The Clovelly Parents & Teachers Association is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) under the Privacy Act 1988. This regulates how we collect, use and disclose your personal information.

We respect and protect the privacy of people that use our website. Our privacy policy tells you how we collect and use information that we receive through our website.

By visiting or using the website or our services in any manner, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this privacy policy, and you consent that we will collect, use, and share your information in accordance with this policy.

If you do not agree with the terms of our privacy policy, please do not continue to visit or use the website, or our services.

Why we collect information

We collect the information we need for the particular function or activity we are carrying out. The main way we collect personal information about you is when you give it to us. Gathering feedback and information from users about how they use the website helps us to provide the best possible experience on The information helps us to understand:

  • how you use the website
  • whether the website is meeting your needs
  • how you rate your experience
  • whether you would recommend the site to others

In turn, we can build a better picture of users and deliver the relevant information, assistance, forms and services you need.

What personal information we collect

Personal information we collect directly from you might include your:

  • name
  • email address
  • phone number

Some personal information is automatically collected when you use our website, such as the following:

  • IP address
  • device identifiers
  • web browser information
  • page view statistics
  • browsing history
  • usage information
  • cookies and other tracking technologies (e.g. web beacons, pixel tags, SDKs, etc.)
  • log data (e.g. access times, hardware and software information)
Email addresses and other personal information

We will only record your email address and personal information if you supply it to us, either by sending a message or completing and submitting a form.

When you use these forms, you need to provide personal information. This information will be used only for the purpose you provide it for. We won’t:

  • add it to a mailing list unless you ask us to
  • disclose or redistribute it unless we have your permission or we’re authorised or required by an Australian law, court or tribunal order
Social media

When you use’s social media pages, you are using an external site so are bound by their privacy principles. We encourage you to review their privacy policies. does not endorse, and is not accountable for, any views expressed by third parties using that site.

We record all information posted to our social media channels and uses it:

  • to administer the channels
  • for record keeping
  • to consider or address any comments made

We do not try to further identify social media subscribers unless requested and authorised by law.

How we collect personal information

We collect personal information such as contact details when you fill in an online form to:

  • contact us
  • apply to volunteer
  • register your child for the school band
  • apply to become a member


Australia’s Privacy Act and its Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) require that you know of all cookies and trackers embedded on this website.

A cookie is information in a small data file that a website sends to your browser when you access a website. The cookie is stored on your device, but cannot do anything to it. It helps coordinate your access to pages on the website. We cannot find out your name or email address, or anything about your computer, by using cookies.

Cookies are essential to provide seamless access to some online databases. uses cookies to gather session details for parts of our sites. We don’t store or collect cookie information.

Sharing our content through social media

We use social media sites Facebook and Twitter. If you choose to “like” or “share” or “recommend” information from this website through these services, you should review their privacy policy.

If you’re a member of a social media site, these interfaces may allow it to connect your visits to this website with other personal information.

Your rights in relation to personal information held by us

You have certain rights regarding your personal information. To submit a request in respect of your rights, please email [email]

Please note that we may not be able to fully comply with your request if it is frivolous or impractical, jeopardises the rights of others, or not required by law. In those circumstances, we will still respond to notify you of such a decision.

We may also need you to provide us with additional information, which may include further personal information, if necessary, to verify your identity and the nature of your request.

Your rights include:

  • Access. You can request access to the personal information we hold about you and request a copy of the same.
  • Rectification. If you believe that any personal information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that we correct or supplement such data.
  • Erasure. You can request that we erase some or all of your personal information from our systems.
  • Withdrawal of Consent. If we are processing your personal information based on your consent (as indicated at the time of collection of such data), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. In some cases, withdrawing consent may ensure that you are unable to access the website or our services.
  • Portability. You can ask for a copy of your personal information in a machine-readable format (if practical).
  • Objection. You can contact us to let us know that you object to the further use or disclosure of your personal information.
  • Restriction of Processing. You can ask us to restrict further processing of your personal information.

Contact us

If you wish to speak to someone about privacy please contact:


This privacy policy is current as at 22 April 2021, and is subject to change as we update our privacy obligations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to monitor any changes to this policy.