Monash Gallery of Art takes the issue of privacy very seriously, including user interactions with its website. It is intended that this website can be used anonymously. However, for some functions the collection of personal information is necessary or unavoidable.
There are instances where MGA collects statistics using software techniques such as web server log file analysis, clickstream data, cookies and web beacons. Such statistics may qualify as personal information under the Australian Privacy Act 1988. However, these statistics are not used to identify individual users of this website.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site.
Authorised MGA staff use reports provided by Google Analytics solely for the purposes of:
- Analysing the effectiveness of the website to improve its usefulness and service
- Reporting on the effectiveness of the website as a communication and information tool to MGA's sponsors
MGA staff who operate the website, or have access to any user information related to it, are subject to the Australian Privacy Act 1988.
Need to know more?
More information regarding your privacy rights as a consumer can be found at The Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner website.
If you would like to know more about Google and privacy, see its privacy centre.
Monash Gallery of Art is not responsible for links to third-party sites and accepts no responsibility for their content. No connection or association between MGA and the linked sites or their owners should be presumed.
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