Thank you for visiting Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens and reviewing the privacy statement. The aim is to respect and protect the privacy of our users. The purpose of this statement is to let users of this website know what information is collected about them when they visit this site, how this information is used and if it is disclosed. This statement has been prepared in accordance with the Federal Privacy Commissioner's Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Websites.

Recording your visit

When viewing this web site, a record of various information for statistical purposes is collected:

  • Server address
  • Top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk, etc.)
  • The date and time of visits to the site
  • Pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • Browsers used

No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect computer logs.

Some sites use "cookies" to track a particular user's access to a site. Cookies are not used on this site to gather personal information about users except when they are used within a specific web-based application for session management purposes.

Recording your email address

We will only record email addresses if an email is sent to Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens. Email addresses are only used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list unless specifically requested. Email addresses are not disclosed to anyone without consent of the sender.

Collecting personal information

The use electronic forms on this site to gather personal information are for purposes directly related to a function or activity of Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens.

Personal information is not collected via this site which would be unlawful, unnecessary or unrelated to the functions or activities of Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, or unfair or unreasonably intrusive.

Publishing personal information

Publishing of personal information on this site will only be done if it has been collected for this purpose with your knowledge or if you have consented to the disclosure.

When giving such consent you should be aware that information published on this site is accessible to millions of users around the world, that it will be indexed by search engines and that it may be copied and used by any web user. This means that, once the information is published on this site, we will have no control over its subsequent use and disclosure.

How to contact us

If you have any concerns or questions, please Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens.