Policy Statement

Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) maintains and hosts the Western Sydney Community Forum Inc. Website. We are committed to protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information.

WSCF respects the privacy of all clients and client organisations and acknowledges that they are entitled to a confidential service. The obligations stated in the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles will be met by WSCF in relation to all client information attained through the WSCF Website.

Should you wish to access the Privacy Act 1988 and/or the Australian Privacy Principles they can be viewed at https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2016C00838

This privacy policy explains how WSCF may collect your personal information as well as how we handle and store it.

By accessing and interacting with this website, you are in agreement with WSCF’s privacy policy practice and understand that you may opt out at any time you deem necessary.

Information Collection

Browsing Information

For statistical purposes, particular information about your visit and logs are recorded when you visit the Western Sydney Community Forum Inc. Website. This includes:

  • The time and date of your visit
  • Your server address
  • Your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au etc)
  • The previous site you have visited
  • Whether you have previously accessed our site
  • The pages you have accessed
  • The documents you have accessed and/or downloaded, and
  • The browser you are using.

WSCF will not identify you or your browsing activities unless there is an investigation, where a law enforcement (e.g. the Australian Federal Police) exercise a warrant to inspect the internet service provider’s server logs.

Cookies and Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics to assist with analysing how clients use the Website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google Inc. on servers in Australia.

This information is used by Google Inc. to evaluate your use of the WSCF Website, compiling reports on website activity and internet usage. If required to do so by law, Google Inc. may transfer this information to third parties. Google Inc. will not associate your IP address with any other data help by Google Inc.

There is the option for you to refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that this option might restrict the full functionality of this Website.

Emails and Electronic Forms

Personal information that might be collected by WSCF when you send us an email includes your email address and possibly other personal information including but not limited to your name and contact number. This personal information will only be used for the stated purpose for which it was provided.

When you complete an electronic form on the WSCF Website, personal details might be collected including your name, email address, contact number and organisation.

Data Quality and Security

WSCF ensures that the personal information collected is accurate, up to date, relevant and complete. This includes maintaining and updating personal information at any point you advise WSCF of changes to them. If you want to know what, if any, personal information WSCF holds about you, you may access this at any time by contacting us via our ‘Contact Us’ page on the website.

Restricted password protection on electronic files and securing of paper files are placed within locked cabinets are strictly adhered to for the protection of clients’ personal information from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure and also against misuse, interference and loss.

Deletion of Data and Unsubscribing

Clients may request WSCF to delete any personal information by contacting the us via our ‘Contact Us’ page on the website. You may also opt out of any further contact from us by sending an email to admin@wscf.org.au stating this intention.

Publication of Personal Information

WSCF will not disclose any of your personal information collected to a third party, without your prior consent. This information will only be published on the WSCF Website if it has been collected for this purpose and with your knowledge or if you have consented to the disclosure.

Please note that when giving such consent, personal information published on the WSCF Website is accessible by any user world-wide at any time, that it may be indexed by search engines and that it may also be copied and used by any web user.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

WSCF may make changes to this privacy policy at any given time therefore it is recommended that clients and client organisations check this information regularly.

Require Further Information?

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, the website or are concerned that your privacy may have been breached, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@wscf.org.au or (02) 9687 9669.