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Privacy Policy

This site is owned and operated by Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society (MBAS). Your privacy on the Internet is important to us. This Privacy Statement will help you understand what information we gather and how we use it.

Collection Of Information

MBAS collects personal information to supply our users with the services requested from us. The information collected is used to perform one or more of its functions or activities as detailed below.MBAS collects personal information to supply our users with the services requested from us. The information collected is used to perform one or more of its functions or activities as detailed below.


Due to the nature of the Internet, MBAS cannot guarantee that personal information will always be secure, either during its transmission to MBAS, or from unauthorised access during storage. If you suspect or become aware of any unauthorised use of your personal information, we ask that you contact us immediately.

Personal Information
Information collected from you at this site is or may be used to provide you with the products, services, support or information you have requested. Aspects of these functions may be outsourced to third parties who are authorised by MBAS to use this information for these purposes.

Usage Tracking
MBAS tracks user traffic patterns, however, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. The information collected is used purely for statistical purposes to aid in the development of the site content and structure and contains non-personally identifiable information, such as the ISP you use to connect to the Internet, your browser type (eg. IE or Netscape), or the type of computer operating system you use (eg. Macintosh or Windows).

Mailing List & Membership
MBAS maintains a Mailing List for the purpose of sending newsletters and updates, which are sent only to those who have actively subscribed to the Mailing List or Membership.  Subscribers can unsubscribe or modify their details at any time from a link in their latest newsletter.

On-Line Purchases
MBAS uses PayPal for on-line ordering of products and memberships. When using logins, purchases, or other pages which contain or transmit sensitive information, our site employs third-party services such as PayPal.com and Mailchimp.com, which use SSL encryption. This means that your personal details are passed through a secure server using the latest 256-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology. You know when you are on a secure page when you see https:// as part of the address.

Use And Disclosure

Any information provided by the user will be used solely for the purpose for which you have provided it and it will not be added to, or sold to a mailing list, or used or disclosed for any other purpose.Any information provided by the user will be used solely for the purpose for which you have provided it and it will not be added to, or sold to a mailing list, or used or disclosed for any other purpose.

MBAS may disclose personal information to unrelated third parties to enable outsourcing of functions (such as billings and order fulfilment).

MBAS may disclose personal information to law enforcement agencies, government agencies, courts or external advisers where required by law, wherein we are deemed to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website. In the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our Internet Service Provider's logs.

This site may contain links to other sites. MBAS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites. Please see their respective Privacy Policies.

Consent

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of personal information by MBAS in accordance with the terms in this Privacy Policy.

Changes To This Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement may change from time to time. Whenever our Privacy Policy is updated, those changes will be posted here. This policy was last updated on 1st August, 2012.

Further Enquiries

If you have any further questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, feel free to contact us using the information provided on our Contact Page.