Privacy Policy


The Dalton Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd (DCE) website contains information for general purposes and does not establish a professional services relationship. Whilst all reasonable care has been taken in providing information in this site, no responsibility or liability is accepted by DCE for any omissions or actions by any person relying upon information in this site. You should always take professional advice before making business or personal financial decisions. This site contains links to servers/websites maintained by other companies or organisations. DCE cannot provide any warranty about the accuracy regarding information found on any of these servers/websites or the content of any file download from another site.

DCE does not represent or warrant that any files obtained from or through this site are free from computer viruses or defects. The user must assume all responsibility for any loss, damage or consequence resulting directly or indirectly from the use of those files. DCE recommends that prior to using any downloaded file users should carry out an appropriate computer virus check.

Email Disclaimer

The information in our email is correspondence and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to our email by anyone is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action taken in reliance on it is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received messages in error, please notify us immediately. Please also destroy and delete any such messages from your computer.

Copyright - Content

The contents of this web site are copyright © DCE. You may access and display these pages on a computer or a monitor, and print out for your personal use any whole page or pages in this web site. All other use, copying or reproduction of any part of this website is prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, no part of this web site may be reproduced on any other internet site.


Dalton Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd (DCE) takes seriously the privacy of those that visit our web site. We have established this Privacy Policy to communicate what information we collect and how that information is used and safeguarded.

By accessing this website (, you acknowledge the terms and conditions expressed herein. We reserve the right to change this policy at our sole discretion and without notice.

What information is collected, and why?

When a user visits our website, we collect information about the visit that does not identify the user personally. We track information such as the domain from which the user is visiting and the user's browser type. We also collect specific information regarding the user's session on our website. This includes items such as the date and time of the visit and the pages viewed.

Sometimes we ask a user to voluntarily provide personally identifiable information (PII). This information generally includes, but is not limited to, name, e-mail address, postal address, and telephone number. We request this information when the user requests one of the following:

  • To register to attend an on-line seminar or demonstration
  • To receive specific information from us such as a whitepaper or code sample
  • To sign up for a mailing list
  • To correspond with us
  • Or any other such activity that we deem necessary

DCE does not collect any personally identifiable financial or health-related information. We do not intentionally collect information from children under the age of 13.

How is the information used?

Non-personally identifiable information (non-PII) is collected to allow us to analyze how our website is used and to improve the content and service the website provides.

Personally identifiable information is collected for analysis to improve the content of the website and the services we provide the user.

DCE owns the collected information and will not sell, trade, or rent the information to others. We may use the information to continue contact with the user. This may include contact such as follow-up calls, e-mail correspondence, or mail correspondence to follow-up on the contact or to provide marketing information about promotions, new services, or important website changes. DCE may share this information with its business partners for the specific purpose of a promotion or service offering.

Are "Cookies" used on the website?

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are placed on a web user's hard drive. We may use cookies to provide you with better service. Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences for a particular site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major Web sites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user's computer. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of the functionality of the DCE site if you do so.

How is personally identifiable information safeguarded?

DCE utilizes industry standard methods and mechanisms such as firewalls, intrusion monitoring, and passwords to protect electronic information. Multiple physical security methods such as locking devices and 24 hour premise monitoring are also employed. Finally, access to PII is limited to a small number of personnel and on a need-to-know basis.

Links to other web sites

DCE web site may contain links to other internet web sites. DCE neither controls nor endorses external sites and is not responsible for the content of such sites. This policy does not cover the privacy policies and data collection practices of non-DCE web sites.

How to opt out of correspondence

Based on the information a user has provided, DCE may send e-mail correspondence to the user. Each correspondence will contain an easy means to opt out of further correspondence.