Privacy

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.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can change your web browser settings to disable cookies. Please see your browser's "help" facility for instructions on disabling cookies. 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.

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.

Third-party links

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. 

More information about Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also 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. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 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.

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