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Privacy Policy

Last updated on 8th March 2019

“What’s Happening Hallett Cove” strongly believes in protecting the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our members and visitors to our website. Since the protection of your privacy is of great importance to us, we have created this privacy policy to communicate our practices regarding the collection and dissemination of personal information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, e-mail address, IP, or any other information, provided to us by our members and website visitors.

This policy describes the types of information that we may collect from you when you access or use our websites, applications and other online services (collectively, our “Services”).

“What’s Happening Hallett Cove” is the Data Controller of your personal data that you provide, and a Data Processor of the data we receive from other companies about you, for example, when you login using Facebook or Google. The principles set out in this Privacy Policy apply to all instances in which “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” receives your personal data as a Data Controller for the purposes described in this policy. Those purposes are processing of data in order to participate in the various activities available on Services or as mentioned below.

By using our website you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.

What information does “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” collect?

We collect several types of information from and about users of our web site, including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified; and/or
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Services.
  • Service usage details.

We collect this information:

  • directly from you when you voluntarily provide it to us; and/or
  • automatically as you navigate through our Services (information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies).

The information we collect may include:

Your account information: Your member name (username), email address, location,  password and other information you may provide with your account, such as your gender, website, likes and dislikes. Your profile picture that will be publicly displayed as part of your account profile. You may optionally provide us with some of this information through third-party sign-in services such as Facebook and Google Plus. In such cases, we store whatever information is made available to us through these sign-in services.

Your preferences: Your preferences and settings such as  types of listings to display.

Your content: Information you provide, including your reviews, photographs, comments, lists, followers, the users you follow, favourite businesses, public and private messages to other members, and other information you provide in your account profile.

Your Public Posts: You also may provide information (such as ratings, reviews, tips, photos, comments, likes, friends, (Trips) lists, etc.) to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on publicly accessible areas of our site and applications, or transmitted to other users (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of our Services with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorised persons. We may display this information on the Services, share it with businesses, and further distribute it to a wider audience through third party sites and services (such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other places for the purpose of promoting “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” and our content). You should be careful about revealing any sensitive details about yourself in such postings.

Information About Your Messages
If you exchange messages with others through the Services, we may store them in order to process and deliver them, allow you to manage them, and investigate possible violations of our Terms and Conditions and abuse in connection with the Services.

How does “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” use the information gathered from the above sources?

We use your information to send you details about our campaigns, events and activities, site updates and additions, occasional contests and fun stuff.

“What’s Happening Hallett Cove” also uses information gathered via the Services to improve our Web-based campaigns. “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” performs statistical analyses of aggregate user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of various areas on our Services and to use such information to improve our ability to serve you better.

We use the information you provide to us to enhance the functionality and improve the quality of our Services, and to personalise your experience while using our Services. We also use this information to display relevant advertising, provide support to you, communicate with you, and comply with our legal obligations.

Why does “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” ask for my information?

In order to deliver Services, direct marketing, and participate in some activities, you might be asked to provide some additional personal information. This could be in connection with any one or combination of the following:

  • Participation in contests, surveys, petitions, information pack requests, and giveaways
  • Subscription to “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” e-News list
  • Member Community
  • Participation in Discussions
  • Writing and responding to reviews
  • Posting content such as, reviews, recipes, events, blogs

Cookie Policy:

At “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” we are doing our best to be transparent about how we collect and use data related to you. Below you will find information about how and when we use cookies. This cookie policy applies to the “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” website and any product or service that links to this privacy policy or incorporates it by reference.

Does “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” use cookies, what are they for, and how are they used?

Yes, “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” uses “Cookies” on its web pages. A Cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on your hard drive. Cookies can be used to recognise you when you visit “What’s Happening Hallett Cove”, remember your preferences, and give you a personalised experience based on previous filters you’ve set. For example, Cookies enable us to identify if you want to see only listings in Hallett Cove or want to see only  shops. Cookies may enhance your experience by saving your info so you don’t need to login each visit. Cookies can help you fill out forms on “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” more easily. Cookies also let us know which tips to display and when to serve relevant ads to you on particular pages during a particular visit. Third party integrations on our site also use Cookies. At current time they include FacebookInstagram, and Google, but this may change over time.

Performance or Analytics Cookies help us see how well our site performs in different locations. We use this to understand, improve, and research features and services.

Third party companies such as Google Adsense and DoubleClick also use Cookies to serve ads on the site. Google’s use of Cookies enables it to serve relevant ads to you based on your visit to this site and other sites on the Internet.

Please note that the links provided to these third party sites are just references and not the policies for all the third party services used on the site.

