Privacy Policy

Occupational Therapy Australia values highly the strong relationships we have with our customers. The collection of data at Occupational Therapy Australia is being handled with full and proper respect for the privacy of our customers. The data we collect is handled sensitively, securely and with proper regard to privacy. Occupational Therapy Australia does not disclose, distribute or sell the data we collect from our clients to third parties.

This site uses a feature of your web browser known as "cookies" to store information and identify you to the system while you are on a session. No personal details are contained in the cookies.

We recognise the importance of privacy protection. Our policy for dealing with any personal information that you might disclose to us while visiting this website is explained below.

The type of personal information that we collect from you will depend on how you use our website. You can be certain that the information we receive about you will be treated as strictly confidential.

We do not collect or use any personal information on visitors to our website, through the use of "cookies" or other software or hardware techniques.

We look at the number of hits the site receives and keep track of the domains from which this site is accessed.

To determine what our users are interested in, we may also look at the top 20 search words used in connecting you to this site.

If you log onto the website and read or download information our Internet Service Provider/Hosting Provider, will record your server address, domain name, the date and time of your visit to our site, the pages viewed and the information downloaded. This information is used for statistical and web site development purposes only.

We can also determine if you emailed any articles of interest to a friend using our 'email a friend' functionality. We record the email addresses of these recipients which may be used for our own marketing purposes.

The information collected will be used to send you e-mails when content relevant to your areas of interest are added to the site. The information may also be used to inform you of any forthcoming event that might be of interest to you.

It is our policy not to sell or pass on any personal information that you may have provided to us unless we have your expressed consent to do so or as part of the terms and conditions of membership. An exception to this is where Occupational Therapy Australia may be required by law to disclose certain information.

We will preserve the contents of any e-mail message that you send us if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so. E-mails sent to or from Occupational Therapy Australia are routinely monitored for quality control, systems administration and legal compliance purposes.

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