Privacy Information

This website makes some use of data that directly or indirectly identifies users. We take great care with practices that affect personal privacy.

Cookies

Internet cookies are small strings of text placed on users' hard drives during the data exchange that happens when a browser points to a web site. Cookies allow a website to store information on a user's machine and later retrieve it. They remember preferences you enter and then tailor a site to suit your needs. Cookies have no way of disclosing your name or any personal information.

We use cookies for:

  • our web server to manage your sessions.

    The cookies store the session ID. This storage lasts in the browser's memory while the browser is active. The session state information is deleted within 24 hours of you last accessing the site.

Most browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies. You can choose to adjust your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when they are being used. Please note - rejecting cookies may limit the functionality of this site.

Site Usage

When you look at this site, our web server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information, some of which is used for statistical purposes:

  • the client IP address (e.g. the proxy or the user's workstation)

  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded

  • the file size of the pages downloaded

  • the status of the visit

  • the previous site visited

  • the type of browser used.

No attempt is, or will be made, to identify users or their browsing activities except in the following circumstances:

  • The unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect activity logs.

  • For internal administrative use, to ascertain usage statistics and promote the club.

Security

This site does not provide facilities for securely transmitting information across the Internet. It is recognised that there can be risks with transmitting information across the Internet. This site contains links to websites not managed by Pine Rivers Computer Club Inc. For those sites, we are not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites.

Surveys

At times you may be asked to complete survey questionnaires that appear on the site. These may include your providing identifiable information. You will be given the reasons for the collection of such information, the purpose for which it will be used and to whom it may be disclosed.  By participating in the questionnaire or survey, you are accepting certain additional terms and conditions relating to the use of the information you provide.

Your name and address details will not be added to a mailing list, nor will officers disclose these details to third parties without your consent unless required by law. Email messages may be monitored by our support staff for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes.