Thank you for visiting www.thefootballcentre.com.au. Ron Smith Consulting Pty Ltd (“RSC”) is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our website. We understand that visitors to and users of this website are concerned about their privacy and the security of any information that they may provide.
RSC ensures that personal information is responsibly collected and managed in accordance with theNational Privacy Principles of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
Like many other websites, we monitor usage of the Socceronwebsite to help us to make it useful to as many visitors as possible. Consequently, our website does collect some information about users of the site, and we may also ask you for information in order to provide a service to you. Details of what we collect and how it is used are contained in this statement.
Automated Data Collection
Data that in some way identifies the user is gathered during interactions with the Socceron website. One of the ways that data is gathered is by way of internet cookies.
Internet Cookies are small strings of text placed on users’ hard drives during the data exchange that happens when a browser points to a website. Cookies allow a website to store information on a user’s machine and retrieve it later. Cookies and other information collection technologies can only store information that is explicitly provided by the user or visitor in the first place, or information the website already knows about the user, such as their IP address.
Data that is commonly collected by the Socceron website include:
- Computer Information
It is a necessary part of visiting any website, including the Socceron site, that the user’s web browser provides the machine’s identity (its IP address) to the web-server, so that the server can address the reply to the correct machine. In addition, the browser type and operating system are provided.
- Navigation and Click-Stream Data
Browsing any website, including the Socceron website, generates a trail of the pages that are visited, and the time apparently spent displaying each page.
- Data Storage, Use and Disclosure and Retention
All personal data described in the preceding section is stored in transmission logs and archived for a period that is yet to be determined. It is likely that this period will be between at least 12 months and 7 years.
The data is used by Socceron site software and by staff involved in RSConly for:website and system administration, including monitoring to prevent security breaches;customisation of the website to the user’s needs; andevaluation, research and development.
Identified data can only be re-disclosed by the user if the user provides the unique request session number. Identified data may be disclosed to a third party only in circumstances in which it is legally authorised, such as in the investigation of a criminal offence, and in compliance with a search warrant or subpoena.