Effective date: June 3, 2020
Last updated: June 12, 2020
Trading as Blue Mountains Mums ABN: 97 226 690 522
Your privacy is important to us. “We”/”Us” (Blue Mountains Mums) are committed to protecting your (the user of the website) privacy and personal information that we collect through our site (the website including all pages, sub pages, articles, business directory of which is located at www.bluemountainsmums.com).
In this page:
– Personal information collected
– Disclosure of personal information
– How your information is stored
– How your information is used
– Opt In and out
– Your own information
– Accessing your personal information
– Contact us
Personal information collected
When you use our site, we may collect information from you through automated tracking systems (such as information about your browsing preferences) and information that you volunteer to us when you sign up on Facebook or at other times when using the site.
We will not collect information that identifies you personally, except when you volunteer that information to us during sign up, comments made on the site or when you participate in competitions and surveys.
Occasionally, we may request information from you to assist us in improving our site, services, articles or other content. We may ask you questions about your demographics, suburb, age of your children or preferences in relation to the site.
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.
Disclosure of personal information
We do not disclose any personal information to third parties or overseas entities. We may disclose personal information to credit reporting agencies and courts, tribunals, regulatory authorities where customers fail to pay for goods or services provided by us to them. It may also be provided to courts, tribunals, regulatory authorities, and law enforcement officers as required by law, in connection with any actual or prospective legal proceedings, or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
How your information is stored
We take the protection and storage of your personal information very seriously so we take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. Your information (such as your name and email address) is stored securely by us in our digital database and is not shared with any third parties.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.
How your information is used
We use any personal information you voluntarily shared with us to improve your experience with our site. We may use your email address to send you our newsletter, which may include indirect marketing or advertising about products or services that may interest you. It may also be used to to contact and communicate with you, for internal record keeping, to run competitions or offer additional benefits to you, and to send you promotional information about third parties that we think may be of interest to you.
Opt In and out
If you receive an email or newsletter from us because you gave us your email address and you would rather not receive any correspondence from us then you may opt out of receiving emails by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of the email or newsletter. We will process your request as promptly as possible.
Your own information
When you use our site you acknowledge and agree that if you publish your personal information in publicly accessible places, including our comments sections or Facebook page or groups, then you are responsible for that information and we are not liable for what you say.
Accessing your personal information
Blue Mountains Mums is committed to managing your personal information in an open and transparent manner while you use our website. You have a right to access your personal information and request its correction. You may request, update and correct your personal information at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org as set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Your access and correction requirements in the Privacy Act operate alongside other informal or legal procedures including the Freedom of Information Act (1982).
We aim to serve our community and users of our site to the highest standard of honesty and integrity. If you have a complaint in relation to our handling of your personal information, we endeavour to resolve the issue promptly with you (within 30 days). If you have a complaint in relation to our handling of your personal information and have reason to believe that we have breached the Australian Privacy Principles please outline your complaint in writing and email us at email@example.com outlining how you think we may have breached the principles.
Colinda DV Founder – Blue Mountains Mums
ABN 97 226 690 522
Address: PO BOX 159
Glenbrook, NSW, 2773