Web site privacy policy

The Genealogical Society of Queensland Inc (https://www.gsq.org.au) is dedicated to keeping your details private. Any information, we collect in relation to you, is kept strictly secured. We do not pass on/sell/swap any of your personal details with anyone. We use this information to identify your orders, provide you with our monthly newsletter, quarterly journal, other news items and to personalise your shopping experience with us.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it
The Genealogical Society of Queensland uses cookies to allow you to login to your account, maintain a shopping cart and to purchase items placed in your shopping cart. Cookies sent to your computer from the Genealogical Society of Queensland only last while you’re browsing our website. We do not store persistent cookies on your computer. Cookies also allow us to give you a more personalised shopping experience by displaying products that interest you throughout our product pages, thus providing you with a more friendly, interesting and enjoyable shopping experience.

Whenever you use our web site, or any other web site, the computer on which the web pages are stored (the Web server) needs to know the network address of your computer so that it can send the requested web pages to your Internet browser. The unique network address of your computer is called its "IP address", and is sent automatically each time you access any Internet site. From a computer's IP address, it is possible to determine the general geographic location of that computer, but otherwise it is anonymous.

We do not keep a record of the IP addresses from which users access our site except where you have specifically provided us with information about yourself, in which case we also record your IP address for security purposes. An example of this would be when proceeding to a checkout to finalise an order you may wish to make. After completing the form provided, your IP address will be stored along with a transaction number that allows us to track your order.

Contact form submissions are kept for six months but the information provided is not used for marketing or any other purpose other than to respond to the query in the contact form.

When visitors to the site leave comments on the Blog, GSQ collects the data shown in the comments form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

What rights you have over your data
The Genealogical Society of Queensland Inc, through this web site, does not knowingly include information on any living person (except where they give prior permission). If you have any concern about information contained on this web site, including the use of a relative's name, then please make contact by email. 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.

Contact information
For further information about the data collected by this site and any privacy-specific concerns, please contact the .