Additional privacy information

Includes the use of Google Analytics, email addresses and links to other sites.

The following is additional privacy information about how we use this website:

Google Analytics

In addition to web server logs, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ('Google'). Reports obtained from Google Analytics are used to improve the efficiency and useability of this web site.

Google Analytics uses 'cookies' to help analyse how users use this site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

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. Please refer to Google's Privacy policy.

Electronic mail addresses

We will only record your email address if you send us a message or if you subscribe to an email mailing list provided in this site.

Your email address will only be used for the purpose for which you provide it, and will not be added to a mailing list (other than one you have requested) without your consent. Email mailing list addresses are stored on a separate server and can only be accessed by authorised AFSA staff.

Links to other sites

This website contains links to other websites that are external to Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA). AFSA takes reasonable care in linking websites but has no direct control over the content of the linked sites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.