Privacy

Web Privacy Statement

CQUniversity respects your privacy and respects our obligations to protect your privacy. The purpose of this page is to acquaint you with the information we capture and the ways in which we use it.

General Users

In the normal course of operation of our web servers, we collect information about users that may include:

  • IP Address
  • Type of Operating System and Browser
  • Operating Characteristics, like screening resolution, and colouring depth
  • The URL that referred you to our site
  • The part of the world from which you are accessing our site

This information is retained and used by web support teams and by system administrators to review and improve user experience on our site and to diagnose problems. We do not use this information to identify individual users.

You may choose to supply us with additional information electronically, in the course of certain requests you may make on our web site. Here are some examples:

  • If you choose to contact us or submit questions, we will solicit additional information to allow us to fulfil your request. This information may include your name, address, email address, or other identifying information.
  • If you choose to electronically do business with us, we may collect additional financial information, including your credit card number, expiration date, banking details or billing address.
  • If you choose to perform other functions with us, such as applications for admission, we may collect additional information, including your employment and education history, date of birth, phone number and residence status.

In these circumstances, if you are concerned about transmitting information over the Internet, you can always contact us via mail or phone. We will use this information to comply with your request. We will not use this information to add you to mailing lists and we do not sell this information to commercial third parties.

CQUniversity uses a variety of technologies to secure the information we collect on our servers and to secure the transmission of information to our servers. However, there is always a small possibility that your information could be inadvertently disclosed. By using our sites, you agree that CQUniversity is not liable for the inadvertent or unintentional disclosure of your information.

Information you choose to provide to us may become a record of the University and may be released to other agencies in the course of our normal business. CQUniversity may be ordered by a court, law enforcement agency or regulatory agency with jurisdiction to disclose information. CQUniversity will comply with such requests and is not obligated to notify you of such disclosure.

Some software components of our sites may write small files to your computer, known as cookies. These cookies are used to improve user experience and do not contain personally identifying information.

Authorized Users

If you access CQUniversity sites using passwords, computers or network connections supplied by CQUniversity, CQUniversity will have additional information about you including your identity and your relationship to the University. Notwithstanding anything in this statement, this information may be used to assess compliance with relevant University policies on use of technology.

Further Questions

If you have questions about this policy, please feel free to contact the Webmaster. If you feel your privacy has been violated, complaints should be addressed to the Vice-President & Registrar, CQUniversity, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702. Requests will be accepted by email.

More Information

For more detailed information you may wish to consult the following materials: