Privacy

 

Introduction

This website is maintained and administered by the Art Gallery of Western Australia (“Gallery”). This privacy statement sets out the manner in which the Gallery will deal with information submitted to it through this website by members of the public.

The Gallery’s privacy policy is based on, and is consistent with, the National Principles of the Fair Handling of Personal Information, published by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. The National Principles may be viewed on the Australian Privacy Commissioner's website at www.privacy.gov.au.

When a user moves to another site, they leave the Gallery’s websites and are no longer protected by these privacy conditions.

General

When you visit this website, a record of your visit is kept for statistical and research purposes. Similar records may be kept when you use any of the interactive features found in this website.

The information kept for these purposes is:

Some of the interactive features found in this website may require you to enter personal information, such as your name and address. The Gallery stores this information in a secure manner, and disposes of it once the purpose for which it was collected has been achieved. The length of time for which such information is stored may vary according to the purpose for which it has been collected. No such information will be released to any third party without your prior consent, unless the Gallery is compelled to do so by law.

Registered Users

If you decide to register as a user of this website, you will be asked to submit various items of personal and other information. This information will be stored so that we may use it:

The information you provide may be combined with information from other sources (for example, census bureau data), so that we can better achieve these purposes. As a result, you may receive information about campaigns, promotions, and matters of interest to you.

The information you provide will not be released to any third party without your consent which may be given during the registration process, or at any time afterwards, unless the Gallery is compelled to do so by law.

Cookies, Spotlight Technology and Pixels or Transparent GIF Files

The Gallery and technology partners may employ Spotlight technology Cookies and Pixels or Transparent GIF files to help:

  1. Collect the information referred to under the heading "General" in this policy statement, and
  2. Save any preferences you may record whilst visiting this website.
  3. Manage online advertising
  4. Create permission-based email marketing communications

A cookie is a small string of text data that a website can send to your web browser. A cookie cannot extract information from your computer, transmit computer viruses, or capture and transmit your email address.

Pixels or Transparent GIF files are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies.

The Gallery uses the following companies and technologies:

Currently using

Uses from time to time


Important Note

If you delete cookies from your computer's web browser, you may remove the opt-out preference that you have set for the company's listed above. The opt-out cookies set may also expire and may need to be refreshed by using the information set out on this page.

 

Access to Information

Any person or organisation, whether or not a registered user of this website, who believes that we have gathered and stored personal information relating to them, whether through this website or otherwise, may contact us and request to view that information. They may also request the alteration of that information or its removal from our records.

Any such request or request for further details of our privacy statement should be directed to us by email or via the Contact Us form.

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