Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When users of this site fill in embedded forms, this information is stored in a database that is located in Australia. We may use this information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

Cookies

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment..

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. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics and will track general activity across the site, including link clicks, page visits and time spent on page. Google Analytics does not save users specific information. For more information about Google Analytics please see Google’s Privacy Policy

How personal information is used

Our principal purpose in collecting, using and storing your personal information is to provide you with access to and use of the Website in a personalised, safe and efficient manner. You consent to us collecting, using, storing and sharing your personal information to:

        • operate the Website, generate content and provide customer support and billing services (including updates and improvements);
        • provide the services requested by you; 
        • provide you with information via blogs, general email and online correspondence and newsletters; 
        • research, develop and improve our services; 
        • to conduct surveys to determine use and satisfaction with our services; 
        • to generate statistics in relation to the Website; 
        • detect, investigate and prevent potentially unlawful acts or omissions or acts or omissions with the potential to breach our Terms and Conditions
        • enforce our Terms and Conditions, this Privacy Policy or other policies; 
        • verify information for accuracy or completeness (including by way of verification with third parties); 
        • combine or aggregate your personal information with information we collect from third parties and use it for the purposes set out this Privacy Policy;
        • contact you at your contact details we have collected, by way of voice call, post, text message or email; 
        • aggregate and/or make anonymous your personal information, so that it cannot be used, whether in combination with other information or otherwise, to identify you; 
        • collect fees, resolve disputes and to identify, test and resolve problems; 
        • notify you about the Website and updates to the Website from time to time;
        • supply you with generalised, targeted or personalised marketing, advertising and promotional notices, offers and communications based on your preferences, and measure and improve our marketing, advertising and promotions based on your ad customisation preferences.

How long we retain your data

Your data will be retained in our database indefinitely until such time as you request this data be removed. Please note, unsubscribing from our communications does not remove your information from our system.

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 left comments on this site, 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.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to other sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Contact us

If you have a question regarding this Privacy Policy, would like to amend your Personal Information stored securely by us or you would like to make a complaint, please contact hello@socialenterpriseaustralia.org.au and we endeavour to reply within 72 hours.