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Privacy policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that any personal information we collect from you will be used in accordance with Australian law.

This website is securely hosted in Australia by Webmistress. When you visit our website,, our website provider records a log which includes your IP address, date and time, type of web browser, and pages accessed. These logs are used to ensure secure and reliable operation of the website, are stored securely, and are deleted automatically within one month.

When you visit this website, we use Google Analytics to collect website statistics and visitor behaviour patterns. This data is collected in aggregate only, and we make no attempt to identify individual people from this data. Google Analytics sets persistent cookies (_gat_gtag, _gid, _ga) which help it collect information about how people use this website. Find out more about how Google uses data it receives from websites. If you wish to opt-out of sending information to Google Analytics, Google provides a browser add-on for this purpose.

Email addresses to contact as with general enquiries or about specific research projects are listed on this website. If you contact us by email, we will retain it and our response (if any) to you. Your email address shall also be retained and stored. It will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided. It will not be provided or sold to unrelated third parties for any other purposes without your consent.

This website includes links to external websites. We have no responsibility for the privacy policies or security of external websites.