Sunday, 21 December 2014
Privacy Policy

Urbanalyst is all about providing the best in planning, development and transport news and resources.  Urbanalyst has no interest in your personal information and neither collects nor stores such information, unless it is voluntarily and knowingly provided.  For the purpose of website improvement and analysis, we do however, collect anonymous statistics.

Urbanalyst respects your privacy. In this Policy, "us", "we" or "our" means Urbanalyst (“”).  The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to set out what, why and how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website. We may, from time to time, review and update this policy. This Policy was last updated on 24 August 2009.

Collection of Information
Personal information about users of our website is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we may need to collect such information to provide you with further services or to answer or forward any requests or enquiries.  We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent. We do, however, collect anonymous information relating to the use of our website.

Use of Information
Personal information that visitors submit to our website is used only for the purpose for which it is submitted, or for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose, unless we disclose other uses in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection.  We will not use personal information for any other purpose other than identified in this Privacy Policy.

Anonymous information is gathered in order to monitor the use of our website such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to Urbanalyst and its different areas.  This data is only used aggregate numbers and cannot be individually identified.  This collective data helps us determine how visitors use our website, so we can analyse, improve and enhance our website.

Disclosure of Information
Any information you provide is used only by us and not sold, released or given to third-parties.  We may, however, disclose personal information, and you consent to us disclosing your personal information, as required by law or as part of any investigation into you or your activity on our website.

Security of Information
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure the security, protection, integrity and privacy of information submitted to our website. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.  However, you acknowledge that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed and you provide information to us via the internet or by post at your own risk.  We accept no responsibility for misuse or loss of, or unauthorised access to, your personal information where security or protection of information is not within our control.

Access to Information

We strive to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up-to-date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, or you would like to access, update and/or request that we delete any information that we may hold, you may contact us with your request.

A "cookie" is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows us to recognize you each time you visit this website (such as for customisation etc).  Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and we do not use cookies to collect any personal information. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can generally disable cookies in most browsers – refer to the Help section of your browser but please note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with some features of our website.

External Sites
Urbanalyst provides links to websites outside of our websites, as well as to third party websites that are not under our control.  You are advised to read the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use of external websites before disclosing personal information.

Problems or Questions
We take Privacy issues seriously and work to resolve any concerns or problems that you may have.  If you require further information relating to our Privacy Policy, or if you have a problem or complaint, please send us an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Australian Office of the Privacy Commissioner's website at