Privacy Policy

Gunnamatta Media Pty Ltd, publisher of Quarry magazine and Quarrymagazine.com respects your privacy. Our complete privacy policy is detailed below for your information. You can contact the Publisher via our "Contact Us" page.

INFORMATION COLLECTION

There are two types of information provided to Gunammatta,

  1. Personal information freely provided by you when you join to become a Free Registered Member (FRM) or a Paid Subscriber to the website
  2. Information that is gathered via your computer

Information from You – We collect information when you join the website either as a Free Registered Member (FRM) or a Paid Subscriber. As a FRM we need your email address to verify your membership, communicate with you via eNewsletters and keep you updated about information and stories specific to your needs. We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy. We do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your email address to a third-party without your consent. We may from time-to-time send emails announcing new products and services of the website but, except as stated above, Gunnamatta will not send you emails that you have not agreed to receive.

You can “unsubscribe” from our eNewsletter at any time in your Account page.

We do not require your physical mailing address to be a FRM (only your email address) but if you join the website via a contest or other promotion, we may need to request your name, mailing address and email address so we can administer the contest and notify winners.

Apart from the information above, if you wish to become a Subscriber to our website it will require a payment and we must therefore collect additional information to complete the payment.

We request customer information including contact information and financial information (credit card number and expiration date) on our online subscription form. This information is used for billing purposes and to complete the transaction and, if required, deliver the print magazine to your mailing address. If there is a problem processing the Subscription, this contact information is used to contact you.

Credit card and email information will not be shared or sold to third parties for any purpose. Our eCommerce site safeguards this information by using industry standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encrypted servers. SSL codes the information transferred between you and the server, rendering it unreadable to anyone trying to intercept the information. This means that your data is only visible to our authorised order processing personnel. Your data is encrypted so any unauthorised third party intercepting your data will not be able use it.

Your browser and internet connection will need to support SSL encryption and Javascript to utilise our online payment system. Your browser is able to transmit encrypted data if a padlock icon appears on the bottom status bar of your browser window when you enter the purchasing area of our website, or if the beginning of the web page URL "https://".

If an error appears using our eCommerce site it may be because your internet connection may not support SSL encryption.

Information from Computer - We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers that serve as that computer's "Internet Protocol" IP address. When a visitor requests a page from any website, our Web servers automatically recognise that visitor's domain name and IP address which reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our Site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, and to investigate misuse of the site. We do not collect and evaluate this information for specific individuals. Our Web servers do not record e-mail addresses of the visitors.

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. When you visit our site, our host records your server address, domain name, the date and time of the visit and the pages viewed. This information does not personally identify you, but it does tell us that your computer has visited our site and what areas of the site have been browsed. If a user disables the use of cookies, they may still use our site, but they may be limited in some areas of our site. Cookies enable us to anonymously track the interests of our users, enhance their experience and may be used for statistical and website development reasons.

EMAIL NEWSLETTER AND OFFERS

We offer RFMs and Subscribers a regular eNewsletter plus the occasional email on our products, services, and special offers as required to our email database. The eNewsletter is available on an opt-in basis using the links on our website. You may elect to opt-out, or unsubscribe from our communications using the unsubscribe links contained in each message, or through your My Account page.

SHARING INFORMATION

From time-to-time we will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. At every juncture our sole purpose in analysing data or sharing information is to improve the website. Only by tracking user's movement, gathering broad demographic information for aggregate use and conducting user surveys can we improve the website.

We may outsource some administrative and Customer Relations functions to outside companies. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.

SURVEYS AND CONTESTS

The Publisher, from time-to-time, may request information for participation in surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and each customer has a choice to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and delivery address), and demographic information (such as postcode, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving our products and services.

LINKS

This website contains links to other sites and also contains advertisements of third parties. Please be aware that the Publisher is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites or advertisers. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

NOTIFICATIONS OF CHANGES

This Privacy Policy may change from time-to-time, particularly as new industry codes are introduced and as we add new services to users. This Privacy Statement was last updated in May 2009.

COPYRIGHT AND DISCLAIMER

Unless otherwise stated, all content on this website is copyright Gunnamatta Media Pty Ltd and must not be re-used without prior written consent from Gunnamatta Media Pty Ltd. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information presented on this websi