This site is owned and operated by DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd, T/A Driver Safety Australia. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it. The information collected by Driver Safety in Motion Pty Ltd will be used for the operation and administration of the site and general business purposes.
INFORMATION DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd GATHERS AND TRACKS
DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd gathers two types of information about users:
• Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions that allow them to register for our on line training courses, to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from participation in polls and surveys:
• Information DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers’ needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because derives DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd its revenue mainly from sponsorships and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping our free services available to users and our additional course fees as low as possible. Under no circumstances does DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.
Specific Policy Areas
1. Electronic newsletters
We will sometimes offer a free electronic newsletter to users. DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd gathers the email addresses of paying users or users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration.
2. Message boards/forums
Users of the site’s Message Boards and Forums must register separately for these services (both are free of charge) in order to post messages, although they needn’t register to visit the site. During registration the user is required to supply a username, password, and email address.
3. “E-mail this to a friend” policy
Our site users can choose to electronically forward a link, page, or documents to someone else by clicking “e-mail this to a friend”. The user must provide their email address, as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.
We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd may use a system to “tag” users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.
DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our sponsors, advertisers and partners. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.
We will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd may break down overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type.
DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
8. Links to other Web Sites
This website may contain links to other websites. Driver Safety in Motion Pty Ltd is not responsible for the privacy practices of linked web sites and therefore linked web sites are not subject to our privacy policies and procedures. When you click on links to other Web sites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours.
USE OF INFORMATION
DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our site, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don’t track which terms a particular user enters.
DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers, sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs. Because we don’t track the usage patterns of individual users, an advertiser or sponsor will never know that a specific user clicked their ad. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
DRIVER SAFETY IN MOTION Pty Ltd operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers. A login name and password are required to visit secure areas. Before personal information (such as individual test results) is published on the site, visitors are required to enter their student or log in details. This is to ensure that the information is displayed only to the intended person. You should ensure that your password is kept securely and cannot be discovered by anyone else.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
• Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
• Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users.
If problems arise, users may contact Driver Safety Australia by email at [email protected] or phoning 1300 264 199 during normal business hours. We are committed to resolving disputes within 14 days.