A priority issue for our business is the protection of the privacy of visitors to our website. This policy outlines the types of information that we collect and record, and how we use it.
The policy applies only to our online activities and to the visitors to our website, https://middleway.com.au. It addresses how we collect the information they share with us, but is not applicable to any information collected off-line, or via channels other than this website.
Your Data Protection Rights
We consider that every user of our website is entitled to the following:
- The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information relating to you that you consider to be inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
- The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase data that may impact on you personally.
- The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer data that we have obtained, directly to you.
We will investigate all requests promptly and make a decision as soon as possible. But it may, for instance, be necessary to consult a third party who has a superior proprietary right over data in question, and which may need to be managed before any action is taken.
Information we collect
Should you be asked to provide personal information, the reasons for doing so will be made clear to you when the request is made.
If you contact us directly, we may obtain additional information about you. This could include your name; email addres;, phone number; the contents of messages and attachments you may send us; and any other information you may volunteer.
How we may use your information
We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:
- Operate, and maintain our website
- Improve, personalize, and expand our website
- Understand and analyze how you use our website
- Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
- Send you emails
- Find and prevent fraud
We will not sell any personal data obtained to any third party.
The Middle Way follows a standard procedure for using log files that record visitors when they visit our website.
The information automatically collected in the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks.
This data is not linked to any information that is personally identifiable because the purpose for collecting it is only to assist with analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement within the website, or gathering demographic information.
Like other websites, The Middle Way uses ‘cookies’ to store information including visitors’ preferences and the pages on our website that the visitor accessed or visited.
The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content to take account for example, of their browser type.
Advertisers Privacy Policies
The Middle Way has no relationship with any advertising partners. We acknowledge, however, that a third party may take an opportunity to link our content to their servers with or without our knowledge.
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser. You need to check your specific web browser to establish how it provides for cookie management.
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and monitor and guide their online activity.
The Middle Way does not collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 15. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we invite you to contact us immediately and we will respond promptly to remove the information from our records.