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Website Privacy Notice (as at August 2021)

Protecting your privacy when you visit this website

In complying with the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 and the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, Brophy Family and Youth Services provides the following advice to users of this website regarding the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information.

Information collection

When you access this site, the following information may be collected by our Internet Service Provider.

  • your server address
  • your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
  • the date and time of your visit to the site
  • the pages you accessed and the documents downloaded
  • the previous site you visited
  • the type of browser you are using

This information is collected for statistical purposes and to enable us to improve the navigation functions of our website. It is not intended to identify personal information as defined in the Act.

When specific personal information is requested your personal information will only be collected in accordance with the Brophy Rights Based Practice Policy.

Security of personal information collected on this site

This site does not provide facilities to guarantee the secure transmission of information across the Internet. Whilst reasonable efforts are used to provide security, users should be aware that there are inherent risks in the transmission of information across the Internet.

This site may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other websites and we encourage you to examine each website’s privacy policy.


This website only uses session cookies and only during a search query of the website. No cookies are employed on this website except for those associated with the search engine. The website statistics for this site are generated from the web logs as outlined above. Upon closing your browser the session cookie set by this website is destroyed and no personal information is maintained which might identify you should you visit our website at a later date.

Cookies can be either “persistent” or “session” based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and may be used to track your browsing behaviour upon return to the issuing website. Session cookies are short lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser.


This website is copyrighted. Users may for their own, non-commercial purposes view or make copies of material contained on the site, but content should not be systematically downloaded and/or stored in any form whatsoever, and under no circumstances should any content be reproduced and made separately available online. Organisations may use this site for internal use within an organisation, but only if the organisation do not use the reproduction for any commercial purpose and retain this copyright notice and all disclaimer notices as part of that reproduction. You must not unlawfully use any of our material or pass off content from our site as your own. This includes copying or re-using parts of the site.


Brophy Family and Youth Services does not warrant or represent the accuracy, currency and completeness of any information or material available on its website. We reserve the right to change information or material on the website at any time without notice.

Web links from this site to external websites should not be construed as implying any relationship with and/or endorsement of the external site or its content nor any commercial or other relationship with the owners of such site.