We care about you and your personal information
sticknrudder.com.au is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) under the Privacy Act 1988. This regulates how we collect, use and disclose your personal information. We also follow the:
WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION
Gathering feedback and information from users about how they use the website helps us to provide the best possible experience on sticknrudder.com.au. The information helps us to understand:
In turn, we can build a better picture of users and deliver the relevant information, assistance, forms and services you need.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Clickstreams are the paths you take when navigating a website and the internet. When you visit a business.gov.au site, our servers may record the following information for statistical purposes:
- where you click, scroll or hover with your mouse
- your server (IP) address and machine name
- location details such as longitude, latitude, city, region and country
- the date and time you visited the site
- the top level domain name
- pages accessed and documents downloaded
- the number of bytes transmitted and received for each request
- the previous site or page visited
- search terms used
- the type of browser used
We examine this information to determine the traffic through the server and to specific pages or applications. This is so we can deliver better services. We also conduct statistical analysis to set priorities and allocate resources.
We will not identify users or their browsing activities. The only time this could happen is in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect server logs. We may keep statistics and log files indefinitely and use them at any time to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of our site information.
A cookie is information in a small data file that a website sends to your browser when you access a website. The cookie is stored on your device, but cannot do anything to it. It helps coordinate your access to pages on the website. We cannot find out your name or email address, or anything about your computer, by using cookies.
We use Google Analytics to help improve the efficiency and usability of our website. Google Analytics gathers statistics about how people access and use our website. It anonymously tracks things like:
- your country
- what you did on the site (such as news registration)
- your IP address
Google stores this information and uses it to:
- evaluate use of our website
- compile report on website activity for website operators
- provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage
Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to by law, or where third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
We use Google Tag Manager to improve the efficiency and usability of business.gov.au by measuring traffic and visitor behaviour.
Google Tag Manager uses tags that allow us to:
- measure traffic and visitor behaviour
- understand the impact of online advertising and social channels
- use remarketing and audience targeting
- test and improve our site
If you wish to contact Google, you can find contact details on Google’s Contact us page.
sticknrudder.com.au will only record your email address and personal information if you supply it to us, either by sending a message or completing and submitting a form.
When you use personal information this information will be used only for the purpose you provide it for. We won’t:
- add it to a mailing list unless you ask us to
- disclose or redistribute it unless we have your permission or we’re authorised or required by an Australian law, court or tribunal order
Collection of personal information
Personally identifiable information about you is collected only when you knowingly and voluntarily submit it to us. It may be used for acknowledgement and training purposes or future reference unless we disclose other uses in this Privacy Statement or at the time of collection.
If you provide us with your email address, it will not be added to any other mailing list or disclosed without your consent.
When you sign up to sticknrudder.com.au email subscriptions, the information you provide will be available to the company and to the email service we use.
- Hubspot is used for subscriptions our email subscription service.
We’ll use the information you provide to send you relevant emails.
Hubspot holds the information you provide in the USA, so relevant USA legislation will apply. Hubspot also complies with the Australian Privacy Act.
For more information:
How to check on your personal information
You may contact the company if you want to know what personal information Hubspot and the department has about you. To find out how to access the information or to complain about a breach of privacy please contact the company by one of the following:
- Email: [email protected]
- Post: 102/157 McNaught Road, Caboolture, Queensland, 4510.
Other ways you can receive our updates
We understand you may not feel comfortable subscribing under these terms and conditions.
If you still wish to receive the information provided in our email updates, you can get the same information through:
When you use sticknrudder.com.au’s social media pages, you are using an external site so are bound by their privacy principles. We encourage you to review their privacy policies. sticknrudder.com.au does not endorse, and is not accountable for, any views expressed by third parties using that site.
sticknrudder.com.au records all information posted to our social media channels and uses it:
- to administer the channels
- for record keeping
- to consider or address any comments made
We do not try to further identify social media subscribers unless requested and authorised by law.
Sharing our content through social media
If you’re a member of a social media site, these interfaces may allow it to connect your visits to this website with other personal information.