Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

The Ecological Society of Australia (ESA Inc.) has developed privacy policy and practices to comply with the Australian Privacy Act 1988.

The ESA undertakes to protect the privacy of our members and will not provide personal information to any third parties. Members are notified on application that their details will be published in the annual ESA Membership Directory, in accordance with ESA’s Constitutional obligations. However, this publication will not be placed on the website and is not distributed to any non-members of the Society. Proceeding with your application is considered acceptance of this condition.

ESA operates a members only email list which is free from spam and commercial advertisements, and which members must personally subscribe to. ESA undertakes to protect the email information of all members and utilizes a secure server system to prevent unsolicited intervention.

ESA members may elect to be included on the Members Only searchable database, for viewing by other members. Please read our Disclaimer below.

When you look at this web site, our Internet Service Provider (Web Central) makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:

  • your server address
  • your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
  • the pages you accessed and documents downloaded
  • the previous site you have visited
  • the type of browser you are using.


In no event shall ESA or any of its affiliates or content providers be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, unauthorised use, performance or non-performance of this Web site, even if ESA has been advised previously of the possibility of such damages and whether such damages arise in the contract, negligence, tort under statue, in equity, at law or otherwise.

All material in the Web site is true and correct at time of upload to the Internet, but is subject to change without warning. ESA will endeavor to inform users of any changes to products/services and keep this Web site up to date.