Who we are
Our website address is: https://davidflorey.com.au.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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. Images with criminal content is not permitted and will be removed upon identification.
All information submitted via contact forms are automatically stored into our database and transmitted securely via SSL to our internally hosted servers for data processing & retention. If you have previously submitted information through one of our contact forms and wish for it to be destroyed, we may do so upon request and at our discretion.
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.
Who we share your data with
Generally speaking, no one. We love privacy here at davidflorey.com.au and believe in respecting the privacy of all our visitors & members. We share only the bare minimum amount of data required to third parties for services on this site to operate properly and to deliver the best possible experience for all visitors to the site.
How long we retain your data
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, and where the data destruction doesn’t impede the operational and quality functions of the site.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service hosted externally to our site.
How we protect your data
We use SSL encryption to serve all the html content on this site. We have multiple levels of firewalls between the site files and the public internet. We take all reasonable measures to protect the site and its contents.
What third parties we receive data from
We receive data from external parties to assist in both protecting this site and also to add value to the experience of this site. This data will be from security sites to assist in spam prevention, IP blacklisting sites, and also from content sites that deliver content to this site such as user profile images or hosted content not otherwise stored on this site.