Australasian Hair and Wool Research Society (AHWRS) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to the AHWRS website and governs data collection and usage.

By using the AHWRS website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

AHWRS collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. AHWRS may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postcode, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by AHWRS. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by AHWRS for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the AHWRS Web site.

AHWRS encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from AHWRS so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. AHWRS is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the AHWRS and AHWRS family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information

AHWRS collects and uses your personal information to operate the AHWRS website and deliver the services you have requested. AHWRS may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

AHWRS does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. AHWRS may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AHWRS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

AHWRS does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

AHWRS websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on AHWRS or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AHWRS; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AHWRS, or the public.

External links

Certain links on this site may take you to other websites that are neither owned nor controlled by the AHWRS. Suggested websites are for reference purposes only.

The AHWRS does not monitor or endorse any of the information found on these external sites. AHWRS assumes no responsibility for the information or content available on any other website accessible by these links, nor does AHWRS endorse, as a matter of principle, the material provided on such sites. The inclusion of links on this website does not necessarily imply any association with the organisations or administrators or authors responsible for those sites. AHWRS will not be liable to you for any direct or indirect loss or corruption of data.

Security of your Personal Information

AHWRS secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. AHWRS secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

AHWRS will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. AHWRS encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how AHWRS is protecting your information.

Contact Information

AHWRS welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that AHWRS has not adhered to this Statement, please contact AHWRS at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.