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Privacy policies for each Hub member organisation apply when contacting those organisations. The Westmead Research Hub (WRH) privacy policy can be found here:

We are committed to protecting your privacy and handling your personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles as set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended. Personal information is information or data which identifies you as an individual or from which your identity can be reasonably ascertained.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to tell you what kind of information we may collect about you, how we may use that information, whether we will disclose it to anyone and how you can contact us to select ways we interact with you and to correct the information we collect.

The WRH only collects personal information on individuals which is necessary to respond to enquiries through the website contact form, such as name, phone number, email and company. This information is stored in electronic form. If at any time you wish us to erase any contact information we have for you stored in our systems, please contact Lorel Colgin at Children's Medical Research Institute on 1 800 436 437 or send an email with your request to marcomms@cmri.org.au. 

As with many websites you visit, when you view our website, we collect information about your use of our website and we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. We use cookies and other measures  to collect aggregated statistical information on how many people visit our website, what country/city/region they are from, which browser/operating system is being used , which of our website pages are viewed and for how long. The cookie assists us in maintaining the continuity of your browsing session (e.g. to maintain a shopping cart) and remembering your details and preferences when you return. With most Internet Browsers such as Internet Explorer or Google’s Chrome, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your Internet Browser instructions or Help screen to learn more about these functions. 

Our website may contain links to other web sites not controlled by us and this Privacy Policy has no application to these other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites.

If you have any questions, comments or complaints regarding our Privacy Policy, or if you wish to obtain a copy of this Privacy Policy, please contact Lorel Colgin at the same telephone number or email address listed above. 

For information about privacy generally, or if your concerns are not resolved to your satisfaction, you may contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.oaic.gov.au  and on 1300 363 992.​