How to contact us about privacy
Your privacy is very important to us. For that reason, please read the following details carefully and get in contact with us if you have any questions.
Collection and Purpose
We may collect personal information from you if you input any personal information into the website. In addition, we also collect cookies from your computer, which enables us to tell when you use the website and to help customise your website experience.
The purpose for which we collect personal information is to provide you with the best service experience possible on the website and for our marketing purposes. Some provision of personal information is optional. If you do not provide us with certain types of personal information, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of the website.
We customarily disclose personal information only to our service providers who assist us in operating the website. We will only disclose personal information to an unrelated third party in the course or furtherance of our operations or as required by law.
We reserve the right to transfer the information that we collect to a purchaser or assignee of our business.
We do not assume any liability for the exchange of information and we cannot guarantee the security of the personal information that you provide to us.
Access and correction
National Privacy Principle 6 of the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) allows you to get access to, and correct, the personal information we hold about you in certain circumstances. If you would like to obtain such access, please contact us on the details set out above. We may charge an administrative fee for attending to same.
We have processes in place to ensure the security of your personal information, including encryption of all data when it is transferred to our service providers and limitations on access to personal information within our organisation. We are not responsible for the content or functionality of third party websites.
Transfer out of Australia
The website is not hosted in Australia. For that reason, we transfer all data on the website (including all personal information) to our hosting service provider outside Australia. You hereby consent to this transfer.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with, How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.