Privacy Policy


This web site is maintained and administered by the Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. This privacy policy sets out the manner in which the Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. will deal with information submitted to it through this web site by members of the public. The Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc.’s privacy policy is based on, and is consistent with, the National Principles of the Fair Handling of Personal Information Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) published by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. The National Principles may be viewed on the Australian Privacy Commissioner’s web site at

The policies below are applicable to all sites on the World Wide Web portion of the Internet owned and operated by the Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc.


When you visit this web site, a record of your visit is kept for statistical, system administration to obtain aggregate information and research purposes. Similar records may be kept when you use any of the interactive features found in this web site.

The information kept for these purposes is:

  • Your server address
  • Your top-level domain name (e.g. .com, .gov, .au, .uk, etc. for country of origin)
  • The date and time you visited this site
  • The pages of this site you accessed, and the documents you downloaded
  • The previous site you visited
  • The type of web browser you used.
  • The operating system used (e.g. Windows, Macintosh)
  • Your IP addresses1
  • The search engine and key words used

We will not attempt to use this information to identify you or your browsing activities. However, this information may be used for those purposes in the unlikely event that a law enforcement agency or other party obtains and exercises a warrant, subpoena, or similar order to obtain access to our service provider’s logs.

Any person or organization user of this web site, who believes that we have gathered and stored personal information relating to them, whether through this web site or otherwise, may contact us and request to view that information. They may also request the alteration of that information or its removal from our records. Any such request should be directed to the Canberra Philatelic Society or GPO Box 1840 Canberra ACT 2601. Any request for further details of our privacy policy should be directed to the same address.


This web site uses cookies to:

1. Collect the information referred to under the heading “General” in this policy statement.


This web site may contain information about activities, which by reason of their physical exertion or the degree of physical fitness required may be unsuitable, or dangerous for certain persons, or it may describe activities, which are inherently dangerous. The Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. makes no representations of fact, nature, quality and suitability about any or all of the activities promoted on this site and user agrees that the user shall be responsible for first satisfying himself/herself by independent enquiry or advice as to the suitability of the particular activity.
This web site contains contact details for various businesses and service providers. In placing these contact details on this web site, the Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. makes no representation as to their currency or accuracy. Nor does it make any representation as to the nature or quality of the goods or services provided by the listed businesses and service providers, or as to their suitability for the purposes of persons using the contact details. The Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. disclaims liability and responsibility for any loss, damage, or inconvenience suffered by any person as a result of their use of the contact details. Any person proposing to use or rely on any of the contact details should first satisfy themselves of the currency and accuracy of those contact details and any other information displayed with or in relation to them on this web site.

Any access of this site by the user is entirely at the user’s own risk and shall not be responsible for the propagation of computer worms or viruses transmitted from the site.

Your Acceptance Of These Terms
By using this site, you signify your assent to the Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our sites. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

1 An IP address is a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer whenever you’re surfing the Web. Web servers — the big computers that “serve” up Web pages — automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you request pages from the Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. sites, our servers log your IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that your session will be logged, but that you remain anonymous to us unless you chose to participate in our online activities.

2 A cookie is a small string of text data that a web site can send to your web browser. A cookie cannot extract information from your computer, transmit computer viruses, or capture and transmit your e-mail address. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. The Philatelic Society of Canberra Inc. does not require that you accept cookies.