Privacy Statement

Introduction
This statement sets Spine NSW’s Website Privacy Policy for this website. We have developed this website to enable us to provide a range of services to you. As operator of this website, Spine NSW may need to collect, store and use information about users of the website. Spine NSW recognises the importance or protecting any personal information collected and respects the privacy of visitors to its websites.

Collection and use of personal information
In some sections of this website Spine NSW may request that you provide personal identifying information such as your name, e-mail address, phone number etc. While you do not have to provide this information to Spine NSW, failure to do so may mean that we are unable to provide services to you. Where you do provide this information, it is voluntarily submitted by you to Spine NSW. The information will only be used for the purposes explained to you when you provide it, and will not be disclosed to others except in accordance with applicable privacy law requirements.

Collection and use of web log information
When you visit our website, our servers will record a range of information on an anonymous basis. This includes your internet protocol address, internet service provider, domain name, date and time of visit, search items entered, previous site visited, browser type and operating system type. This information is used to help identify what parts of the website users access most frequently and how we can create a better service for users. It is not linked to any personal information you may provide as described above.

Use of cookies
As with many other website operators, Spine NSW may use standard technology called “cookies”. Cookies are small files that are transferred to your computer when you visit a website that may help provide additional functionality when your re-visit that site. Most browsers are by default enabled to accept cookies, but you may set your browser to refuse cookies. However, some areas of the website may not function properly if you do so.

External Links
The website may contain hyperlinks to other websites. Spine NSW is not responsible for the privacy practices of those website operators, and strongly recommends that before providing any personal information to such linked websites you examine their privacy policies.

General Information
If you have any queries or concerns please contact Spine NSW toll free on 1300 360 101 or care of 5/41 Higginbotham Road, Gladesville NSW 2111.

Additional privacy information is also available at: www.privacy.gov.au