Design & Art Australia Online is subject to the NSW Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act (1998).

Automatic logging of information

When you use Design & Art Australia Online, we record information which identifies, for each page accessed, the internet protocol address of the machine which accessed it, the date and time of visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited, the type of browser used and operating system.

To improve the services provided by Design & Art Australia Online we extract and publish aggregated information about usage patterns from these records. Design & Art Australia Online will not disclose or publish information which identifies individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings of addresses, without consent.

Collection of personal information

The personal details which you supply to Design & Art Australia Online on applying for membership, such as your name, email or mailing address and, in the case of peer reviewers, professional details, will only be used for the purposes for which you provide them. We will not subscribe you to any mailing list without your consent.


Design & Art Australia Online reserves the right to make disclosures to relevant authorities where the use of the Design & Art Australia Online website raises a suspicion that an offence is being, or has been, committed. 
In the unlikely event of an investigation, Design & Art Australia Online will provide access to data to any law enforcement agency that may exercise a warrant to inspect our logs.

External links

External sites that are linked to or from Design & Art Australia Online website are generally not under our control or responsibility and you are advised to review their privacy statements.

Public forums

There are interactive features on some of Design & Art Australia Online including online collaborative functionality. These services are opt-in services and by their nature require that certain details are transmitted to third parties. For example, a participatory email discussion list requires disclosure of email addresses to other participants in the group when you post messages for discussion. If you post personal information in publicly accessible online forums, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Please do not post any information that you do not want seen in these public areas.