We are committed to protecting our visitors’ privacy and we will not collect any personal information about you as a visitor unless you provide it voluntarily. Any personal information you communicate to us is kept within the Occupational Health and Safety Authority itself in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2001. If you read or download information from our site, we automatically collect and store the following non-personal information:
The requested web page or download;
- Whether the request was successful or not;
- The date and time when you accessed the site;
The Internet address of the web site or the domain name of the computer from which you accessed the site;
The operating system of the machine running your web browser and the type and version of your web browser.
Please note that this information is strictly for the Occupational Health and Safety Authority use and it is not shared, rented, or sold to any other organisation.
The Data Protection Act 2001
The Data Protection Act 2001 has been enacted on the 14th December 2001 and the section concerning the appointment of the Data Protection Commissioner and the Data Protection Appeals Tribunal has been brought into force as from the 22nd March 2002. We therefore consider that we have a legal duty to respect and protect any personal information we collect from you and we will abide by such duty. We take all safeguards necessary to prevent unauthorised access and we do not pass on your details collected from you as a visitor, to any third party or Government Department unless you give us your consent to do so.
Access to your information
You may request us at any time what information is effectively held on you if any, at that particular time. You have the right to have any inaccuracies corrected and where applicable erased, if they are not already deleted.
The Occupational Health and Safety Authority web-site uses "cookies" to identify to the web server which user is making what request. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser - along with a web page - when you access a website. Your browser will return the cookie information only to the domain where the cookie originated, i.e., ohsa.org.mt and no other site can request this information. When you return to the Occupational Health and Safety Authority web-site, the cookie is sent back to the web server, along with your new request.