Privacy statement

This section explains the type of information that is collected by the Australian Industrial Registry (the Registry), how such information is used, under what circumstances and to whom it may be disclosed, and describes security measures in place on the web site.

If you have any privacy concerns, you should direct them to the Webmaster by or by writing to:

Industrial Registrar Australian Industrial Registry GPO Box 1994 Melbourne Vic 3001

Recording Information

When you visit this web site, we record anonymous information about your visit and log the following information for statistical purposes:

your server address; your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk, etc.); the date and time of visit to the site; the pages accessed and documents downloaded; the previous site visited; and the type of browser used. This information is not specific to an individual and is used for system administration purposes, as well as statistical analysis. While anonymous information does not tell us anything about you specifically, it tells us about how you use our site.

Links to other sites

This site contains links to other sites. The Registry is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourages you to examine each site's privacy policy and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability, and correctness of material and information found.


Another type of anonymous information shared between your browser and our server is a cookie. A cookie is a small text file that a server places on your hard drive to identify that subsequent requests to a site have come from the same user. The Registry uses cookies to ‘remember’ your browser between page visits. In this situation, the cookie identifies your browser, not you personally. The Registry uses cookies on this web site to develop patterns of site usage.

No personal information is stored within the Registry’s cookies.

Email management

The Registry will only record your email address if you send a message by email. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it without your consent.

The Internet is an insecure medium however, and users should be aware that there are inherent risks in transmitting information across the Internet. Information submitted unencrypted via email may be at risk of being intercepted, read or modified. If you do not want your message sent by email you can post it to the above address.


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