Kemmy understands that privacy is important to our users, clients and people who feature in the content on our site. At Kemmy, we are committed to protecting and maintaining your privacy. As part of our business operations we may collect your personal information.
As a new media organisation, Kemmy’s handling of personal information in the course of its journalism activities is governed by the Australian Press Council’s Standards for Journalists.
Kemmy’s Commitment to Privacy
When you deal with Kemmy, whether online or otherwise, Kemmy takes its privacy obligations seriously. Generally, Kemmy will handle personal information collected online consistently with the way that it handles personal information collected offline.
The type of information we collect
The types of personal information we collect will vary depending on the nature of your dealings with Kemmy and Kemmy Site. We only collect personal information that we need for our business activities, or which is volunteered to us.
In general, the type of personal information Kemmy collects and holds could include (but is not limited to) your name, address (postal and email), contact details, geographic location (including your suburb or post code), gender, your IP address, information relating to the location of the device you use to access our Site, .transaction details relating to your use of Kemmy products and services and any preferences you tell us about.
Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.
How we collect your information
We may collect your personal information over the internet, over the phone, when you write to us, when you register with us or when you participate in a survey, questionnaire, competition or other marketing campaign.
In order to access some Kemmy services and products (such as commenting on articles), you will be asked to register and sign in with an e-mail address and password, which we refer to as your Kemmy sign-in credentials. You may also interact with the Kemmy Sites and perform various functions on the Site (including commenting or sharing articles) via connecting, accessing and/or interacting with third-party social networking services, such as Facebook, Linked-In and Twitter.
How we store your personal information
Kemmy may hold your personal information in electronic or hard copy format or a combination of both. This personal information may be combined or linked with other information held about you, including information that we receive from third parties. We have taken a number of physical, electronic and procedural steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Kemmy protects the personal information it collects in a secure database stored by our third party data storage provider. It is in proprietary data format, which can only be read using proprietary tools.
Kemmy also employs firewalls, intrusion detection systems and virus scanning tools to protect against unauthorised persons and viruses from entering our systems.
Kemmy employees are required, as a condition of their employment, to treat personal information held by Kemmy as confidential, and to maintain the confidentiality of that personal information. They are also required to undertake training about privacy compliance and how to manage personal information.