Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance to Blue Sky Project.

This privacy statement describes Blue Sky Project’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the Blue Sky Project web site. By visiting the Blue Sky Project website you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

What information does Blue Sky Project collect?

In general, you can browse the Blue Sky Project site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

If you register for a newsletter, make payment or donation, request information, provide feedback, apply for a job, participate in online discussion or join an electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in various Blue Sky Project databases. If you are purchasing something on the web, you may be asked to provide your credit card details.

Blue Sky Project sites (and its partners inc. PayPal) with specific requirements to collect personal information may publish a privacy policy specific for that site. In these cases, the site-specific policies will be complementary to this general Blue Sky Project privacy policy, but will give additional details for that particular use.

For certain Blue Sky Project sites (inc. partner sites), registering or supplying personal information sets a cookie.* By setting this cookie, your details are remembered the next time you visit, so you don’t have to re-enter the information. This helps us to provide you with a better service.

Joining electronic discussion groups may mean that other participants of the discussion group (including non-Blue Sky Project volunteers) will see personal information that you have volunteered. For open discussion groups, this information will be public.

What does Blue Sky Project do with information it collects?

The information gathered during general browsing of the “blueskyproject.com.au” domain is used to analyse trends and usage of the Blue Sky Project site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information. However, if you have registered with Blue Sky Project in connection with any activity on the Blue Sky Project site, the information we collect about your normal web usage may be identifiable to you.

Blue Sky Project may use the personal information you provide to:Contact you – in response to your request, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications, etcManage and process your job application; Confirm your purchases and registrations on the site (inc. PayPal); Obtain payment for purchases through this site and PayPal (via credit card); “Remember” your online profile and preferences; Help you tailor information that is relevant to you based on your interests; Undertake statistical analysis.

Opting out and changing your information

At any time, you can cancel or modify your information. Please contract us to advise of any changes to your information.

Security

We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the Blue Sky Project site to any third party without prior consent. Any information provided to Blue Sky Project by users of the Blue Sky Project site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in any site-specific policies, or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. Blue Sky Project (and its service providers) employs a range of techniques and security measures to protect the information maintained on our system from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, Blue Sky Project assumes no responsibility for the security of information.

The Blue Sky Project site contains link to sites external to the “blueskyproject.com.au” and “blueskyproject.asia” domains. Blue Sky Project is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

Notification of changes and further information

Changes to this privacy policy will be posted here and available from the Blue Sky Project home page at http://www.blueskyproject.com.au
For questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact us.