The National Centre for Forensic Science seeks to adhere to the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Websites developed by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
When you browse our website, our system automatically makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
- Your server address
- Top level domain name (eg .com, .net, .gov, .au etc)
- The type of browser and operating system you used
- Date and time of your visit
- The previous site visited
- Which pages are accessed
- The time spent on individual pages and the site overall
- Which files were downloaded.
No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities, except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency (eg Australian Federal Police) exercises a warrant to inspect our web server's log files.
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for information such as:
- Sending an email
- Participating in a survey
- Undertaking a payment or other transaction
Use of personal information collected
Any personal information you choose to provide will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided and will not be disclosed to other persons or organisations without your prior consent.
The internet is an unsecure medium and users should be aware that there are inherent risks transmitting information across the internet. Information submitted unencrypted via email or web forms may be at risk of being intercepted, read or modified.
This site contains links to other sites. The NCFS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Google will not collect personal information about you and the reports provided by Google to us will only contain aggregate non-personal data about your use of this website. (These reports may contain data relating to pages viewed, files downloaded or the completion of online subscriptions). We will use the data collected by Google Analytics to improve the functionality of this website.