Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the QUT bluebox website. QUT bluebox is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our website. We understand that visitors to and users of this website are concerned about their privacy and the security of any information that they may provide.
Like many other websites, we monitor usage of the QUT bluebox site to help us to make it useful to as many visitors as possible. Consequently, our website does collect some information about users of the site, and we may also ask you for information in order to provide a service to you. Details of what we collect and how it is used are contained in this statement.

Internet cookies are small strings of text placed on users’ hard drives during the data exchange that happens when a browser points to a website. Cookies allow a website to store information on a user’s machine and retrieve it later. Cookies and other information collection technologies can only store information that is explicitly provided by the user or visitor in the first place, or information the website already knows about the user, such as their IP address.

The QUT bluebox website uses cookies for identifying unique visitors to the site for statistical purposes (that is, you will be allocated a visitor number which will be held in a cookie on your computer for a fixed period, such as 30 days. This cookie will also hold your IP address).
Most browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies. You can choose to adjust your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when they are being used. Sometimes, rejecting cookies results in a loss of some website functionality. For instance, you may be unable to access a secure site.

When you visit the bluebox website, we make a record of your visit using “single pixel gif” technology embedded in the code of each page. We log the following information, which is used for statistical purposes:

  • the IP address of the computer you are using or an IP that is dynamically allocated by your internet service provider;
  • the date and time of your visit;
  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded;
  • the file size of the pages downloaded;
  • the type of browser used and screen resolution;
  • the referring page (ie last page visited before entering the qutbluebox site).

Email messages may be monitored by our website support staff for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes, and some emails received by our website support staff may be forwarded to other officers of bluebox for appropriate action if required. Staff of QUT bluebox will not disclose these details to third parties without your consent (unless required by law).

If you have any questions about QUT bluebox privacy and security practices, you can contact QUT bluebox at the following address:

QUT bluebox
PO Box 2041
Kelvin Grove Qld 4059
Telephone 61 7 3138 9420
Facsimile 61 7 3138 9421