If you would like to clarify how the museum uses and stores your personal details, please see our Privacy Policy and Data Breach Procedures 

Collection of Personal Information

Forms within this website record information from your details in clearly labelled fields, including name and contact details. This information is stored in secure museum databases and will be used solely by the relevant museum staff for its intended purpose, as stated on those pages.

If you contact a member of staff using an email link from this website, your email address will be used only to reply to you and will not be added to a mailing list or disclosed to a third party without your prior consent. No personal information sent by you, when you contact us or if you fill in our online forms, is published on our website.

Any names and email addresses of museum staff appearing on this website are provided with the knowledge and assent of each staff member.

Email Newsletter Lists

The museum offers regular email newsletters. By signing up for an email newsletter you are explicitly giving consent to receive that email. We will use the information you have provided to send you regular email updates about museum information.

All emails have an opt-out or unsubscribe feature. The museum collects and manages these email addresses in compliance with the Privacy Act and the Spam Act 2003 (Spam Act).We may use your email address for marketing purposes.

Cookies and General Website Traffic

The museum uses cookies to record information about your access to the website. The cookies used by the museum do not collect any personal information.

Our web server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes and for audience research: your server or IP address, top-level domain name (.com, .gov, .edu, .au), the date and time of your visit to our site, pages accessed, documents downloaded, previous site visited, and the type of browser used.

We will not identify individual users of this website, or their browsing activities, to any unauthorised person unless lawfully directed to do so by an investigating agency with a valid warrant to inspect our server logs.

Pixels and Retargeting

This museum website uses Google AdWords & Facebook remarketing service to advertise on third party websites to previous visitors to our site. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, a site in the Google Display Network, or somewhere on Facebook. Third-party vendors, including Google & Facebook, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the museum’s website. Any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy, as well as Google & Facebook privacy policies.

You can opt-out of remarketing by visiting these links: For GoogleFor Facebook

Australian National Maritime Museum email disclaimer

This transmission is intended only for the use of the addressee and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or dissemination of this communication is strictly prohibited and may incur severe penalties. If you have received this transmission in error, please notify us immediately by telephone on 02 9298 3777 and delete all copies of this transmission together with any attachments.