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. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
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. By uploading an image you hand over rights to use the image to the HAS Foundation.
If you fill in a form on our website we save and store this information. Information can also be sent automatically via email confirmations to yourself or/and to a HAS Foundation contact.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
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.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.
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.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We save your contact information if you complete a donation or if you sign up for eNewsletters. This information is stored so we may contact you in the future in regards to your payment or via electronic direct mail (EDM).
You may request your data to be deleted at any time. All EDMs sent will have an unsubscribe link.
We collect personal information about you which we only ever intend to use to provide you with the best possible Customer service, and in our own marketing activities. We do not trade or sell this information to any third parties.
When you use our other services (such as subscribing to our e-newsletter) we collect information from you such as your name, address, telephone number, email address etc. Often we store this information for verification purposes as well as future promotional use. We take all reasonable measures to ensure that your information is secure at all times. If we believe in good faith that we are required to by law, we may provide your information to third parties.
When you visit our site we may also collect data that helps us to track the usage of our site which ultimately helps us to deliver a better site to our Customers. The information that may be collected includes your IP service providers’ address, the name of the web page directing you as well as your movement throughout the site.
The Privacy Act gives you the right to access and correct any information that we hold about you. This includes both your personal details as well as your willingness or otherwise to participate in our promotional / marketing activities etc. If you would like to make changes to this information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to reflect the fact that our business is growing constantly, we reserve the right to change this policy at any time. The most up-to-date policy will always be available on our sites.