Who we are
Our website address is: https://gemlapidarycouncilnsw.org.au. We are the Gem & Lapidary Council Of New South Wales Inc. a voluntary Association incorporated in NSW, PO Box 188 Orange NSW 2800.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Your email address if you subscribe to our email newsletter list, you might also give your name but that is not required.
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.
We don’t have a contact form on our website.
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.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
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.
Who we share your data with
We don’t compile, use or release personal analytics.
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.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We Use MailChimp for our newsletter service, if you subscribe to it.
Your contact information
We Use MailChimp for our newsletter service, if you subscribe to it. You may unsubscribe at any time.
How we protect your data – We use secure passwords to secure our website and mailchimp accounts
What data breach procedures we have in place – We have alerts built in so we are advised if suspicious activity is taking place. Please contact the webmaster if you become aware of an issue and we will act promptly to fix it
What third parties we receive data from – We use MailChimp for our newsletter email service.
For website privacy matters please contact the honorary webmaster at email@example.com and for other privacy matters in regard to Gem and Lapidary Council of NSW please contact firstname.lastname@example.org