Who we are:
Our website address is: http://blog.optom.com.au administered by Hanks Optometry Trust (ABN 15 765 921 432).
What personal data we collect and why we collect it:
. . Comments
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.
. . Media
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.
. . Cookies
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. 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:
. . 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.
. . Quality of Information
We will make all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information held about you is complete, accurate and up-to-date.
. . Security of Information
We will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold about you from misuse, loss, unauthorised use, modification and disclosure.
Only the staff of this business are permitted to access your personal information if it is provided to us.
We keep personal information about customers for a minimum of five years from the time of last contact.
. . Sensitive Information
We will not collect or disclose sensitive information about you unless we have your consent or you would reasonably expect that the information may be disclosed in the course of the services we provide to you.
. . Confidentiality
We will not collect information about a person’s health, their racial or ethnic origin, their political, religious or philosophical beliefs and affiliations, their membership in professional or trade associations or unions, their sexual preferences or businesses, or their criminal records without the person’s consent, except where collecting such information is required by law, or where the customer (or their representative) cannot give consent and the information is needed to provide a health service to the customer or to reduce a threat to the life or health of another person.