Copyright & privacy
Copyright notice—your rights to copy material from this website
Material on this website is copyright and is intended for your general use and information. Your use of copyright material is subject to this copyright notice.
Who owns the copyright in material on this website?
The Agency owns copyright in some material on this website. However, copyright in most material on this website is owned by other organisations and individuals. The appropriate copyright owner is credited in material throughout this website.
Copying material owned by us
You may use Agency owned copyright material on this website, subject to this copyright notice.
Unless otherwise indicated you may copy, distribute, display, download or print Agency owned material for your own personal use, for non-commercial educational purposes or for non-commercial use within your organisation, provided that you include the following acknowledgement: ‘Courtesy of the Museum of Australian Democracy’.
For any other use you must obtain permission, in writing, from the Agency. For example, to:
- charge others for access to the material;
- include the material in advertising or products for sale;
- alter, adapt or modify the material; or
- use the material in a context that may be perceived as affiliating subjects (including persons, groups or organisations) within the material with others beyond the original context of the material,
you must obtain written permission, unless a copyright notice for that material allows otherwise. All other rights are reserved by the Agency.
Copying material not owned by us
This notice does not authorise you to copy material that is owned by someone other than the Agency. Such material will usually be identified as being sourced from a third party or by its own copyright notice. To obtain permission to use such material, you must contact the copyright owner directly. If you are unsure who owns the copyright, you may contact the Agency at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that our site contains links to a wide range of resources which do not belong to us. While we aim to provide links which will be useful to users of the site, we cannot endorse these sites or guarantee the content of the linked resources.
Copyright of material in resources for schools
In addition to any rights provided under the Copyright Act 1968, any material expressly identified as resource material (or resource kits) for schools may be copied, distributed, displayed, downloaded or printed for non-commercial educational purposes.
We welcome use of these online materials by students and educators, with the acknowledgement: ‘Courtesy of the Museum of Australian Democracy’.
If you are unsure who owns the copyright in particular material, or wish to request permission to use material, please contact the Agency at: email@example.com.
Please note that electronic surveillance is used around and throughout the Old Parliament House building.
In accordance with the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Websites issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner, Old Parliament House provides the following statements on privacy.
Collection of Personal Information
The Museum of Australian Democracy respects the privacy and confidentiality of our visitors’ personal information. As a Government agency we collect and use your data in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.
‘Personal information’ is defined in section 6 of the Privacy Act 1988 as information or opinion, whether true or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained from that information.
Information collection and use
We only collect personal information such as email, phone and address details, necessary for our functions and activities. When we collect your personal information we will tell you why we are collecting it, and who else may have access to it.
We use a permission-based email marketing platform. This means we only send marketing material to those who have signed-up or provided their consent to receive this material. All of our email marketing material contains an unsubscribe link that allows you to opt-out of receiving future messages.
It is our responsibility to ensure the personal information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If we no longer need your personal information we will destroy or de-identify your data.
Disclosure of personal information
The personal information we collect is securely stored. We do not sell, rent, loan or invite external access to your personal information. We will only disclose your information with your permission or if we are required to do so by law.
Access to personal information
You may request access to the personal information we hold about you at firstname.lastname@example.org If your information is inaccurate or incomplete, please let us know and we will correct your data as soon as practicable.
Monitoring Site Usage
Our service provider makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
- the user’s server address;
- the user’s top level domain name;
- the date, time and duration of the visit to the site;
- the pages accessed;
- the previous site visited; and
- the type of browser and operating system used.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider’s logs.
Cookies are small amounts of information that are created and stored on a user’s computer and used by the web host server for a variety of purposes, including gathering information about the user or improving the functionality of a web site by remembering a user’s preferences.