Privacy Statement

Information collected online by the UOW USA Foundation

When you visit the University of Wollongong USA Foundation (UOW USA Foundation) website, our servers may collect the following information: your IP address, browser type, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the UOW USA Foundation’s website, dates and times of the visit. We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us improve our services. We may also use this information for marketing purposes.

Where your personal information is collected while visiting our site, we will provide you with details about the purpose for collecting it including how it will be used, whether it’s required by or under law and if it’s to be disclosed to any other party. We will only use your personal information for the purpose for which you provided it or a directly related purpose.

Use of Cookies

The UOW USA Foundation uses cookies to identify user traffic patterns on its website. Information collected from cookies is used for statistical analysis purposes so that the UOW USA Foundation can provide you with a website that best meets your needs. A cookie in no way provides access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with the UOW USA Foundation.

You may disable cookies by adjusting your web browser, but if you do some of our sites might not be accessible to you.


UOW has a number of security measures in place to protect against IT security risks. These include firewalls, network intrusion detection and virus scanning. Refer to UOW’s IT Security Policy for further information.

Links to other Websites

External sites that are linked to or from the UOW USA Foundation site are generally not under our control or responsibility. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you are encouraged to review their privacy policy, terms of use and content.

Privacy Complaints

Any member of the public who is concerned about how their personal information is being handled by the UOW USA Foundation should contact a privacy officer in UOW’s Legal Services Unit. The privacy officer will discuss your concerns or complaints and endeavor to reach a suitable resolution, referring to any existing UOW policies or complaint handling guidelines.

Where an individual wishes to make a formal request for a review of UOW’s conduct in the handling of his/her personal information, the Privacy Complaint Internal Review Application Form is to be completed and lodged with the Legal Services Unit.

Who to Contact About Privacy

Your first contact for any privacy-related matters should be Carmel Perre, who is UOW’s Information Compliance Officer. Carmel’s contact details are as follows:

Carmel Perre

Information Compliance Officer
Legal Services
Building 36, Level 4
University of Wollongong NSW 2522
Phone: (02) 4221 4368
Fax: (02) 4221 4254

If Carmel is not available, you should contact one of the lawyers in the Legal Services Unit. Phone (02) 4221 5202 or email