Who we are
UFOs Australia is a small, civilian outfit of scientists, enthusiasts, reporters and other capable individuals dedicated to discovering the genuine truth behind alien visitation.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, Along with those submitted directly to us about specific events. We promise to only ever use the data for attempting to discover the truth about UFOs. Your IP address is also logged so please feel free to use a VPN if you desire.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. We also suggest avoiding uploading clear samples of your voice, names and especially your location, usually in the form of recognisable landmarks.
(This advice is suggested by this sites’ hosting service) If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
We will not share any of your data with anyone willingly. However, it is strongly recommended to use a VPN, especially if using windows, android or Mac OS. It should always be your assumption that your privacy is compromised, even when using a reliable VPN.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
It is also likely that any emails sent directly to [email protected] will be kept indefinitely, in the hopes that a piece of the puzzle be collected here.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.