RNSA Privacy Statement
All personal information
collected by the RNSA is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.
Information on the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 can be found on the
Federal Privacy Commissioner's web site.
Security of Information
You should be aware that there are inherent risks associated with
the transmission of information via the Internet.
Our internal network and databases are protected from unauthorised
access using firewall and other technologies. To improve security of
personal information, some electronic forms that collect this
information have been secured under the HTTPS protocol (Hypertext
Transport Protocol Secure), a standard Web communications protocol
that encrypts and decrypts a message for online transmission.
The Data We Collect - E-mails and Electronic Forms
Personal details of members are collected by the RNSA and used for
the purposes of awarding memberships, travel funds etc. Where you
choose to send us a completed electronic form that includes your
personal details, we do collect personal details and personally
identifiable information, such as name, address and email address.
By submitting the electronic application, you give consent to the
RNSA to use some information for this purpose.
Publishing Personal Information
We will only publish personal information on this site if it has
been collected for this purpose with your knowledge or if you have
consented to the disclosure. When giving such consent you should be
aware that information published on this site is accessible to
millions of users from all over the world, that it will be indexed
by search engines and that it may be copied and used by any web
user. This means that, once the information is published on this
site, we will have no control over its subsequent use and
The Data We Collect - Browsing (Clickstream data)
When you look at this web site, our server makes a record of your
visit and logs the following information:
• user's server address,
• user's top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk
• date and time of visit to the site,
• pages accessed and documents viewed,
The data listed above is collected for the following purposes:
• web site and system administration, including monitoring to
prevent security breaches;
• enhancement of the web site to the user's needs; and
• research and development.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing
activities, except in the unlikely event that a law enforcement (or
other government) agency exercises a legal authority to inspect ISP
logs (e.g., by warrant, subpoena, or notice to produce).
A cookie is a small amount of information stored on your computer by
our web site server. It is information that your web browser sends
back to our web site server whenever you visit it again. We use
cookies to 'remember' your browser between page visits. In this
situation, the cookie identifies your browser, not you personally.
No personal information is stored within the server.