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Privacy Policy

Australian Science Innovations Incorporated (ASI) takes all care with practices that affect personal privacy and adopts best practice in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles and the Privacy Act.

ASI and its employees may use or disclose personal information in the administration and performance of ASI’s activities, including the publication of a student’s results if the student has achieved a prize or outstanding result. ASI will not otherwise disclose personal information unless required or authorised by law, or with the student’s consent.

ASI will not disclose personal information provided by school administrators or representatives to any other group or organisation unless they have provided permission when entering third party promotions connected with ASI programs. Otherwise it will only be used for the purposes for which it was provided.

Credit card information provided via the ASI secure online payment gateway is not recorded or stored by ASI.

When visiting the Australian Science Innovations website our server records your visit and log the following – the user’s server address, the user’s top level domain name, the date and time of the visit, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited and the type of browser used. This information is used for statistical purposes only.

The Australian Science Innovations website also uses cookies.

A cookie is a short piece of data which is sent from a web server to a web browser on the user’s machine when the browser visits the server’s site. The cookie is stored on the user’s machine, but it is not an executable program and cannot do anything to your machine.

Whenever a web browser requests a file from the same web server that sent the cookie, the browser sends a copy of that cookie back to the server along with the request. In this way, the server knows you have visited before and can co-ordinate your access to different pages on its web site.

A server cannot find out a name or email address, or anything about a user’s computer, by using cookies. Cookies are essential in providing a seamless access to some online databases. asi.edu.au uses first-party cookies to obtain session details for access to parts of our sites. Cookie information is not stored or collected by asi.edu.au.

Google Analytics

In addition to web server logs, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Reports obtained from Google Analytics are used to help improve the efficiency and usability of this website.

Google Analytics uses first-party cookies and JavaScript code to gather statistics about how the website is accessed. It anonymously tracks how our visitors interact with this website, including where they came from, what they did on the site including such things as news registration. The information generated by the cookie and JavaScript code about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers located outside Australia. Google is based in the United States of America (USA).