In general, we will only use your personal information for the purposes for which you have disclosed it to us. However we may also use or disclose your personal information where this is necessary to prevent a serious threat to health or safety, or it is required or authorized by law, or to enforce the law.
Information Collected on our Website
If when you visit our website, you request to receive information from CERT, we will keep a record of your email address, and any other information you provide, for the purposes for which you provide that information. We will not disclose your personal information without your consent, unless required or authorized by law.
Site Visit Data
When you visit our website to read, browse or download documents, we record the following details about your visit:
- your Internet Protocol (IP) address;
- the previous site you visited;
- your type of browser and operating system used; and
- the pages you access and the documents you download.
This information is gathered for statistical purposes and to aid us in understanding how visitors use our website. We do not gather information that can personally identify site visitors, however, governmental agencies may be entitled to inspect such records in the event of an investigation.
Access to and correction of personal information
CERT is committed to maintaining accurate, timely, relevant and appropriate information about our customers, clients and website visitors.
If your request for your personal information is in accordance with the National Privacy Principles, then we will give you access to that information.
Inaccurate information will be corrected upon receiving advice to this effect from you. To ensure confidentiality, details of your personal information will be passed on to you only if we are satisfied that the information relates to you.
If we refuse to provide you with access or correct the personal information held about you by us, then we will provide reasons for such refusal.
You accept that your use of this site indicates your acceptance of this privacy statement and our disclaimer.
Please note that the content of the privacy statement may be updated from time to time. You should regularly check both the privacy and disclaimer statements to ensure that you have the latest versions.
These privacy guidelines were last updated on 4 September 2009.
If you wish to access or update your personal information or have any queries about your privacy, please contact us at the following address:
The Privacy Officer
Centre for Excellence in Rail Training