The Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria, acknowledges and respects the privacy of individuals. We support and endorse the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 and will comply with these principles whenever personal information as defined by the Act is collected by us.
1.1 Information collected
When you look at this web site, our server or our Internet Service Provider makes a record of your visit and may log the following information for statistical purposes:
your server address (which includes your top level domain name – e.g com, .gov, org );
the date and time of your visit to the site;
the pages you accessed and documents downloaded;
the previous site you have visited;
the type of browser you are using.
1.2 Access to information collected
The Uniting Church in Australia will not make an attempt to identify users or their browsing activities. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our Internet Service Provider’s logs.
1.3 Use of information collected
We will only record the details which you proffer if you send us a message. Your e-mail address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and it will not be added to a mailing list or used for any other purpose without your consent.
This site does not provide facilities for the secure transmission of information across the Internet.
Users should be aware that there are inherent risks transmitting information across the Internet.
This web site will use persistent cookies for statistical purposes, and session cookies to enable users to remain signed in to the website.
Cookies can be either “persistent” or “session” based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and may be used to track your browsing behaviour upon return to the issuing web site. Session cookies are short-lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser.
Upon closing your browser the session cookie set by this web site is destroyed and no personal information is maintained which might identify you should you visit our web site at a later date.
When signing in, you may opt for a persistent cookie to enable you to remain signed in to the website after you have closed your browser.
Contact this office
Please contact this Office for further information at the following email address SynodVicTasWebServices@victas.uca.org.au