Protecting your privacy is important to us. We hope the following statement will help you understand how Meningitis Centre Australia (MCA) collects, uses, and safeguards the personal information you provide on our website.
When you browse MCA’s website, you do so anonymously. We don't collect personal information - including your e-mail address. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which parts of our website you visit and how long you spend there. But we do not link your IP address to anything personally identifiable. The only other information automatically provided to us is the type of computer and operating system you are using. Your browser supplies us with this information.
At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information, such as your e-mail address and postal address, for purposes such as corresponding with us, sending out a newsletter, making a donation, or participating in an online survey. This information will not be provided to other parties. MCA will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that you only provide personal information in a secure environment and when the information is no longer needed it will be destroyed or permanently rendered anonymous.
Like many other websites, the MCA website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site.
Your Acceptance of these terms
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of The Meningitis Centre website following posting of changes to these terms means you accept the changes.
Submission of your personal story to Meningitis Centre Australia
MCA undertakes to only use personal stories for the stated purpose of increasing awareness and supporting research. Under no circumstances will your personal details be used for any marketing or promotional purposes, nor will they be provided to a third party without your prior consent.
Meningitis Centre materials, including internet pages, documents and online graphics are protected by copyright law. Copyright of Meningitis Centre materials resides with the organisation/individuals associated with the website. Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968. No part may be reproduced or re-used for any commercial purposes whatsoever without the written permission of the organisations/ individuals associated with The Meningitis Centre website.