Privacy and Data Protection This page lists a range of ASinA policies for this website

Privacy, data protection and editorial policies

By using this site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. The protection and security of personal data is a priority for us. 

If you only use our website for browsing or informational purposes, we only collect the data your browser transfers to our server (log data). This data includes your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the source from which you came to the page, the pages you visit, time and date of your visit and other similar statistics.

We use Google Analytics to collect, monitor and analyse this data.

Data collection when you visit our website

If you only use our website for informational purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When you visit our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source / reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if applicable: in anonymous form)

This data is used to improve the functionality of the website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way.

Data collection when you use the Contact Us or Enquiries About Membership forms

When you contact us directly using the Contact Us or Enquiries forms on the website, personal data is collected. This data is stored and used for the purpose of answering your request, for establishing contact. The relevant data, such as your name, email and request, are then passed on to the appropriate person i.e. a state branch coordinator or membership contact.

Currently, all forms data goes first to the website manager and the general secretary of the ASinA before being passed on.

We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters or information about activities or events, if requested.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. They are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many sites, we use cookies to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values on an individual basis.

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. However, 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 data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Intellectual Property

The content displayed on the website is the intellectual property of the ASinA. You may not reuse, republish, or reprint such content without our written consent.

The photos are not the intellectual property of the ASinA. The image credits can be found at the bottom of each page. If there is no image credit, the photo has a creative commons license or is in the public domain. 

Diversity

We are currently developing our Diversity and Inclusion policy, including our commitment to reconciliation. The draft of this document can be read here. Feedback is invited. 

Editorial policy

The website editor is responsible for the authority, accuracy and integrity of all items, except those items published under the Latest News and Events pages. The website editor is not directly responsible for the views and opinions published on these webpages but all material is carefully vetted in advance to fall in with the ASinA’s draft Editorial Policy.  There is a more detailed description of the draft Editorial Policy here

While the information on this website has been verified to the best of our abilities, we cannot guarantee that there are no mistakes or errors.

We reserve the right to change this policy at any given time, of which you will be promptly updated. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.

Disclaimer

Please read this disclaimer statement carefully before using ASinA website operated by the Anthroposophical Society in Australia Inc. 

All information posted is merely for educational and informational purposes. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice. Should you decide to act upon any information on this website, you do so at your own risk.

Contact us

If you have any questions about these policies, please contact us.

These policies are effective as of 6 September, 2021 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future.