Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://nomadicdreamtime.com.au.

The address belongs to Nomadic Dreamtime Photography. Our website gives information about our photography services in Australia, hosts a travel blog and contains galleries with images for sale. You may contact us by phone on 0423778861 or email at nomadicdreamtime@gmail.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Your contact information

For subscribers of the blog “Tales of a Blonde Nomad: we collect your first name, country, email address and information about your preferences regarding what type of information you would like to receive from us. We use this information to contact you and to tailor information sent to what you want to know about.

We collect additional information such as full name, address, telephone numbers and other information from  customers of our local photography services. This information is stored electronically or as physical documents or both. We retain this information indefinitely as part of our business records unless you request that it be deleted. The tax offices requires us to retain certain records such as invoices and receipts for tax reasons and are unable to remove them from our records.

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.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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.

Analytics

We analyse how people use our website and the information it contains. We may use a third party analytics services, for example google and wordpress.com to gain information on how people use our website so that we can design content that meets the needs of our users. 

We also use information such as google analytics and facebook pixel to evaluate the effectiveness of any paid advertisements we may have. This information traces users clicking on the paid advertisement.

Who we share your data with

We do not share contact information with other service providers or sell email lists. Ever.

Our mailing lists are managed by a third party provider, currently this is Mailchimp. This service uses cookies and has its own privacy policy which is available here

How long we retain your data

We have configured Google analytics for this site to retain information for two years.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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 by the website owner and/or through an automated spam detection service. Email lists are hosed on our email service, currently Mailchimp. This service uses cookies and has its own privacy policy which is available here