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At SSA we understand the importance of maintaining the privacy of you, our members. We do not on sell, trade, or make available any information we may have about any of our members or site users.
We believe very strongly in your privacy on the internet. Our servers and other computers and contractors employ security procedures to protect all our/your information from unauthorised access. Below we outline why we gather particular information, what types of information we collect, how we collect it, and what the information is used for.

Why do we gather information?

We use information we collect to process your membership and make your membership a worthwhile experience. Your local SSA branch will have access to your details to be able to invite you to local meetings and events. We also make some of your details available to third parties contracted by SSA to send out the Australian and New Zealand Statistical Journal and Significance (if you subscribe to hard-copies) and we may provide the organisers of the biennial Australian Statistical Conference with your name and contact details. If we have your permission, we will make your details available to other SSA members.

What information do we gather?

Through our Web Site when you apply for membership, we may store the following information: your name, telephone number, email address, billing information (partial credit card number (not the entire number), expiration date and billing address), membership type, your profession. If you are an Accredited Statistician, we will note that on the database as well, the day you obtained accreditation and the expiry date of your accreditation.

What is our Cookies Policy?

The Statistical Society of Australia (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on the website (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies. Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How SSA uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • To provide web analytics
  • To store your preferences

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

  • Essential cookies. We may use cookies to remember information that changes the way the Service behaves or looks, such as a user’s language preference on the Service.
  • Accounts-related cookies. We may use accounts-related cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. We may use these cookies to remember information that changes the way the Service behaves or looks, such as the “remember me” functionality.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.
  • Third-party cookies. In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies?

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Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies?

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