This site is hosted by the Australian National University (ANU) representing the Climate & Weather Science Laboratory, which is a joint project between the Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI).
When you look at the CWSLab web site, the NCI server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information:
- your browser’s internet address;
- the date and time of your visit to the site;
- the pages you accessed and documents downloaded;
- the previous site visited;
- the type of browser you are using; and
- the username entered if accessing a restricted site.
The CWSLab and ANU uses this information for statistical purposes and for system administration tasks to maintain this service. We do not attempt to identify individuals as part of our regular business practices however in the unlikely event of an investigation, the ANU, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our server’s logs.
If at any stage you provide us with your email address either as part of a message or by completing a web form, we will only use your email address for the purposes for which it was provided. We will not subscribe your email address to any mailing list without your consent.
External sites that are linked to or from the CWSLab site are generally not under our control or responsibility and you are advised to review their privacy statement.
The ANU is deemed an ‘agency’ within the meaning of the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth) and as such complies with the obligations of the Privacy Act within that meaning.
You are also directed to the Disclaimer which contains important information for your visit and use of this site.