Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Use. SYDNEY.COOL is committed to protecting the privacy of our website users and will ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance with Australia’s relevant Commonwealth and State Privacy Acts.

In general, you can access the Sydney.cool website ("Website") without identifying who you are or revealing any personal data about yourself.

SSL Security

This Website has earned McAfee SECURE certification.  Your connection to this Website is secured with a valid and trusted SSL server certificate, so all resources are served securely.

McAfee secure

Personal data you provide to SYDNEY.COOL via the Website is transmitted securely with industry-standard security protocols. Once received, we use reasonable security measures to guard against any unauthorised access to or disclosure of your data. We also use reasonable security software and have secure login procedures.

You should be safe to provide your personal sensitive information. This is not a Phishing site, and we do not have any Malware or Malicious Links on the Website. Note that there can be no absolute guarantee that any information carried over the Internet is secure as information and data transmitted may be intercepted by third parties, lost, redirected, corrupted and changed.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, SYDNEY.COOL collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. SYDNEY.COOL's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use its website.

SYDNEY.COOL also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and those leaving comments on the Website. SYDNEY.COOL only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the Website.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that any website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to that website each time the visitor returns. We use cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the Website, and access preferences. SYDNEY.COOL visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Website, with the drawback that certain features may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Advertisements appearing on our Website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by SYDNEY.COOL and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Third Party Websites

Parts of the Website may contain hyperlinks, banner or panel advertising or icons which upon clicking enable a direct link to a third party website (including accessing third party portals for searching for and booking services such as hotel accommodation, restaurants, car rentals, flights, entertainment tickets and other services). If you use these you will leave our Website immediately and you will be responsible for this action.

This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of any such third party websites hyperlinked to from this Website. Third party websites may send their own cookies to users, collect personal data, or solicit personal data and you acknowledge that SYDNEY.COOL has no control over such activities.

Where you access third party websites you may be required by the relevant third party to provide further personal data. SYDNEY.COOL has no involvement with and will not be liable or responsible for such data collection and with respect to security, you should check with the relevant third party to whom you provide your personal data as to whether an encrypted and secure transmission method will be employed to protect such personal data. The privacy policies of each website that you access via hyperlink from our Website will govern the privacy practice of that website, and you are encouraged to read such privacy policies immediately upon access thereto.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to the Website choose to interact with SYDNEY.COOL in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that gathered depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, SYDNEY.COOL collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with the Website. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

You hereby agree to and authorise SYDNEY.COOL to use the personal data you provide. From time to time, SYDNEY.COOL may also use your personal data to contact you for research or survey purposes, to let you know about other services, to provide you with updates and newsletters, details of special offers or similar. SYDNEY.COOL will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of such communications.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

SYDNEY.COOL discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on SYDNEY.COOL's behalf or to provide services available at SYDNEY.COOL's Website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.  By using SYDNEY.COOL's Website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

SYDNEY.COOL will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. SYDNEY.COOL will ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to other organisations, institutions and authorities unless specifically required by law.

SYDNEY.COOL takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Updating Personal Data

If the personal data which SYDNEY.COOL holds about you is inaccurate in any way, where appropriate, you may have the data completed, rectified, amended and/or deleted. You should contact SYDNEY.COOL to update any of your personal data or to request access to your personal data.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, SYDNEY.COOL may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in SYDNEY.COOL's sole discretion. SYDNEY.COOL encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. You might also receive an email alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Business Transfers

If SYDNEY.COOL transfers management, ownership or hosting of the Website to a third party, or is otherwise acquired, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred to or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and agree that SYDNEY.COOL may transfer your personal data and any other information about you to the third party without your further permission. You also agree to that third party continuing to use your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.