Privacy Policy

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The Wollondilly Heritage Centre and Museum offers this web site as a dynamic means of providing information on various topics related to our organisation and its work, and as a venue for authorised users and guests to share their knowledge and experience of living in the Wollondilly Shire. To achieve this, we need to collect certain items of information about you, but are also mindful that the privacy and security of any information collected or provided are highly important.

This Privacy Policy explains the data we collect from you and how it is used.

Please note that by visiting and using you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. Please carefully read the complete privacy statement.

Gathering and Use of Information

We take privacy and confidentiality seriously. Therefore we ensure that any information you supply to us will be held securely. All personal data held is used solely for the purpose stated.It is our strict policy not to sell, rent or pass personal details on to third parties. Apart from information provided by you in emails and entered into our enquiry and registration forms, this web site does not capture or store any personal information.

You are entitled to know whether the Wollondilly Heritage Centre and Museum holds any information about you, and to have access to it to ensure any corrections or removal, if desired. If you have any concerns regarding your personal information held by our organisation please contact us.

The Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that a web site transfers to a user’s hard disk when they visit particular web sites. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that a site requires in order for you to log-in to an account (for example). The only personal information a cookie can contain is that which a user willingly supplies. A cookie cannot read data off a hard disk or read cookie files created by other web sites. We only use cookies as a means of storing information you have provided via our website, such as the information you enter into our enquiry and registration forms.

If you would like to prevent the placement of cookies on your computer, their use may be disabled by changing the settings in the preferences or options menu in your internet browser. The browser ‘help’ function should also be able to assist in the deletion of any existing cookies. Please note that certain functions on this site may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

Web Site Statistics

Every computer connected to the Internet is allocated an IP Address (e.g. When a visitor requests to view a page on this (or any) web site, the web server automatically logs the request. This information reveals nothing personal about you and very little information is actually logged. Typically this information includes the following data:

  • Your IP address (e.g.
  • The web address of the site you came from (e.g. Google / Yahoo etc.)
  • The Operating System that you are using (e.g. Windows 8 or Mac OS X)
  • The web browser you are using (e.g. Internet Explorer 11.0)

There is nothing special about this information, and the practice of logging this data is standard practice on the internet today. We simply analyse this data so we can ensure maximum compatibility for the various Web Browsers and Operating Systems that visitors use whilst browsing our site.

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page so that you are always aware of the information that we collect and how we use it.