By using this site or our Services, you are agreeing to the use of Cookies and similar technologies for the purposes described in this policy.

It possible to disable Cookies through your device or browser settings, but doing so may affect your ability to use the Site. Any user may disable all Cookies.
The method for disabling Cookies may vary by device and browser, but can usually be found in preferences or security settings.

To find out more about Cookies, including how to see what Cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org, or aboutcookies.org.

Social Sharing Features

The Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our Services with other media, and vice versa. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

Analytics, tailored advertising, and links to other sites

To help us better understand your use of the Services, we may use third-party web analytics on our Services, such as Google Analytics. These service providers use automatically-collected information. The information collected by this technology will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, who use the information to evaluate our users’ use of the Services. To prevent Google Analytics from collecting or using your information, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on.

Ads by Google and similar companies are created by other companies that want to have their ads appear next to relevant content, based on a set of keywords they specify. These listings are administered, sorted, and maintained by Google or similar agency.

By clicking on any of our advertiser links, you will leave “What’s Happening Hallett Cove”. The website you will go to is not endorsed by “What’s Happening Hallett Cove”. “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” does not endorse the content of any third-party website. “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” is not responsible for the content of links, third-party sites, sites framed within the “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” site or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk. “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” does not endorse any product advertised on the “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” site.

Please tell us if you spot ads that are inappropriate for a our website (be sure to mention the page you found it and the web address of the ad), open a ticket here. Thank you.

How is information used in “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” newsletter?

You will only receive e-mail newsletters from us if you have expressly signed up for them on the “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” Website (during registration or from your member profile). The information that we gather from subscribers to our newsletter list (including e-mail addresses) is not shared with other organisations or companies. From time to time, we may send out e-mail messages that might include information about these like-minded organisations and companies, but we do not provide them with access to any personal information that you have provided.

In order to provide you with better and more relevant information, we compile information about e-mail response and Web site usage. This information helps us to better understand site usage patterns and also what types of content and information may help improve your user experience on the “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” site.

All e-mail messages sent to e-mail newsletter subscribers contain a link to unsubscribe or to modify your profile. You may subscribe or unsubscribe to any e-news or e-mail communication from “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” at any time.

If you have any questions about “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” newsletters, please open a ticket or E-mail: whhc@hallettcove.info

How does “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” protect your information?

“What’s Happening Hallett Cove” is extremely protective of the information gathered through its membership and website. Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. Our web server is located in a locked, secure environment. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security and thereby usage in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

We assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorised third-party access, or other causes beyond our control. You play an important role in keeping your personal information secure. You should not share your user name, password, or other security information for your “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” account with anyone. If we receive instructions using your user name and password, we will consider that you have authorised the instructions.

Third party links and services

The Services may contain links to third-party websites. Your use of these features may result in the collection, processing or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites or services which may be linked to our services. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites or services. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information you choose to provide to or that is collected by any third party. We strongly encourage you to read such third-party privacy policies.

Your choices regarding your personal data: Data retention, account termination, deleting information

We offer you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your personal data. Despite your indicated e-mail preferences, we may send you notices of any updates to our Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy. You may change any of your personal data in your account by editing your profile. You may also delete your member account from that page or by requesting deletion of your member account information by us by sending an email to whhc@hallettcove.info, but please note that we may be required (by law or otherwise) to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). We will respond to such request within 30 days. When we delete member account information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives. We will otherwise retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services as well as is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

We will remove your public posts from view and/or dissociate them from your account profile, but we may retain information about you for the purposes authorised under this Privacy Policy unless prohibited by law. Thereafter, we will either delete your personal information or de-identify it so that it is anonymous and not attributed to your identity. For example, we may retain information to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Services or to comply with legal obligations. To prevent the collection of device information you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on.

You may view a copy of your member information stored by “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” by viewing your member account, and by clicking on ‘edit profile’.

Does “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” rent, sell, or trade my information?

No, “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” never rents, sells, or trades your e-mail address, name, nor postal addresses to other organisations and commercial companies. Only “What’s Happening Hallett Cove” will have access to your personal information. If you have opted-in we might occasionally send you promotional marketing from companies we work with, but they will never be given your personal information by “What’s Happening Hallett Cove”.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in the law, our data collection and use practices, the features of our Services, or advances in technology. Please check this page periodically for changes. Use of information we collect is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the changes here. Please review the changes carefully. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute your consent and acceptance of those changes.

Additional questions? Contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information that we have collected from you online, the practices of this site, or your interaction with this Web site, contact us.