Privacy Policy

The Epilepsy Foundation of WA is committed to protecting your privacy. The following sets out how the Epilepsy Foundation of WA will deal with personal information recorded through the use of its web sites.

Collection of Information

  • Information automatically logged

    The Epilepsy Foundation of WA may make a record of your visit and log any of the following information for statistical and business purposes, those are include the user's address, the user's domain name, IP address, the date and time of the visit, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited and the type of browser used. Identification of the user may also be requested and logged. If you are not a member of EAWA User/Community Groups and you send us a message, the Epilepsy Foundation of WA will record your e-mail address.

  • Security Information

    Epilepsy Foundation of WA Web site have security measures in place against the loss, misuse and alteration of information. A login name and password are required to visit some secure areas. This is to ensure that the information is displayed only to the intended person. You should ensure that your password is kept securely and cannot be discovered by anyone else.

  • Cookies

    A cookie is a small message given to your web browser by Epilepsy Foundation of WA web server. The browser stores the message in a text file and the message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. It is possible to disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser. However, doing so may restrict your ability to access some web pages.

    Some Epilepsy Foundation of WA Web sites are access restricted. These sites may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interest. Cookies may also be used for authentication purposes and to improve security during a visitor's session online.

    Cookies may store the following information: session (numbered key) and duration. A numbered key is a unique server generated number used to track your current session. The session key can be linked back to a user's login identification.

    Unique identifiers (such as log-in name and password) are collected from web site visitors to verify a user's identity and for use as account numbers in our record system.

    Unique identifiers are also used to access stored information about a visitor's preferences to enable the dynamic display of the site according to your preferences when you return.

  • External Links

    Epilepsy Foundation of WA web pages contain links to other sites. The Epilepsy Foundation of WA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Use of Personal Information

Personal information you supply on-line will be used by the Epilepsy Foundation of WA staff in conducting the business of the Epilepsy Foundation of WA. The Epilepsy Foundation of WA may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with a server and to administer a web site. Your IP address is sometimes used to set up individual sessions to provide secure logins.

Disclosure of Personal Information

The EAWA will not disclose personal information concerning you to parties outside the EAWA.

  • Public Forums and Community

    EAWA web site has a chat room, forums, message boards, and or/news groups available to their users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


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