As a visitor or registered user of the Site, we may seek and collect information from you for to ensure proper administration of the Site and, with your consent, for marketing and internal reporting purposes. We will only collect personal information from you where it has been knowingly provided by you. For example, we will collect information when a visitor completes a request for information or registers to receive e-mail updates regarding specific events that are listed on the Site.
What is “Personal Information”?
“Personal information” is any information or opinion (recorded in any form) about a person, whether true or not, from which that person may be identified.
What we use your information for.
We use the information that we collect from you to perform administrative services and, with your consent, to market products and services which you have indicated may be of interest to you.
What types of “Personal Information” do we collect?
The types of “Personal Information” that we may obtain about a person for the above purposes include:
Personal information provided by individuals for member registration, contests, contact forms, participation in Site activities (including interactive forums), and individual contact details for responses to requests for information through the Site.
Personal information that we collect with your consent for the purposes of marketing (i.e. photographs or commentary from prize winners of contests).
Aggregated information on the usage of the Site. When you visit the Site, our Internet Service Provider records your visit and logs your server address, top level domain name (i.e. .com, .gov, .au), the date and time, the pages accessed and documents downloaded.
Who do we disclose your information to?
If you choose to withhold your consent to our using all or part of your personal information even for these limited purposes you can do so by informing our Privacy Officer that you do not wish for us to use your personal information for any such purposes.
You can have access to the information we hold about you.
We adopt a policy of open access by individuals to their personal information. If you request access to your personal information, we will give it to you unless: giving your access would unreasonably impact upon the privacy of others; would provide access to information generated through a commercially sensitive decision-making process; would prejudice negotiations that we are involved with; would pose a threat to individual or public health and safety or would otherwise be unlawful.
Keeping information about you secure and up to date.
We aim to keep your personal information secure and up to date. You can update your personal information at anytime by contacting our Privacy Officer on the number above. If we find we have no further need for your personal information we will remove it from our system and destroy all record of it. We would welcome any changes to your details so as to keep our records up to date.
Your rights to limit our use of information about you.
Your right to register a privacy complaint.
The Site does not currently provide for secure transmissions over the Internet. You should be aware that there are inherent risks transmitting information across the Internet.
The Site’s web server automatically records non-personal clickstream data. This data is collected to measure and evaluate the Site for internal monitoring and reporting purposes. Clickstream data recorded by the Site’s server includes:
- Your server address;
- The web page your are visiting;
- The date and time you visited the Site;
- The pages you accessed and documents you downloaded;
- The type of browser you are using; and
- The address of the referring site.
We will not attempt to identify you using this clickstream data unless required by law or to investigate suspected improper activity in relation to the Site.
A cookie is a packet of information sent by a server to an Internet browser and then sent back by the browser each time it accesses the server. Cookies are used on the Site to remember visitors within a session and to facilitate transaction functions. They are automatically deleted after you leave the Site.
Web beacons (also known as web bugs, pixel tags or clear GIFs) are transparent graphic images placed on a web site or within an email and are used to monitor the behaviour of the user visiting the site or receiving the email. Web beacons are typically used by a third party to monitor the activity of a site. Information collected by web beacons may include the Internet Protocol address of the computer that retrieved the image or the time the web beacon was viewed and for how long.
The Site does not currently use web beacons, though this may change in the future.
- “our”, “we”, “us” are references to Aurora Community Association in its capacity as the content host of the Aurora Community Association website (Site); and
- “you” and “your” are references to registered users or individuals who otherwise provide personal information through the Site.