Vision Training does not have any responsibility for the privacy policies or practices of third-party sites linked to this site.
By using this website, applications and services, or otherwise providing us with your information, you acknowledge and agree to us collecting, holding, using and disclosing your personal information as described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not wish to be bound by this Statement, you should not access or otherwise use this website or services.
What information do we collect?
When you look at the pages on this website, our computers automatically record information that identifies, for each page accessed:
the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the machine which has accessed it
your top-level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc.)
the address of your server
the date and time of your visit to the site
the pages accessed, documents downloaded and keywords searched on the website
the previous website visited
the type of browser and operating system you have used
the number of screen colours displayed on the device
the time spent on each page.
Only some of this information may be considered personal information. We may also collect your personal information if you use the feedback facilities on this website or request a newsletter subscription.
How we collect this information?
'Cookies' are small pieces of text data that a web server can store on, and later retrieve from, a user's computer. They do not personally identify you but do identify your browser. Cookies can be either 'persistent' or 'session' based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and may be used to track your browsing behaviour upon return to the issuing web site. Session cookies are short-lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you shut down your browser.
This website uses persistent cookies.
They record your preferences regarding your use of the website and provide us with other information about your enquiry that allows us to recognise your browser if you return to this website in the future. This allows Vision Training to present information that may be most relevant to you based on your previous visits. They also help Vision Training to understand what parts of the website users find the most useful and improve the effectiveness of the website.
The cookies on this website do not read the information on your hard drive. They do not make your computer perform any actions or make your computer send information to any other computer via the internet. Vision Training does not attempt to associate cookies with users' names or identities. Our server cannot find out your name or email address, or anything about your computer, by using cookies.
This website uses Google Analytics, a reporting service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’) and its subsidiaries. Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’ to help us analyse how users navigate the website. The information generated by cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. For more details visit Google Analytics Terms of Service.
How do we use the information collected?
The information collected during each visit is aggregated with similar logged information and published in reports for Vision Training to identify patterns of usage of the website. This will assist us in improving this website and the services offered on it.
Personal information collected through your request for newsletter subscriptions will be used according to the "Newsletter subscriptions"
Vision Training will not disclose or publish information that identifies individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings of addresses, without consent or otherwise in accordance with the New South Wales Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.
Other uses and disclosures
Vision Training will collect, use and disclose more extensive information than stated above in the following circumstances:
unauthorised attempts to access files which are not published on this website pages;
unauthorised tampering or interference with files published on this website;
unauthorised attempts to index the contents of this website by other websites;
attempts to intercept messages of other users of this website;
communications which are defamatory, abusive, vilify individuals or groups or which give rise to a suspicion that an offence is being committed; and
attempts to otherwise compromise the security of the webserver, breach the laws of the State of New South Wales or Commonwealth of Australia, or interfere with the enjoyment of the website by other users.
Vision Training reserves the right to make disclosures to relevant authorities where the use of this website raises a suspicion that an offence is being, or has been, committed.
In the event of an investigation, Vision Training will provide access to data to any law enforcement agency that may exercise a warrant to inspect our logs.
What do we do with feedback and form information?
This website provides feedback facilities to allow users to provide input into the future development of the website and to comment on the provision of service by Vision Training.
Personal information may be requested to enable follow up for more details, to provide a reply to your feedback, if requested. Providing personal information to us is voluntary. However, if you do not provide contact details we will not have any way of communicating with you. The information you provide will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected.
If you have not chosen which mailing list you are on, we will put you in the general mailing list.
Vision Training requests your email address, and name so that we can provide you with regular updates through an email newsletter.
For the same purpose, Vision Training may provide this information to a service provider contracted to distribute the email newsletter.
Vision Training will not disclose your personal information to anybody else unless we are required to do so by law - for example, if the information is needed in an emergency or for a law enforcement purpose.
Providing us with the requested information is voluntary. However, if you choose not to provide us with the requested information, we cannot send you the email newsletter.
The email newsletter is offered as an ‘opt in’ subscription. You can 'opt out' at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.
You may request access to your information at any time. To access, update or correct your personal information, or for more information on our privacy obligations, ask to speak to a Privacy Officer.
Is the information stored securely?
Yes. Information collected is stored in an appropriately secure format and held by Vision Training for archival purposes. When the information is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected it is deleted.
Who else has access to the information?
If you would like to access, update or correct your personal information held by the Departments, please contact, as appropriate:
Will this policy be updated over time?
Due to the developing nature of privacy principles for online communication, this policy may be modified or expanded in light of new developments or issues that may arise from time to time. The amended policy will be posted to this website and will operate from the time it is posted.