What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when:
- you subscribe to our web site;
- you contact us through our contact form; and,
- you comment on a post or page on this web site.
When subscribing, commenting on articles, or contacting us you are asked to provide your name and email address.
Where you chose to subscribe you are asked to confirm your email address.
What do we use your information for?
We use the information provided by you to:
- personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs);
- improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you); and,
- minimise spam in comments on articles on our web site.
When you subscribe, we use your email address to notify you of new posts and pages published on our web site.
When you contact us using the contact form we may use your email address to respond to your comment or query.
To minimise spam, we don’t allow anonymous comments on articles on this web site. All comments are reviewed and are only published on this web site if they are approved by an administrator. To be approved, comments must be relevant to the article to which they relate and should not contain foul, threatening or abusive language.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information).
The cookies used on this web site don’t contain any personally identifiable information.
If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.
Some additional cookies are set for site administrators but contain no personally identifiable information.
Do we use log files?
Like many other web sites, we makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
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This policy was last modified on 4 October 2014.