STAV Member Information
Science Teachers Association of Victoria Inc. (STAV) holds some or all of the following information about our members and subscriber schools
- Telephone numbers – mobile
- Fax number
- Email address
We use this information to
Send you copies of our newsletters and other information about activities and related matters to professional science education.Process membership payments and any other payments such as conferences and professional development and resources specifically requested by you, and issue receipts.Respond to your enquiries.
We give information to
We do not give member information to anyone else (unless required by law) without your permission.
If you do not wish to receive information from STAV you can tell us and we will not send it to you.
Information that we send to you from other people or organizations
STAV sometimes receives requests from other people or organisations to send information to our members. This is mainly for promotion of science education. It might also be information about products and services.We do not give your information to these other people or organisations.Instead, they can send us the information they want to send to you, and we send it to you for them.If you do not wish to receive information from other people or organisations you can tell STAV and we will not send it to you.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
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.
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.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.
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.