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Privacy Policy

The National Water Safety Quiz (NWSQ) website is operated in compliance with the Privacy Act 1998 (Commonwealth) Australia. Any information you submit through the Website will be dealt with in accordance with the ten National Privacy Principles set out in that Act.

When you use the NWSQ website, our system will record the following details for statistical purposes: name of school, class/year, residential postcode, age and State/Territory. Your first and last name are only collected for the certificate you can print when you complete the quiz and will not be used for any other purpose.

We will only use the information you have provided for the purposes for which the information was provided to us. We take steps to safeguard our systems to protect your information from misuse and loss. If you have any complaints about the way in which we have dealt with your personal information please contact us at info@rlssa.org.au

Terms and Conditions

This website is operated by Royal Life Saving Society - Australia ("RLSSA") under the domain name http://www.watersafetyquiz.com.au/. Your use of the National Water Safety Quiz ("NWSQ") website is subject to the provisions below.

Participation in National Water Safety Quiz (NWSQ) is voluntary and you can withdraw from the quiz at any stage.

Disclaimer

While we have made every effort to ensure all information provided is free from error, RLSSA does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information, graphics and materials on the NWSQ website or any third party web site linked to the NWSQ website ("Third Party Site"). While all effort is taken to ensure there are no viruses on the NWSQ website RLSSA does not guarantee that the NWSQ website or any Third Party Site will be free from viruses.

RLSSA is not responsible for the results of any action taken or not taken on the basis of any information on the NWSQ website, nor for any error or omission in that information. RLSSA expressly disclaims all and any liability and responsibility in respect of anything done consequent on the whole or any part of the information on the NWSQ website. RLSSA shall not be liable for any loss, damage, liability, expense, cost or personal injury, whether direct or indirect, consequential or incidental, which you suffer, incur or are liable for, howsoever caused (whether due to RLSSA's negligence or otherwise), arising from or in connection with your use of the NWSQ website. 

Copyright

The information, graphics and materials on the NWSQ website are protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and, through international treaties, other countries. You may view the NWSQ website and its content using your web browser. If you wish to use parts of the website for research or study, authorization is required by RLSSA.
All information on the NWSQ remains the property of the Royal Life Saving Society - Australia.

Privacy

RLSSA understands and appreciates that you, as a NWSQ website visitor, are concerned about your privacy and about the confidentiality and security of information we may gain about you online. RLSSA is committed to protecting your privacy. To find out how your personal information will be treated as you access and interact with the NWSQ website, please see the privacy policy above. 

Cookies

We use "cookies" as a fundamental part of our interaction with your Internet browser. The purpose is to provide you with better and more customized service and with a more effective NWSQ website.

A "cookie" is a small text file placed on your computer by our web page server. A cookie can later be retrieved by our webpage servers. Cookies are frequently used on web sites and you can choose if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring your preferences and options in your browser.

We allocate a cookie to each Internet browser that visits the RLSSA website. This cookie does not allow us to collect personally identifiable information about you. We use this cookie:

  • To determine if you have previously visited the NWSQ website
  • To identify pages you have accessed and Third Party Sites you have accessed
  • For marketing purposes; and
  • For administrative and security purposes

How We Handle Email

We will preserve the content of any email that you send us, if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so. Any personal information contained in your email, including your email address, will be used or disclosed in ways set out in this website's Terms of Use. Your email message content may be monitored by our Internet Service Provider or RLSSA employees for trouble shooting and maintenance purposes or where email abuse is suspected.

Security of Information

RLSSA takes reasonable steps to preserve the security of cookie and personal information in accordance with these Website Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. If your browser is suitably configured, it will advise you whether the information you are sending us will be secure (encrypted) or not secure (not encrypted).

RLSSA regularly reviews developments in security and encryption technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Accordingly, although RLSSA strives to protect such information, RLSSA cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we take reasonable steps to preserve the security of the information in our own systems.