Gilead believes that choice is one of the most important privacy principles. By providing us with your personal information, you are consenting to the collection and handling of your personal information in the manner set out in this Privacy Statement. You have the choice not to submit personal information (other than as may be required by law) to us although this may result in us being unable to provide products and services to you or reduce your ability to fully participate in all aspects of the GILEAD AUSTRALIA FELLOWSHIP website. For example, you may not be able to apply to the GILEAD AUSTRALIA FELLOWSHIP RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM.
"Personal information" means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable whether the information or opinion is true or not, and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not. It includes information such as your name, address, date of birth, phone number and health information.
We collect your personal information on this website to provide and administer this website and the GILEAD AUSTRALIA FELLOWSHIP RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM.
We collect your personal information on this website only when you, or a person submitting personal information on your behalf, chooses to provide it to us, for example, if you complete the registration form for the GILEAD AUSTRALIA FELLOWSHIP RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM.
Gilead will collect your personal information directly from you where it is reasonable and practicable to do so. However, Gilead may collect your personal information from third parties such as: ZEST (as the host of the GILEAD AUSTRALIA FELLOWSHIP website) or from third parties such as your employer, colleagues or research institute (who may complete and submit a grant application on your behalf). Depending on the type of research proposal or grant applied for, Gilead may collect information from a number of proposed participants under a single application.
We will use the personal information about you that has been provided to us through the website for the purposes for which we collect it as described above, including to:
We may also use your personal information for such other purpose for which it was provided to us (for example, to respond to a query you may have).
In general, Gilead uses personal information for the following purposes:
In order to carry out the above purposes, Gilead may disclose your personal information to persons or organisations such as:
Your personal information will typically be disclosed to persons or organisations in Australia and New Zealand, but also to persons or organisations in the European Union and the United States of America. Specifically, Gilead shares personal information with personnel of Gilead's related bodies corporate in Europe, Asia, South America and North America (a list of countries in which Gilead has related bodies corporate can be found at http://www.gilead.com/about/worldwide-operations). We may also disclose your personal information when required or authorised by or under applicable law.
Gilead is committed to keeping your personal information secure. All reasonable precautions will be taken to protect information from loss, misuse or alteration. We will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information that we hold from misuse, loss, or unauthorised access.
While we endeavour to keep information on this website, including information provided by you or on your behalf, secure and confidential, subject to any consumer guarantees provided for in consumer protection legislation (including the Australian Consumer Law), we will not be responsible for any breach of security caused by third parties and do not represent that this website is completely secure.
Gilead, in common with many website operators, uses standard technology called cookies on this website. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit the website. Cookies help provide additional functionality to the site or help us analyse site usage more accurately. For instance, our server may set a cookie that keeps you from having to enter a password more than once during a visit to one of our sites. In all cases in which cookies are used, the cookie will not collect personal information except with your explicit permission. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser, however, some areas of this website may not function properly if you do so.
Gilead's interactions with you are also regulated under the Spam Act 2003 (Cth). Gilead complies with these laws and will not send you a commercial electronic message unless permitted by that Act. If you provide your email address to Gilead, you consent to Gilead using your email address to contact you for any of the purposes listed above.
If you wish to stop receiving any e-mails or other communications from Gilead which may be sent to you in the future, or if you have submitted personally identifiable information through this website and would like to have that information deleted from our records, please notify our Privacy Officer. The Privacy Officer's contact details are set out below.
Gilead will preserve the contents of any email message that you send or information that you provide through or as a result of this website if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so. Emails sent to or from Gilead are routinely monitored for quality control, systems administration and legal compliance purposes.
Some of the information that is collected during your visit to this website is not personal information, because it does not reveal your identity. For example, we may record your server address, domain name, the date and time of your visit to this site and the pages that you viewed. This information is used by us in anonymous, aggregated form only, for statistical and website development purposes. However, Gilead reserves its right to use or disclose this information to try to locate an individual where it reasonably believes that the individual may have engaged in any unlawful or inappropriate activity in connection with this website.
If you have any queries about this Privacy Statement, or if you would like to request access to and/or correction of the personal information that Gilead holds about you, please contact our Privacy Officer:
417 St Kilda Road
Telephone: (03) 9272 4400
Fax: (03) 9272 4411
Gilead will generally provide you with access to, or allow you to correct, the personal information it holds about you, subject to some exceptions permitted by law. Gilead endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
If you have any concerns or complaints about the manner in which your personal information has been collected or handled by Gilead, please contact the Privacy Officer whose contact details appear above.
This Privacy Statement is effective from March, 12th 2014. We may amend this website Privacy Statement from time to time by placing an amended version on this website.