In accordance with Victorian legislation and Government policy, Miscarriage Australia protects the privacy of personal information it holds and uses it only for the purposes intended. This Privacy Statement explains how your personal information (being information capable of identifying you as an individual) will be treated as you access and interact with this website.
Information for statistical purposes
Unless this website asks for specific personal information, Miscarriage Australia will only collect information relating to your use of the website for statistical purposes to assist Miscarriage Australia in improving users’ experience of the site.
Such information may include the:
- Date and time of your visit
- Pages accessed and documents downloaded
- Referring site
- Type of browser you are using
Specific requests for personal information
If this website specifically asks for your personal information and expressly states the basis for its collection, how it will be used and disclosed, then the personal information provided will only be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with those express terms. You will be deemed to have consented to those express terms through the submission of your personal information.
If no terms are stated, personal information you provide will only be used in relation to the purpose for which it was given. For example, if you send Miscarriage Australia an email through our Contact Us form, may use your email address to respond to you. Your personal information will be stored securely on Monash University databases and only accessed by authorised Miscarriage Australia research personnel.
Third party sites
Cookies work by placing some information on your computer that is accessed by the website whenever you visit the site. In effect, the cookie helps the website “remember” you when you return to the site.
Internet browsers generally allow an individual to control whether they will accept cookies from a website. Individuals who choose not to accept cookies will still be able to access this website, but the user may notice that some website functions do not work properly or efficiently.
“Quick Exit” Button
We offer an emergency exit function, that will close our site and load the Bureau of Meteorology Weather website. If you feel you need to close the website quickly, you can click the ‘Quick Exit’ button that is on the right hand side of all our pages.
Please note this will not erase your browser’s history, and someone may still be able to tell that you were on the Miscarriage Australia website.
Our website does not host of receive funding from advertising.