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The material on this website is provided for general information only, and on the understanding that the NSW HMMS State Council is not providing professional advice on any particular matter.
This website contains information that is intended as a guidance tool. Errors or omissions can occur in the preparation of web pages. While the NSW HMMS State Council makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the material on this site is accurate and up-to-date when we publish it, we cannot guarantee this. Therefore, before relying on the material, users should independently verify its accuracy, completeness, relevance for their purposes and that it is up-to-date.
The material may include the views or recommendations of third parties, and does not necessarily reflect the views of the NSW HMMS State Council or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action. The NSW HMMS State Council has not verified the accuracy of all information that has been provided by third parties.
Before any action or decision is taken on the basis of any material on this website the user should obtain appropriate independent professional advice.
The listing of a person or organisation in any part of this website does not imply any form of endorsement by the NSW HMMS State Council of the products or services provided by that person or organisation. Similarly, links to other websites are provided for the user's convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those websites, or any associated organisation, product or service.
Users of this Internet website are also directed to our Privacy and Copyright notices below.
The NSW HMMS State Council has a firm commitment to privacy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Websites issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner. This statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
If you are submitting personal details or other personal information over the Internet which you wish to remain private, please note that, while all attempts are made to secure information transmitted to this website, there is a possibility that information you submit could be observed by a third party while in transit.
When you visit this website, our server logs the following information which is provided by your browser for statistical purposes only:
In addition, our server logs the following information:
All of this information we use only for the purposes of statistical analysis, systems administration, monitoring of site security, customisation of the website to user needs, and evaluation, research and development. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities, except in the unlikely event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant. Personal information of this nature will only be disclosed to third parties if required by law.
All personal data described in the preceding section is stored securely, and archived for a period of at least 12 months and possibly up to 7 years.
We will only record your email address if you send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you provide it, and will not be added to a mailing list unless you request that this be done. We will not disclose it without your consent, unless required by law.
Some pages of this Internet website provide the facility for users to subscribe to email mailing lists or logon to restricted access areas. To subscribe/logon to these services users must provide either a valid email address or a specific user name and password. These details will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and you will not be added to any other mailing lists unless you specifically request that this be done. Email mailing list addresses are stored on a separate server and can only be accessed by authorised NSW HMMS State Council staff. Your email address will not be disclosed without your consent, unless required by law.
A cookie is an electronic token that is passed to your browser and your browser passes it back to the server whenever a page is sent to you.
Our server generates one cookie which is used to keep track of the pages you have accessed while using our server. The cookie allows you to page back and forwards through the website and return to pages you have already visited. The cookie exists only for the time you are accessing our server.
Please note that some browsers can be configured to allow cookies to be accessed by servers other than the originating server. Most browsers can also be configured to notify the user when a cookie is received, allowing you to either accept or reject it. You do not need to have configured your browser to enable the accepting or sending of cookies in order to use this website.
Search terms that you enter when using our search engine/database are collected, but are not associated with any other information that we collect. We use these search terms to ascertain what people are looking for at our website, and to improve the services that we provide.
This website contains links to other sites. The NSW HMMS State Council is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content accuracy of these websites.
We may seek feedback from our users in order to improve the service offered by the site. Answering feedback questions is voluntary and does not in any way affect your access to the NSW HMMS State Council site. The NSW HMMS State Council will not disclose this feedback to any third party, other than as required by law.
If you provide your email address or personal information to us in the course of providing feedback on this site, we may use this information to contact you to seek further information or clarification regarding the comments you provide to us.
The material available through this website has been provided by a variety of not-for-profit organisations as well as private individuals and organisations. Copyright in the material provided by non-Government agencies, private individuals or organisations belongs to those agencies, individuals or organisations. The NSW HMMS State Council retains copyright in the site as a whole and all material on the site that is created by the NSW HMMS State Council.
You may download, display, print and reproduce any of the material on this site for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation, provided that an appropriate acknowledgement is made (retaining this notice), and that the material is not altered or subjected to derogatory treatment. Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all other rights are reserved. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to the Executive Officer, NSW HMMS State Council, PO Box 45, Lismore, NSW, 2480 or via email click here
The information is not to be passed off as your own. While we encourage you to link to any part of this website, you are not permitted to frame any parts of the site without the the NSW HMMS State Council's permission.
Users of this Internet website are also directed to our Disclaimer and Privacy notices above.
The NSW HMMS State Council thanks the Australian Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts for their kind permission to reproduce the Copyright, Privacy and Disclaimer sections of their Internet website for use by State Council on this Internet website page.