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Website Privacy Policy

    1. Clan WidowMaker (Clan WidowMaker, we, us) is committed to protecting the information about you that we collect, store and use when you provide it to us on our website: (Site).

    2. We manage your information in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) which govern how organisations collect, hold, use and disclose personal information. The APPs also give you rights to know what information an organisation holds about you, and a right to correct it if it is wrong. This document describes how we manage any personal information we have collected about you from the Site.

    3. By accessing the Site and registering an account, or by entering your details via ‘contact us’, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information Collection and Use

    1. Clan WidowMaker collects personally identifiable information about you, provided such information is given on a voluntary basis.

    2. Such information includes:

      1. Your call sign;

      2. Your name;

      3. Your contact details such as your Email address, City, State / Province, and Country;

What we do with Your Personal Information

    1. We collect, hold and use your personal information for a number of purposes. Generally, we use the information that we collect to:

      1. assist us in providing services to you;

      2. contact you or respond to your queries;

      3. tailor your experience of the Site and our communications to you;

      4. supply passwords and other digital access codes (in a secure encrypted database).

General uses

    1. We may use the information that we collect from you:

      1. to advertise our services and the Site;

      2. to provide a communication platform for members with each other;

      3. to compile and report statistics, with all the relevant personal and/or proprietary information de-identified prior to the completion of such statistics; and

      4. for purposes that are expressly permitted under any agreement with you.

To whom will Clan WidowMaker disclose my personal information?

    1. We do not disclose contact information about you publicly or to other third parties by us unless it is authorised or required by law, or as otherwise outlined in this policy.

    2. Your personal details will never be sold to any third party.

    3. We may also disclose aggregated data (in a form that does not identify you individually) to our advisors for the purposes of user experience analysis.

Manner of Collection

    1. We will use reasonable endeavours to only collect information directly from you. If you are disclosing details of another person (for example, where you are subscribing on their behalf), it is your sole responsibility to ensure that that person understands and consents to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information in the manner set out in this policy.

Site User Experience Tracking

    1. We may use tracking software to review and improve site user experience.

    2. In particular, we may use Google Analytics Advertising products: Remarketing with Google Analytics and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Google Analytics collects data about our site traffic via Google Advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers. Data collected via these Google products is not linked with any personally identifiable information you submit while on our Site. If you wish to opt out of the Google Analytics data collection, you may do so on Google's Site at

    3. We use cookies for authentication purposes and to tailor the site to user preferences. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

    4. We may use local storage objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences.

Social Media Features

    1. The Site includes social media features, such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter buttons. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are hosted by a third parties and your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing them.

Marketing Material

    1. We may use your personal information to provide you with material, promotions and communications from time to time about services available to you from us, or from other service providers in partnership with us, or to invite you to continue to use our services. This information will only come from us. We will not on-sell your personal information to other providers.

    2. You may opt out of receiving promotional materials from us at any time by contacting us at or by following the 'unsubscribe' link on the relevant promotional emails.

Protecting and Maintaining Personal Information

    1. We will take all reasonable steps to protect the information we hold about you from unauthorised access, use and disclosure, however we cannot guarantee that our systems and stored data will be completely free from third party interception or are free from corruption.

    2. Some parts of the Site are not protected by any form of encryption to protect information you send from your computer to us over the internet. Further, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. In light of this, we cannot ensure or warrant, and do not warrant, the security or privacy of your personal information, including payment and account details. You transmit this information at your own risk.

    3. If you use our Site to link to another site we encourage you to view their terms and conditions of use, privacy policies and security statements before disclosing any of your personal information on those sites.

Accessing Personal Information

    1. It is your responsibility to advise us of any changes to your personal details to ensure we can keep our records accurate and up to date. If you wish to access the information we hold about you, or make a request to have your details changed, please email

    2. You may request us not to use your personal information in a particular manner, or at all. Should you make such a request, we will adopt reasonable measures to observe it, subject to our obligations at law. We will respond to such requests within 30 days.

    3. You may also request that we delete the personal information that we hold about you.

    4. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

If you have concerns

  1. If you have any concerns about how we handle your personal information or require further information, please contact the Privacy Officer at

  2. This document represents our policy as at May 2017. We may change this document from time to time to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a prominent notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to regularly review this statement to inform yourself of any amendments.

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