Privacy Policy

At AltaVista Research Pty Ltd (ABN 56 144 966 165 and AFSL410 381) we recognise the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by our clients and users. Our commitment to enhance our relationship with our clients and users of our website necessitates the collection of personal information that is vital to this effort.

Our Privacy Policy has been created with a fundamental respect for our clients’ and users’ right to privacy. The following information describes the policies and procedures for the collection, use and dissemination of personally identifiable information about our clients and users.


AltaVista Research Pty Ltd obtains personally identifiable information only if we believe the information is relevant to our relationship with a client or to assist us in creating a relationship with a user. We obtain personally identifiable information about clients or users, directly from that client or user whenever possible, primarily in the course of providing them with products, information and services. AltaVista Research Pty Ltd also obtains personally identifiable information regarding your use of the website. When AltaVista Research Pty Ltd obtains personally identifiable information from third-party sources, we use only reputable sources.

Part of our collection of personally identifiable information is conducted through the use of cookies (small pieces of information that a website places on your computer hard drive), in order to track usage patterns and to compile data that will help AltaVista Research Pty Ltd to improve its website and/or services (Data).


We use personally identifiable information only in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy. Personally identifiable information is available only to our employees, agents and contractors who have a business reason to have access to such information and who are contracted to keep the information confidential. AltaVista Research Pty Ltd uses personally identifiable information to respond to our clients or users and to make decisions about the products and services that we or our business partners provide or hope to provide to our clients or users. This includes contacting you regarding our available products and services.

AltaVista Research Pty Ltd may be required to disclose personally identifiable information by law or compulsory legal process.

Under no circumstances will we sell your individual personal information to any third party, however in some circumstances, data which DOES NOT identify any individual user, may be given or sold in aggregate, to one of our clients.


If you do not wish to receive any information from us regarding our products or services you may contact AltaVista Research Pty Ltd Privacy Officer at and AltaVista Research Pty Ltd will arrange for you to cease receiving direct marketing material. Please note that if you opt out whilst registered to use the free content of this website, your registration to that content will be terminated.


AltaVista Research Pty Ltd uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard personally identifiable information in its possession against loss, theft, and unauthorised use, disclosure or modification.

Any information that we store about you is protected from unauthorised access through the use of multiple firewalls, secure passwords and sign in processes.


Whenever possible, AltaVista Research Pty Ltd shall permit clients and users, the right to see the personally identifiable information that AltaVista Research Pty Ltd has collected from them, in order for them to correct any information that may be incorrect and/or to instruct it to delete the information from its files.


AltaVista Research Pty Ltd shall take all appropriate steps to ensure compliance with this Privacy Policy. If for whatever reason, you feel that we have not lived up to our Privacy Policy or if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this web site or your dealings with AltaVista Research Pty Ltd, please email us at: We shall endeavour to respond to your email within 14 business days.


AltaVista Research Pty Ltd is not responsible for the content or the privacy polices of websites to which it may provide links or the websites of its advertisers.

We reserve the right, at any time, to modify this Privacy Policy, in order to reflect changes in the law, self-regulatory initiatives and technology.

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