Any personal information that we collect from you is for the purpose of your access to the website, its functions and features, and the continual maintenance and improvement of the website and its content (the authorised purpose).
We do not require your personal information for any purpose other than allowing you to access and identify your user profile and providing occasional updates to you by email.
If you would prefer to remain anonymous when using the website, you can opt not to register a user profile.
If you would like to register a user profile, but would prefer to remain personally unidentified, you may choose to use a pseudonym to register your user profile.
If you wish to access or correct your personal information, please contact us using our contact information provided at clause 4.B.
If you wish to access or correct your personal information, we may take steps to properly identify you, including by requesting your identification.
Security. Corals of the World will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure and alteration.
We will do this by:
If, for any reason, Corals of the World ceases to operate or your personal information is not required for any reason, we will take reasonable steps within our control to delete, destroy or de-identify your personal information.
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Corals of the World is very unlikely to disclose your personal information to an overseas recipient unless your specific permission is sought.
For instance, if you submit a photograph through our Feedback form, Corals of the World may seek your permission to publish the photograph on the website with the appropriate citation or credit attributed to you. In such a case, your personal information may therefore be disclosed to an overseas recipient.
If you decide to make a donation to Corals of the World, there is a link on our website which enables you do to so. The link directs you to a PayPal donation form. Any donation made through the PayPal form is received by Ocean Ark Alliance and is in turn distributed to us.
Corals of the World does not have control over how your personal information is handled by PayPal, Ocean Ark Alliance, or any other third-party or external link that may be provided on our website.
We strongly recommend you familiarise yourself with the privacy policies of these websites before choosing to access their websites or use their services.
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
GPO Box 5218
SYDNEY NSW 2001
Telephone: 1300 363 992
If you wish to contact us for any reason, including to make a complaint or to request access or amendment of your personal information, you can reach us through the email address below: