Privacy Statement

Hanson Institute. All rights reserved. Head Office: PO Box 14 Rundle Mall, Adelaide South Australia 5000. Phone +61 8 8222 3028 Fax: +61 8 8222 3035.

Hanson Institute (Hanson Institute) is subject to the Privacy Act 1998 (the Act).

The following sets out how Hanson Institute will deal with personal information related to the content and use of its web sites.


Information Automatically Logged

Hanson Institute may make a record of your visit and logs any of the following information for statistical and business purposes – the user’s server address, the user’s domain name, IP address, the date and time of the visit, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited and the type of browser used.

Security Information

Hanson Institute sites have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information as defined in the Security Policy .

A login name and password are required to visit secure areas, such as the Hanson Institute Club. You should ensure that your password is kept securely and cannot be discovered by anyone else.

Hanson Institute has implemented strong encryption technology to prevent client’s and customer’s information being intercepted in transit over the Internet. Every transaction is carried out utilising SSL 3.0, RC4 with 128 bit encryption (High); RSA with 1024 bit exchange.


A cookie is information that a Web site puts on your hard disk so that it can remember something about you at a later time. (More technically, it is information for future use that is stored by the server on the client side of a client/server communication.) It is possible to disable the accepting of cookies by your web browser, however doing so may restrict your ability to access some web pages.

Unique identifiers are also used to store information about visitor’s preferences, to enable the dynamic display of the site according to your preferences when you return.

Registration Forms

If personal information is collected via a website this will be done by sufficiently secure means.

Individuals will be provided with alternative means of providing personal information to Hanson Institute, other than via the website.

For certain applications, our site’s registration forms require users to give contact information (like name and email address).

External Links

Some University sites contain links to other sites. Hanson Institute is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.


Personal information you supply on-line will be used by Hanson Institute in conducting the business of the Hanson Institute. Such uses include matters related to administration, provision of services and the dissemination of information to staff, and current strategic partner, Topline Promotions.

Contact information from registration forms is used to get in touch with the visitor to a website when necessary, for example when the visitor is seeking information.

Competition data will be used only for stated purposes.


Hanson Institute will not disclose personal information concerning you, including your email address, to parties outside the Hanson Institute except in accordance with its Privacy Policy which conforms to the requirements of the the Act .

Public Forums

The Hanson Institute Club contains message boards available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


Hanson Institute will always try to maintain accurate, complete and up-to-date information. The necessary procedures are in place to facilitate amendments and verification of personal information. If you think that your personal information retained by Hanson Institute requires changing please contact us.