The Finance Dept is strongly committed to your right for privacy. This website ( is administered by The Finance Dept and its primary purpose is to be a dynamic resource and business tool to support you. We want you to feel secure when visiting our site and are committed to maintaining your privacy when doing so.

The scope of The Finance Dept’s commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy (developed in accordance with relevant Federal and State privacy legislation). By submitting information you agree to The Finance Dept’s use of such information as described herein. Should you have questions about The Finance Dept’s Privacy Policy, feel free to direct these to our Privacy Officer through the Contact page on the website. Please see our terms of use for more information about our on-line policies in general.

What personally-identifiable information is collected?

The Finance Dept collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the site when users register, request publications or other information, sign up for conferences and events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and, for recruiting purposes, any other personally-identifiable information on your resume. In addition, The Finance Dept collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the site, click stream, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by The Finance Dept as described below.

How may The Finance Dept use the information collected?

The Finance Dept uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfil your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in conferences and events, to evaluate any job applications or other employment-related inquiries that you may submit, or for such other business purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes.

The Finance Dept also uses personally-identifiable information to perform statistical analyses of user behaviour to determine what is most effective about our site, to help us identify ways to improve it, and eventually, to determine how we can tailor to make it more effective. The Finance Dept uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below. We may also use data for other purposes, which we would describe to you at the point we collect the information.

Are cookies and IP addresses used?

The site uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the site and on web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our features. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the site without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the site may not be able to access certain areas of the Site. The Finance Dept also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the site. If you prefer not to accept a cookie, you can set your web browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can refuse all cookies by turning them off in your web browser.

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?

The Finance Dept shall not intentionally disclose or transfer (and shall take reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security, and to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personally-identifiable information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of The Finance Dept), whether for such third parties’ marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following four exceptions: The Finance Dept may disclose your personally-identifiable information to third parties in the event that such disclosure is required by the laws, rules, or regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction; The Finance Dept may disclose your contact information to third parties as appropriate for The Finance Dept to make transmissions or deliveries to you; The Finance Dept may disclose your personally-identifiable information if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure; and The Finance Dept may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the site or otherwise provided to The Finance Dept.

Links to third-party sites

We may provide links to third-party web sites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this site is in fact supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third- party web sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such third-party web sites, which may differ from those of this site. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on these web sites before providing any information to them.

How can I access, change or delete information?

You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to the site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or contact our Privacy Officer through the Contact page on the website.


The Finance Dept has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorised The Finance Dept personnel are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, The Finance Dept cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.

Consent and changes to Privacy Policy

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 16 September 2015.

Contact our Privacy Officer

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or about the way we manage personal information, or are concerned that we may have breached your privacy and wish to make a complaint, please contact our Privacy Officer via the Contact page on the website.