Disclaimer

This website has the purpose of disseminating information free of charge for the benefit of the public.

The quality of the information available on this website is monitored with the information updated regularly.

Cardno, as the managing contractor of this website, does not however guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this website or on any linked site.

Cardno recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to their use of this website and that users carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the website for their purposes.

This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The material on this website is a summary only of the subject matter covered and does not necessarily reflect the views of Cardno or the Australian Government

The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Cardno, and the Australian Government , or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

Links to external websites

This website contains links to other website that are external to aseanact.org. We take reasonable care in linking website but has no direct control over the content of the linked sites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Links to external website do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third-party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.

Privacy statement

Personal information collected by aseanact.org is treated as confidential and is protected by the Privacy Act 1988. Personal information is information relating to an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion provided.

Site visit data

This site is operated by an external service provider. When visiting this site, a record of your visit is logged. This “clickstream data” is recorded for statistical purposes. It is used by the Cardno to help improve the site. The following information is supplied by your browser:

  • the user’s server address
  • the user’s operation system (for example Windows, MAC etc)
  • the user’s top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
  • the date and time of the visit to the site
  • the pages accessed and the documents downloaded
  • the previous site visited
  • the type of browser used.

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 (or other government agency) exercises a legal authority to inspect ISP logs (e.g. by warrant, subpoena or notice to produce).

Collection of personal information

When you e-mail us:

  • we will record your e-mail address
  • we will only use your e-mail address for the purpose for which you provided it
  • it will not be added to a mailing list, unless provided by you specifically for that purpose
  • we will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose
  • we will not disclose it without your consent.

Other personal information collected by us, for example through the use of an online form, will only:

  • be collected by lawful and fair means
  • be used for a lawful purpose
  • be collected with your consent, and
  • the purpose for collection should be clear and explicit.

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the Internet session finishes.

Cardno only uses cookies in a very limited way, to maintain navigation information during your site visit or to ensure the operation of this website. These cookies do not store personal information. Most Internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies. If you prefer not to receive
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Security of information

Your personal information will not be released unless the law permits it or your permission is given. We provide a secure environment and a reliable system but you should be aware that there may be inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet.