address are generally retained by us for only as long as is necessary to respond to your inquiry. However, they may be retained for longer if you consent, or where we believe we are required or authorised by law to retain the information for a longer period.

We may use your email address for any purpose for which you provide it. We may also use it to respond to feedback given to us about our website and our services, to provide you with any information you request, to confirm receipt of emails you have sent to us or if we need to contact you for any other reason.

The information which we will collect about you depends on how and why you access our website.

Our website uses web analyst Google Analytics as our web monitoring service provider. Further information about how Google Analytics collects and uses information gathered over the web is available from their website http://www.google.com/analytics/.

If you visit the website to read, browse or download information, our computer system will record information about the visit such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, the previous site you visited, your server's IP address, the date and time of your visit, the pages accessed and any information downloaded. We only use this information for statistical, reporting and Website administration and maintenance purposes.

Web beacons (also known as web bugs) are images, often embedded in code, that originate from a third party site to track visitor activities. The image is placed on pages and is generally invisible to visitors, who are not able to view the underpinning code. Your visit to this website is logged by Google Analytics for statistical purposes only, by using a web beacon to capture every visit, and measure interactivity at the browser-level.

While the anonymous statistical data we collect may be aggregated and used in broader statistical analysis by us or Google Analytics to improve our services, at no time can we personally identify you as the source of that data. We do not and will not marry any data collected by Google Analytics with any personal information.

Our website may offer interactive facilitie. If you use any of these interactive features, we may capture personal and health information which you enter. This information is collected, used, disclosed, stored and handled in accordance with the The Foundation for Research into Injury and Illness in the Workplace Inc (ResWorks) Privacy Policy.

Our website may contain links to websites which are owned or operated by third parties independent of The Foundation for Research into Injury and Illness in the Workplace Inc (ResWorks). Those websites should contain their own privacy statements, and their owners or operators are responsible for informing you about their security and privacy practices. We are not responsible for information on, or the privacy practices of, such websites.

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual's hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies can make web surfing easier for you by saving your preferences while you are on a site. Although this website does not directly use cookies, you should be aware that indirect cookies may be used when you follow a link from this website to another website.

We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control. However, you should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information across the Internet. So while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us online and individuals do so at their own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. If you are concerned about conveying sensitive material to us over the Internet, you might prefer to contact us by telephone or mail.

We will give you reasonable access to any personal information we hold about you in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act.

You acknowledge and accept that your use of the WorkSafe website indicates your acceptance of the terms of use outlined in this Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement replaces any other Privacy Statement previously published for the The Foundation for Research into Injury and Illness in the Workplace Inc (ResWorks) website.

We may at any time vary the Privacy Statement by publishing the varied Privacy Statement on our website. You accept that by your use of the WorkSafe website after any variation, we have provided you with sufficient notice of the variation and you are taken to have accepted the revised Privacy Statement.