Privacy Policy

Privacy and QSITE

Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education Inc (QSITE) will comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

This policy applies to QSITE, our members and any person for whom we hold, or may in the future hold, personal information. In simple terms, personal information is information or an opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or who may be identifiable.

We gather this information solely to manage membership of Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education Inc and the services that we provide you. We will not collect information that does not pertain to this. In order to serve the purpose of QSITE and to improve the service QSITE offers members we may use collected information for evaluation and research purposes.

All collected information will be protected against loss and unauthorised use or disclosure. QSITE will not disclose individual information to third parties without seeking express permission first. You will always be able to request access to the information that QSITE holds about you.

QSITE Website

Whenever you visit our website our web host, or internet service provider, we may record general information for evaluation and review. As with most websites, this information is likely to include:

  • Your internet address – including your domain name i.e.
  • When you visited the QSITE website
  • The pages you visited and any information and documentation you downloaded
  • The website you were looking at immediately preceding your visit to the QSITE site
  • Basic information about the types of computer operating system and web browser you are using

This information is used for statistical analysis only as a means of updating and improving our website. It will not be used to identify you or your internet viewing activity.

Email Addresses

QSITE will only record your email address if you send a message and we need to reply to your query. We will add your address to our general mailing list because you have expressed interest in the activities and purpose of QSITE but you will always be given the clear opportunity to “opt out” of this list. Your email address will not be disclosed to third parties and will be stored securely.


The QSITE website and email server does not provide for secure transmission across the internet. QSITE recommends that you contact the office by telephone or post if you have any concerns about sending information over the internet. Nor does this privacy policy relate to sites linked to the QSITE site.


If you require any more information about QSITE, its policies or the information we may hold about you please contact us at