Thank you for visiting the Great Southern Wine Producers’ Association website. Your privacy is important to us and to inform you of how your privacy is protected, we provide this notice.
The Information We Collect
We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Opera, Mozilla, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Linux, Windows XP) and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
In some cases, we collect information regarding what pages within the site you look at, how long you look at them for and how many times you look at them.
How We Use the Information
We may use this information to determine how this website is being used, and to gauge popularity of different parts of the site.
We may use this information to determine how many times specific sections of the site are viewed so we can calculate the popularity of different topics and so on.
We may use this information to track abuse if it occurs.
We will disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law, for example, in response to a court order. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request.
Your personal information will NOT be shared with any other third party without your explicit permission.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers. Such information will not identify you personally as it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We may also use third party advertisements to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.
Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.