Where do we belong to:
Our website address belongs to https://australianstreet.com.
What does ‘Australian Street’ has to offer through its content?
Our content is basically delivered in the form of News, Blog Posts & Business Listings. The data we gather is deeply researched and executed in the form of posts and listings. For News, we accumulate information from the local informers within Melbourne. And through social media sites with verified account owners’ of the content generator.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it?
The frequency of receiving enquiries through the contact form is higher compared to other data extracting components. The data acquired in enquiries is stored in our database system for further communication and resolution of issues if any. The basic details of a user are kept confidential and are not entitled to be disclosed for any reason.
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.
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.
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.
If you visit our login page, 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
Confidentiality is our priority. We do not share users’ personal data publicly, nor even within the editors of the site.
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 if necessary.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on AustralianStreet.com or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. This also includes 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. You may also opt to cancel your account with us through settings -> delete account; Or may contact us to fulfil the requirement.
Where we send your data
In general, we do audit the list of emails we get through the comment section. The ones detected as spam are straightaway moved to the spam folder or deleted in some cases. For this, we use an automated spam detection system.
What third parties we receive data from
Basically, we receive data from local informers (e.g. journalists, verified social accounts) that we use to execute the genuine news.