Privacy Statement

This policy sets out how uses your personal information and explains: 
This policy applies to and explains how uses personal information collected through the 'Site'. is bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act, except for its activities carried on in the course of journalism which are exempt. has publicly committed to complying with the Australian Press Council Privacy Standards for the use of personal information in the course of journalism. may, from time to time, review and update this privacy policy statement to take account of new laws and technology and changes to 's operations. All personal information held by will be governed by's most recent policy, posted on the Site. 

What kind of personal information collects and how it is collected: collects personal information from a variety of sources, including from members of the public, advertisers, prospective employees, mailing lists, recruitment agencies, contractors and business partners. 

In general, the personal information collects includes (but is not limited to) name, address, contact details, gender, occupation, in some cases membership of professional associations and, where relevant, financial information, including credit card information, banking details and income information. 

Personal Information you provide: 

We store the personal information you enter on the website or give to in other ways. We obtain most personal information through the posting of ads or discussion forums via the website. You may provide information when you request or acquire a product or service from or its related companies, provide a product or service to, complete a survey or questionnaire, enter a competition, participate in forums or when you communicate with by e-mail, telephone or in writing (for example if you contact customer service or provide feedback). 

Automatic collection: 

Cookies: We may use a feature of your browser called a cookie to assign your computer a 'User ID'. Cookies do not contain information by which can identify you. They identify your computer to our servers. You may configure your browser so that you are notified before a cookie is downloaded or so that your browser does not accept cookies. use information contained in cookies to make assumptions about the user of the computer and to provide users of that computer with focused advertising which believes may be of interest, based on that information. To disable your cookies, please refer to the help menu within your Internet browser. 

Indirect collection: endeavours to collect personal information about an individual only from that individual. In some circumstances may obtain personal information from a third party. If you provide personal information about another person to requires that you inform that person you have done so and provide them with a copy of this policy. 

How uses the information you provide: may use information it collects from you for the primary purpose for which it is collected and for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose of collection. generally uses personal information to: 

provide you with products or services you have requested personalise and customise your experiences on the; help manage and enhance its services; communicate with you; provide you with ongoing information about opportunities on the website in which believes you may be interested; give you the opportunity from time to time to receive e-mail from

If you do not provide with that information, will not be able to provide you with the requested product or service. 

Disclosure may disclose personal information to other companies in the which may only use it as set out above. may also provide your information to: third parties engaged by to perform functions on its behalf, such as processing credit card information, mailouts, debt collection, marketing, research and advertising; third parties authorised by you to receive information held by

If sells part of its business, personal information may be part of the assets transferred to the purchaser. 

The Network contains features where you are invited to send personal information to organisations other The choice to send such information to these organisations is entirely yours. You should be aware that any such information you choose to send will not be bound by this policy. 

How treats sensitive information 

"Sensitive Information" means information relating to a person's racial or ethnic origin, membership of political bodies, religion, membership of a trade union or professional or trade association, sexual preferences, criminal record and health. may use and disclose Sensitive Information only for the purpose for which it was provided or a directly related secondary purpose or as allowed by law unless you have agreed otherwise. 

Management and security of personal information protects the personal information holds from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure by various means including firewalls, pass word access, secure servers and encryption of credit card transactions. 

Updating personal information endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date. 

You can generally update personal information that is not membership information on the website where you submitted that information. Otherwise, please contact on Where personal information is no longer required by, it will be destroyed or de-identified. 

Seeking access to the personal information holds about you 

You have the right to seek access the personal information held about you and to advise of any inaccuracy. There are some exceptions to this right set out in the Privacy Act. 

If you make an access request, will ask you to verify your identity and specify what information you may charge a fee to cover the costs of meeting your request.

Google Advertising Cookie and Privacy Policies

What is the DoubleClick DART cookie?

The DoubleClick DART cookie is used by Google in the ads served on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying AdSense ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a partner's website and either view or click an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user's browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help better serve and manage ads on the publisher's site(s) and across the web.

What should I put in my privacy policy about the DoubleClick DART cookie?

Your posted privacy policy should include the following information about Google and theDoubleClick DART cookie:

  • Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
  • Google's use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

If you have not opted out of third-party ad serving, the cookies of other third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads on your site, and should be disclosed in your privacy policy as well.

Because publisher sites and laws across countries vary, we're unable to suggest specific privacy policy language. However, you may wish to review resources such as the Network Advertising Initiative, or NAI, which suggests the following language for data collection of non-personally identifying information:

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.