Last updated: 10th June 2016
This sets out the www.lessmeatlessheat.org (“Less Meat Less Heat”, “we”, “us”, “our”) policy in respect to how we look after personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”) collected from users such as you (“you”, “your”) and usage of any service provided by us (“Services”).
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Consent to collect:
1. Personal Data:
We collect Personal Data when you (or your Agent) voluntarily provide information to our Services, such as when you register for access to our Services, contact us with inquiries, respond to surveys, register to attend events, provide reviews and event content, or use other certain Services. We may collect without limitation name, address, email address and other personally identifiable information.
We collect Personal Data from third parties, such as Facebook, as authorized by you.
2. Non-Personal Data:
When you interact with our Services we collect other information (“Non-Personal Data”) that cannot be used to identify you including without limitation Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, device and software information, approximate geographic location, and a record of your usage of our Services.
We also collect Non-Personal Data from third parties, such as Facebook.
3. Cookies, Pixels Tags, Local Shared Objects, Web Storage and Similar Technologies:
We use without limitation varies technologies to provide our Services including Cookies, Local Shared Objects, Flash Cookies, Web Storage and Clear GIF’s, to help us without limitation manage the operation of our Services, improve security, analyse site performance, track how people use our Services, record your preferences, allow third parties integrations such as Facebook Connect, allow us to provide tailored advertising.
Our Use of Information That We Collect:
1. Personal Data:
Specific Reason: If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we will use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem and will respond to the email address from which the contact came.
Access and Use: If you provide Personal Data in order to obtain access to or use of the Services or any functionality thereof, we will use your Personal Data to provide you with access to or use of the Services or functionality and to monitor your use of such Services or functionality.
Internal Business Purposes: We may use your Personal Data for internal business purposes including without limitation to help us improve the content and functionality of the Services, to better understand our users, to improve the Services, to protect against, identify or address wrongdoing, to enforce our Terms of Service, to manage your account and provide you with customer service, and to generally manage the Services and our business.
Marketing: We may use your Personal Data to contact you in the future for our marketing and advertising purposes, including without limitation to inform you about services or events we believe might be of interest to you, to develop promotional or marketing materials and provide those materials to you, and to display content and advertising on or off the Services that we believe might be of relevance to you.
2. Non-Personal Data:
Because Non-Personal Data cannot be used to personally identify you, we may use such information for any lawful purpose.
Our Disclosure of Information That We Collect:
1. Personal Data:
We are not in the business of selling your Personal Data. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. Therefore, we will not sell your Personal Data to third parties, including third party advertisers. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may disclose, transfer or share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: We, like many businesses, sometimes engage other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, fraud prevention and maintaining databases. When we engage another company to perform such functions, we may provide them with information, including Personal Data, in connection with their performance of such functions.
Legal Requirements: We may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law (including, without limitation responding to a subpoena or request from law enforcement, court or government agency) or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary (i) to comply with a legal obligation, (ii) to protect or defend our rights, interests or property or that of third parties, (iii) to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Services, (iv) to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Services or the public, or (v) to protect against legal liability.
2. Non-Personal Data:
Because Non-Personal Data cannot be used to personally identify you, we may disclose, transfer or share Non-Personal Data for any lawful purpose.
You have several choices available when it comes to your Personal Data:
Limit the Personal Data You Provide: You can use the Services without providing any Personal Data or with limiting the Personal Data you provide. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data or limit the Personal Data you provide, you may not be able to use certain functionality of the Services. For instance, in order to open an account, your name and email address will be required.
Links to Other Web Sites:
Storage and Security:
We may store Personal Data itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by our affiliates, agents or service providers. We take what we believe to be reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Services from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, inadvertent disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Services may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data via the Internet.
International Privacy Laws:
If you are visiting our website or using one of our software applications from outside Australia, please be aware that you are sending information (including Personal Data) to Australia where we will hold and process your Personal Data and Non-Personal Data in accordance with Australian privacy laws. Please note that privacy laws in Australia may be different to the privacy laws in your country.
Other Terms and Conditions:
Your access to and use of the Services is subject to the Terms of Service.
Retention and Deletion:
We may retain your Personal Data as long as you continue to use the Services. You may close your account by contacting us. However, we may retain Personal Data and Non-Personal Data for an additional period as is permitted or required under applicable laws. Even if we delete your Personal Data it may persist on backup or archival media and other information systems.
Contacting Less Meat Less Heat:
If you have a complaint about Less Meat Less Heat’s privacy practices you should write to us at Less Meat Less Heat, PO Box 5 Fitzroy, VIC 3065 or email email@example.com.
We will take reasonable steps to work with you to attempt to resolve your complaint. In the unlikely case that an acceptable resolution cannot be met then further dispute resolution will be actionable under the laws of the state of Victoria in Australia.