Privacy

Privacy 
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy on our web site.
 This policy statement explains how we collect information and how we use it.
 In general we do not collect personal identifying information about you when you visit our site. Unless you choose to provide information to us you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing other personal identifying information. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.
Collecting your information
 We do not, as standard practice, collect personal information through this website. If for any reason we do collect personal information through your use of this website the purpose of use will be explained on the web site.
 
Information sent via this web site will be via standard unencrypted email form unless otherwise stated. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot give an absolute assurance that the information you provide will be secure at all times. You accordingly do so at your own risk and we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.
No information will be stored on databases within this web development for further use.
Statistics
 When you visit this website to look at or download information from it, our web hosting company makes a record of your visit and records the following information for statistical purposes: your servers address, your domain name if applicable, the date and time of you visited our website, the pages you accessed and documents downloaded, the previous website you have visited, and the type of browser you are using. If you visit our site to read or download information, we record the following for statistical purposes. The above information is used to develop statistics, which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different parts of our site, discover what information is most, and least used, and help us make our site more useful to visitors.
 No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Web Hosting company logs.
 This web site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourages you to examine each sites privacy policies and make your own decisions regarding the reliability and correctness of material and information found.
Security
 The Internet is not a secure environment. If you send us any information, including your email address, it is sent at your own risk.
E-mail management – how we use and disclose your information 
Email addressees and personal information via the change of address or patient information form are emailed using standard protocols directly to the practices email address. The information is not permanently stored on a database associated with this web hosting company or developer. 
If at any time you believe we have not adhered to the principles referred to in this privacy statement or have any other comments on these principles, please notify admin@hco.org.au.
 We will not use or disclose any personal information for any other purpose without your consent. If we do, it will only be disclosed to someone else as required by law.
Use of cookies
 At present this web site does not use any cookies on its site.
 A cookie is a small message given to your web browser by a web site server. The browser stores the message, and the message is then sent back to that server each time the browser requests a page from that server. A cookie will not store personal information unless you give this information.
 Most Internet browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may be able to change the settings of your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to your computer. This will give you the choice whether to accept a cookie or not.
 Please note that some browsers can be configured to allow cookies to be accessed by servers other than the originating server.
 Further information
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, comments or would like more information concerning how we handle information or any privacy issues.
Copyright
© This information is subject to Australian copyright laws.

Liability
 We are not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of this website or any of the content. This includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any computer virus.
 We makes no warranties or representations about this website or any of the content. We exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any liability which may arise as a result of the use of this website, its content or the information on it.
 Where liability cannot be excluded, any liability incurred by us in relation to the use of this website or the content is limited as provided under the Trade Practices Act 1974 (s 68A). We will never be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss arising out of the use of this website, including loss of business profits or health or medical consequences.
Our Intellectual Property
 Some of the copyright in the content may be owned by someone else and is included on our website under a licence or agreement.
You may only access and use the content for non-commercial or personal use unless you have prior written approval from us. You may print out any content on this website for your personal use. All other use, copying or reproduction of this website or any part of it is prohibited (except to the extent permitted by law). None of the content or any part of it may be reproduced on any other Internet website.
If you seek to reproduce or otherwise use the content in any way it is your responsibility to obtain approval for such use where necessary.
Links from this website Our website is linked to other websites over which we have no control. We make no representations about the accuracy of information contained on those websites. We are not liable for the content on those websites.