Commitment to your privacy
This site is owned and operated by Camden Theological Library. Respecting your privacy on the Internet is important to us. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we are setting out the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
Camden Theological Library is subject to the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) which came into force on 12th March 2014. These are amendments to the Privacy Act 1998 (Commonwealth) and the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000. These Acts give a person some control over the personal information they provide to an agency and the right to know how it will be used.
This Web Privacy Statement outlines how Camden Theological Library deals with personal information related to our website. Users of our website are entitled to expect that any information collected will be treated within the terms of the APP.
What is personal information?
Personal information includes any information or opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can be readily identified from the information or opinion.
Information Camden Theological Library gathers and tracks
Optional Voluntary information
This is information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. An example of this is when a request is submitted for an Inter-Library Loan. Contact details are provided during this process. This type of information is subject to the guidelines of the APP, as applies to any information collected by Camden Theological Library for administrative purposes. Access to this information is restricted to Library staff responsible for delivery of the service or activity.
Camden Theological Library tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. This anonymous tracking information is used to determine how the website performs in order to improve and develop the Library website and its services.
Camden Theological Library operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Only authorized individuals have access to the information which you provide.
A fuller statement relating to the compliance by the Uniting Church Synod of New South Wales and the ACT to the APP can be accessed at http://nsw.uca.org.au/church/privacy.htm
For further information, please contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.