Protecting your privacy is important to Q-COMP. As a government
agency, Q-COMP is required to comply with a privacy regime that has
been developed by the Queensland Government. The privacy regime is
implemented by the Information Privacy Act 2009, which
regulates Q-COMP's collection, storage, use, management and
disclosure of an individual's personal information. Queensland
agencies must collect and manage personal information in accordance
with the Information Privacy Principles set out in the Act.
Personal information is information or an opinion (including
information or an opinion forming part of a database) held by
Q-COMP that can identify you. Q-COMP may be required to disclose
this information to a third party for auditing purposes. You have
the right to request access to any personal information held by
Q-COMP which relates to you. You also have the right to request the
correction of any information which relates to you and is
Q-COMP is committed to protecting your privacy and has developed
procedures to prevent unauthorised access to your personal
information and policies to ensure it is used correctly.
If you have any questions about Q-COMP's privacy and security
practices, please contact Q-COMP's Privacy Contact Officer at
Q-COMP, PO Box 10119 Brisbane Adelaide Street, Queensland,
Web site privacy and security
Q-COMP is committed to protecting user privacy. Our policy is to
respect and protect the privacy of our web site users and visitors,
and the confidentiality and security of information they provide to
us. As a general rule, we do not collect personal information about
you when you visit our site.
Site visit data
If you visit this site to read or download information, our
server records the following information for statistical
- The address of the user's server
- The country the user is from
- The operating system and browser type
- The site from which the user came to this site
- Which pages and documents were accessed
- The date and time the pages and documents were accessed.
This information is gathered solely for the purpose of compiling
summary statistics to assess the number of visitors to different
sections of this site, to determine what information is most useful
so we can make the site more useful to visitors.
Links to other sites
This web site contains links to other web sites. Q-COMP is not
responsible for the content and privacy practices of other web
This web site uses Google Analytics, which uses a cookie to
store information about visitors' activities without identifying
Email correspondence sent to this site may be treated as a
public record and retained as required by the Public Records
Act 2002 and other relevant legislation.
Q-COMP will not add your email address details to a mailing list
(unless at your request or with your consent) and will not disclose
these details to third parties without your consent, unless
required by law. Email messages may be monitored by our information
technology staff for system monitoring and maintenance
Collection of personal information
This web site provides email addresses and online forms which
enable you to provide us with information that assists us to
perform our regulatory functions under the Workers'
Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 and to provide our
services to you. Q-COMP uses your personal information for the
purposes for which it was collected and will not disclose it to a
third party without your consent unless required or authorised to
do so by law.