What is "Personal Information"?
"Personal information" is any information or opinion (recorded in any form) about a person, whether true or not, from which that person may be identified.
What we use your information for
We use the information that we collect to research the needs of our customers and potential customers, improve the content of Prelude to the Reading Room' website www.Prelude to the Reading Room.com.au (the Site) and to market our products and services where Prelude to the Reading Room has obtained your consent.
What types of "Personal Information" do we collect?
The types of "Personal Information" which Prelude to the Reading Room may obtain about a person for the purposes of marketing or to assist with our internal reporting are:
1. Personal information provided by individuals via our contact and registration forms, contests, or other means, either in person or via the Site.
2. Personal information collected by Prelude to the Reading Room for the purposes of marketing (ie. photographs).
3. Aggregated information on the usage of the Site. When you visit the Site, Prelude to the Reading Room' Internet Service Provider records your visit and logs your server address, top level domain name (ie. .com, .gov, .au), the date and time, the pages accessed and documents downloaded.
4. Personal information provided by individuals applying for employment at Prelude to the Reading Room. This information will be used for the sole purpose of assessing your application for employment.
You can have access to the information Prelude to the Reading Room holds on you
Prelude to the Reading Room adopts a policy of open access by our customers and potential customers to their personal information. If you request access to your personal information, we will give it to you unless giving your access would unreasonably impact upon the privacy of others, would provide access to information generated through a commercially sensitive decision-making process, would prejudice negotiations involving Prelude to the Reading Room, would pose a threat to individual or public health and safety, or would otherwise be unlawful.
Keeping information about you secure and up to date
Prelude to the Reading Room aims to keep your personal information secure and up to date. You can update your personal information at anytime by contacting Prelude to the Reading Room' Privacy Officer. If we find we have no further need for your personal information we will remove it from our system and destroy all record of it. We would welcome any changes to your details so as to keep our records up to date.
Your rights to limit our use of information about you
Where it is lawful and practicable, you can also deal with us anonymously.
Your right to register a privacy complaint
Prelude to the Reading Room places a high importance on the security, integrity and privacy of personal information. Consistent with this approach the Site uses SSL to secure transmissions of the internet. You should be aware, however, that there are inherent risks associated with transmitting information across the internet.
Consistent with industry practice, the Site's web server automatically records clickstream data. This data is collected by Prelude to the Reading Room, or in some instances an independent service provider, to measure and evaluate the Site for internal monitoring and reporting purposes. Clickstream data recorded by the Site's server includes:
- Your server address;
- The web page your are visiting;
- The date and time you visited the Site;
- The pages you accessed and documents you downloaded;
- The type of browser you are using; and
- The address of the referring site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Further Privacy Information
For more information about privacy issues and protecting your privacy, visit the Office of the Victorian Privacy Commissioner website.
Prelude to the Reading Room' Web Site ("Web Site") is owned and operated by Hexham P/L and is hosted on a server in the State of Victoria. The use of the Web Site and any material or information contained in the Web Site ("Material") is governed by the law of the State of Victoria, Australia.
By using or accessing any part of the Web Site or the Material you agree to be bound by these terms.
Changes to the Web Site and Material
The Web Site and the Material are subject to change at any time without notice and may contain errors. Prelude to the Reading Room makes no warranties or representations as to the quality, accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the Web Site or the Material. In particular Prelude to the Reading Room does not provide you with legal, financial or other advice by means of the Web Site or the Material. You should obtain independent legal advice before acting on any Material.
To the extent permitted by law Prelude to the Reading Room excludes all warranties, whether express or implied, in relation to the Web Site, the Material, all links to or from the Web Site, and the products and services accessible thereby.
The Web Site may contain links to other web sites. Prelude to the Reading Room provides those links as a ready reference for searching the internet and not as an endorsement of those web sites, their operators or the goods and services that they describe. Prelude to the Reading Room is not responsible for and will not be liable in respect of the content or operation of those web sites or any of the goods and services that they describe.
You are not permitted to link to or frame the Web Site without Prelude to the Reading Room' express written permission.
Copyright in the Web Site, the Material and all components of them is owned or licensed by Prelude to the Reading Room unless otherwise indicated. You must not copy, modify or transmit any of the Material except as permitted below. You are permitted to save, print and reproduce pages from the Web Site (but not excerpts from pages) solely for your personal information, research or study, but you must not modify those copies and you must include the Prelude to the Reading Room copyright notice "Prelude to the Reading Room" on all copies.
The Web Site contains trade marks which may be registered or otherwise protected by law. These include the Prelude to the Reading Room logo and the logos of various Prelude to the Reading Room products and services. You are not permitted to use these trade marks.
Subject to any applicable law which cannot be excluded, Prelude to the Reading Room' liability in respect of the Web Site and the Material is limited to resupplying the relevant Material or the reasonable cost of resupplying the relevant Material, whichever Prelude to the Reading Room sees fit to provide. Prelude to the Reading Room will not in any case be liable for any direct or indirect lost profit or incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of or in connection with the Web Site or the Material.
3rd Party Providers and Specialists
While Prelude to the Reading Room uses every effort to ensure the content of this site is up-to-date and correct, information provided by 3rd party providers and specialists displayed by this site are a guide only. Prelude to the Reading Room does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy of information or the provision of their products and services.
For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Office of the Victorian Privacy Commissioner website.