Scope

This statement applies to user interactions with the Cowra Regional Art Gallery website.

General

The site makes some use of data that directly or indirectly identifies users. We do not use any personal information for any purpose which is not related to the services we provide to you via this site. We take great care with practices that affect personal privacy.

Data collection

Data that in some way identifies the user is gathered during interactions with the website in the following circumstances:

Computer information

It is a necessary part of visiting any website, that the user’s web browser provides the machine’s identity, through its IP address, to the web-server, so that the server can address the reply to the correct machine. In addition, the browser-type and operating system are provided.

Navigation and clickstream data

Browsing any website, including this site, generates a trail of the pages that are visited, and the time apparently spent displaying each page. We use cookies to better analyse user navigation trends, for setting accessibility preferences, and to provide additional information to our web analysis software. These cookies can be blocked without impacting your interaction with the website.

Online forms

The site has several forms that collect voluntary data from our users for the purposes of improving our service to clients and individuals who want to work with us.

Data storage, use and disclosure, and retention

The data collated or used by this website and by staff involved in the management of the website, is only used for:

  • website and system administration, including monitoring to prevent security breaches
  • customisation of the website to the user’s needs
  • evaluation, research and development.

Identified data may be disclosed to a third party only in circumstances in which it is legally authorised, such as in the investigation of a criminal offence, and in compliance with a search warrant or subpoena.

Users aged under 16

If you are aged 16 or under, your parent or guardian’s permission is required before you provide personal information to this website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

Accountability

The staff operating this site, and most Commonwealth, State or Local government agencies, are subject to the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988.

Social media

This website provides some offerings that allow you to follow the activities of the Cowra Regional Art Gallery through Twitter and Facebook.

When users follow Cowra Regional Art Gallery on any of these services, the data is kept by the respective social network and not by this website.