Legal – Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

1. Scope

This document sets forth the Cookies Policy of CertMark International Pty Ltd (CMI) ABN: 80 111 217 568. CertMark International is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which sets out a number of principles concerning the privacy of individuals.

This Cookies Policy along with our Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, Scheme Agreements and other posted guidelines within our website or supplied to Clients, collectively Legal Terms, constitute the entire agreement between the Client and CertMark International.

The last update of this policy was on 03/01/2015 and precedes any other documents or terms previously provided. CMI reserves the right to alter or change these Terms and Conditions at any time.

2. About Cookies

2.1. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

2.2. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

2.3. There are two main kinds of cookies: “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies. Session cookies only last for the duration of users using the website and are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies outlast user sessions and remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

3. Cookies on our Website

3.1. We mainly use session cookies on our website, although persistent cookies are sometimes used for certain features (eg: remaining logged in or saving the content to your account).

3.2. We use cookies for the following purposes:

· Statistical analysis of how the site is used

· To improve the website’s usability

· To facilitate features such as logging in, quotes, invoicing and payments, and remembering your preferences

3.3. Generally, we use cookies to help us administer our website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

3.4. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

3.5. Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.

3.6. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

3.7. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

4. Third Party Cookies

4.1. The only third party cookies we use are for Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at

4.2. Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.