Privacy and Cookies Policy
When do we collect data
We collect your data when you:
Buy a product or service from us, including buying products online or over the phone
Subscribe to newsletters, alerts or other services from us
Ask us for more information about one of our events
Downloading a brochure, resource, or contact us with a question or complaint}
Visit or browse our website
Attend our events
What data do we collect
We collect your personal information which includes:
Contact details, such as your name, email address, postal address and telephone number;
Educational, nationality and professional background information;
Photographs (optional) should you create an online profile on our website
Payment information, such as a credit or debit card number;
Comments, feedback, posts and other content you submit; and
Interests and communication preferences including marketing permissions where appropriate
Location information (e.g. through mobile apps).
Information about your use of the our website, such as usage data and statistical information
Device type, settings and software used.
Web Beacons, which are electronic files that allow a website to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies.
How we use your data
When you purchase a product or use our services we will use your data to provide your requested product or service and/or communicate with you about it. You agree that your personal information can be reproduced, replicated, published, displayed, disseminated, and downloaded and printed for use by us for that event, service or product. You also agree that we may use personal information for internal recording keeping, analysis, research, product development, business activity requirements and for answering your queries.
When you register/participate in one of our events your data will be used in running the event, organising payment or for other purposes. eg your name badge, if issued, will contain some of your personal information that you have provided to us, which may include your name, job title and company. We will also use your personal information to maintain, promote and encourage further engagement at our events. Your name and personal allergy information will be given to a third party for catering purposes. In addition, we may take photos and videos at our events, which may feature attendees, speakers, sponsors or exhibitors. Where photos and videos are taken that feature you as an attendee, sponsor or exhibitor, you consent to use those photos and videos for promotional purposes.
We will use your personal information to send you newsletters, offers or other marketing emails to keep you up to date with our news, events and products that may be of interest. Depending on the nature of your interaction with us and the laws of the country where you live, you may have actively given your consent for this by opting in or we may be entitled to rely to legitimate interests to contact you with relevant marketing information. The opportunity to opt out of future marketing emails will always be provided, and information on how to do this is given when your personal information is collected and on every marketing email sent.
We may combine visitor session information, or other information collected through tracking technologies with personally identifiable information, to understand and measure your online experiences and determine what products, promotions and services are likely to be of interest. We cannot guarantee or honor web browser Do Not Track signals.
When you disclose personal information on any public bulletin board or chat areas of this website, or any other website used as a result of use of this website, such personal information can be collected and used by anyone who views that board or area. This may result in unsolicited messages from other participants or other parties, for which we are not responsible.
How we protect your personal information
Any personal information given to us will be treated with the utmost care and security. We use a variety of physical and technical measures to keep data safe and prevent unauthorised access to, or use or disclosure of personal information. Electronic data and databases are stored on secure computer systems by both physical and electronic means.
What are Cookies, Why do we want them and what do they do?
Cookies are small bits of text downloaded to your computer or other device when you visit a website. They are stored by the internet browser which sends a cookie back to the website each time you visit. The website provider can see which page you visited on the website and deliver a personalised, responsive service and improve the website.
Cookies enable you to move around our Website and use essential features. They can be either temporary or permanent. Session Cookies are temporary and will expire after a browser session. They are not stored on your computer or device. Session Cookies allow a website to link a series of your actions during one browser session, for example to remember the items you have added to a shopping basket. Persistent Cookies are permanent cookies which are stored on your computer or device between browser sessions and can be used when you make subsequent visits to the website, for example to remember your website preferences, such as language or font size.
Cookies collect information about how you use our Website, for example which pages you visit and if you experience any errors. They don’t collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous. Cookies help us to understand how you use the website and assess how well the Website performs so it can be improved for you. We may also use such Cookies to discover which parts of the Website interest you.
Cookies enable a website to provide you with specific services or a customised experience. eg provide you with services such as watching a video or adding user comments. Cookies are used to remember changes you make to your settings or preferences (eg, changes to text size or your choice of language or region) or offer you time-saving or personalised features.
Third Party PoliciES
Please do not hesitate to contact us for information on how we use your data or to update your marketing preferences for Seastar Education Consulting. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at PO Box 683, Northcote VIC 3380, Australia
Updated: 20 July 2018