Privacy Policy


Genetic Signatures has an obligation to protect the privacy of people using this website. Please read this statement to find out what information is collected by us, and why.

Statistical information

When you visit the Genetic Signatures website, the following information is recorded for statistical purposes: your server’s address; the top-level domain from which you access the Internet (eg: .gov, .com, .edu, .org, .au, .sg etc); the type of browser you use; the date and time you visited our site; the pages you visited and the documents downloaded; the link you followed to get to our site; and the link you followed to leave our site.

This information is used to create summary statistics to tell us the number of visitors coming to the different sections of our site, what information is most and least used, and technical design information, such as broken links.

We use this information to make our site more useful to visitors.


A cookie is a piece of information that a website sends to your browser when you access information at that site. The server technology used for Genetic Signatures’ website generates a unique ID number to identify the users browser. This ID number is set as a cookie called CFID on the user’s browser. The server will identify the user’s browser each time the relevant information is accessed via the website.

For more information about Cookies and their use, please see the Cookies section on the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner site.

Your email address

Your email address will only be recorded by Genetic Signatures if you choose to send us a message or subscribe to our newsletters or survey results. It will be used only for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it without your consent.

The Genetic Signatures website offers a subscribe and unsubscribe email service for people who wish to receive electronic newsletters and other updates. When you subscribe to this service your email address and your name, is added to a database. This information is used only to provide the service you have requested and will not be used for any other purpose, and it will not be disclosed without your consent.