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Privacy Policy

At Control Publications Pty Ltd (publisher of Australasian Science magazine and, we use cookies to track your stay on our website. The cookies do not gather any information from your computer or profile your system, but are necessary in order to use our site properly. If cookies are not turned on in your browser, our site will not be able to add items to your Shopping Cart. However, you will still be able to browse our site without any problem.

Our website only collects your personal information on the ‘Checkout’ page at the completion of your purchase. This page is protected by our site's secure environment for the submission of your information.

Control Publications Pty Ltd collects and stores information in our secure and confidential database. All orders are processed by our staff and payments are processed via eWAY payment gateway using 128bit encryption.

We have two main uses for your personal information: Tracking your visit at, processing and shipping your order, and being able to contact you a) at your request or b) because of an issue with your order.

Control Publications Pty Ltd respects your privacy and all personal details collected are kept strictly confidential. Personal details collected on will never be disclosed to any third party.

Your telephone number is used only if we have questions or need to reach you immediately regarding your order.

Your name, address, telephone, email, and shipping address all remain private in our secure database. Your name and shipping address is only ever provided to a third-party mailing centre for the purposes of posting your print copy. This third-party mailing centre is currently in Singapore.

We will never share or sell your personal information, including your email address, to other companies for any reason, except as required by law.

In order to complete any request/order/service, it is necessary for you to enter a minimum amount of information. The required fields of entry are always marked. All other fields are optional.

Customers only need one password to gain purchasing access to the site. This one password takes care of all order placing requirements needed. Signing up for a password will only need to be completed once. If you happen to forget your password and need to retrieve it, or you would like to change your password, a 'forgot password' facility is available at login.

Control Publications Pty Ltd offers you the ability to correct or change the information in your profile at any time and as often as necessary. You can access and change it from the "My Account" page. Users who are experiencing problems or who have any questions about how our services work can contact us at

If you would like your information to be deleted or deactivated from our site, please contact

Should the need to change any of the above stated policies arise, the new policy will be posted here. Any new policy will be posted a full 30 days before its enactment. During this time, or at any other time, you can alert us of any change in your desire to be contacted by emailing us at

Control Publications Pty Ltd
Box 2155
Wattletree Rd PO, Victoria 3145

ABN 46 006591304