The SHARE website is maintained by
SHARE (SMR) Inc. This Privacy Policy applies to all the publicly
accessible pages on the SHARE website located at

Users of the SHARE site are
entitled to expect that any information as a result of that use will be
treated within the terms of the New South Wales government’s privacy
responsibilities and obligations. The New South Wales government’s
privacy practices are regulated by the
New South Wales Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.

SHARE does not have
any responsibility for the privacy policies or practices of any site
linked from the SHARE website. Your activity on such sites is covered
by the privacy policies on those sites.

Collection of information

Each time you visit
the SHARE website, a certain amount of information is automatically
collected about the page/s you have accessed. This information

  • The current IP (Internet Protocol) address of the machine which has accessed it
  • Your top-level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
  • The address of your server
  • The date and time of your visit to the site
  • The date and time of your exit from the site
  • The pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • Which page you are on when you first enter the site
  • Which page you are on when you exit the site
  • The previous site visited
  • If you have arrived here via a Search Engine, which keywords or phrases you used to find us
  • The type of browser and operating system you have used

Email lists

If you subscribe to our email lists, we collect:

  • Your email address
  • Current IP address
  • Server address
  • Operating system
  • Browser type and version

Website feedback/response

SHARE collects
information from visitors who provide feedback on the website,
technical problems and individual articles. This feedback is used to
administer and refine the service.

When you complete the website feedback form, we collect some or all of the following information:

  • Your age
  • Your gender
  • Your postcode
  • Your country if overseas
  • Current IP address
  • Server address
  • Operating system
  • Browser type and version
  • Email address in the case of a technical problem – this is optional


The SHARE website does not use cookies.

What we do with the information we collect

The information
collected during each visit is aggregated with similar logged
information and published in reports in order for SHARE to identify
patterns of usage of the site. This will assist in improving the
website and the material and services within the site.

No data that can be used to identify an individual collected from the website will be disclosed to any other party.

No persons email address will be entered into any email list, unless that person gives their permission.


SHARE reserves the
right to collect, use and disclose to relevant authorities more
extensive information than stated above where authorised or required by
law, or for law enforcement purposes. This may include the following

  • Unauthorised attempts to access files which are not published SHARE pages
  • Unauthorised tampering or interference with files published on the SHARE site
  • Unauthorised attempts to index the contents of the SHARE site by other sites
  • Communications
    which are defamatory, abusive, vilify individuals or groups and where
    there are reasonable grounds to believe that an offence may have been,
    or may be, committed
  • Attempts
    to otherwise compromise the security of the web server, breach the laws
    of the State of New South Wales or Commonwealth of Australia, or
    interfere with the use of the SHARE site by other users.

In the event of an
investigation, SHARE will provide access to our data to any law
enforcement agency that is authorised or required by subpoena or by
search warrant or other statutory instrument to inspect that data.


SHARE takes all
reasonable steps to ensure the security of the data we hold from such
risks as loss or unauthorised access, destruction, use, modification,
misuse or disclosure. Information collected is stored in an
appropriately secure format and held by SHARE for archival purposes.

Further information

If you have any
questions about the SHARE website or the application of this Privacy
Statement please contact the General Manager.