Introduction

MCAZ collects, stores and uses and discloses personal information about individuals in a number of circumstances set out below.

1. Collection of Information

The following information may be recorded and logged by the MCAZ server when you visit this website:

1.1  your browser’s internet address;

1.2  your domain name;

1.3  your IP address;

1.4  the date and time of your visit to the site;

1.5  the pages you accessed and documents downloaded;

1.6  the type of browser you are using; and

1.7  username entered if accessing a restricted site.

MCAZ uses this information for statistical purposes and for system administration tasks to maintain this service. MCAZ does not attempt to identify individuals as part of regular business practice.

2. Confidential and personal information

MCAZ takes all reasonable precautions to guard against unauthorised access to confidential and personal information including the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information held by MCAZ on its servers. When personal information is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected it may be deleted.

3. Cookies

A cookie is a very small text file that is sent to your browser from our web server and stored on your computer hard drive. The text file is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies help us to provide the user with a customized experience without having to remind us of his/her preferences each time he/she returns to our web pages. Cookies cannot damage files, nor can they read information from the hard drive of a computer. It is possible to disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser. However, doing so may restrict your ability to access some web pages.

4. Disclosure of personal information

Personal information held by MCAZ will only be disclosed to third parties with your consent. 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 external mailing list without your consent.