Cookies Policy

This cookies policy (hereinafter “Cookies Policy”) explains how we handle cookies on our website: https://www.vff.org.au/.

The Website is owned and operated by: Victorian Farmers Federation (ABN: 7 079 980 304)

We are committed to the protection of your privacy while you use the Website.

This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use them, how our third-party partners might use them in connection with the Website, and what options you have in relation to cookies.

By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that you have had the chance to review and consider this Cookies Policy, and you confirm that you agree to it. This means that you also consent to our use of cookies as described in this Cookies Policy. If you do not understand the Cookies Policy or do not agree to it then please do not use the Website.

1. What are cookies?

(a) Cookies are small files that may be saved on your computer’s hard drive through your internet browser. If you allow cookies, then when you visit our Website, general information is collected by our computer servers and cookies are transferred to your hard drive.

(b) Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects (‘flash cookies’) and single-pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users’ actions and activities, and to store information about them.

2. How we collect cookies

(a) When you use our Website, cookies may be downloaded by your internet browser and stored in the cache of your computer. These cookies have a unique identification number, which allows our Website to identify your computer if you visit our Website again.

(b) Unless you voluntarily provide us with personal information about you (for example, by completing an online form), then the cookies that we use will not allow us to access any of your personal information such as your name, address or email address.

3. Why we use cookies

(a) Cookies help the Website to ‘remember’ you, your preferences and your actions over time.

(b) Cookies help us to understand how you interact with our Website, so that we can improve the performance of our Website and provide you with a smoother experience.

(c) Cookies help us to provide a more personal experience on our Website. For example, we may use cookies to remember your location settings in order to provide you with information that is relevant to your geographical location. We may use cookies to remember your language preferences or currency preferences on our Website, so that you do not need to alter these preferences every time you visit the Website.

(d) Cookies help us to work out the countries in which the users of our Website are located by logging the IP address of Website users.

(e) Cookies help us to monitor our Website’s performance, which allows us to improve the Website over time.

(f) We may use cookies in order to provide you with targeted advertisements on third-party websites.

(g) We may use cookies to sell advertising on the Website.

4. Information collected

(a) We may obtain information about your computer or any other electronic device which you use to access our Website, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information. We will treat this information as your personal information.

(b) In certain circumstances we may also collect personal information about you but only where you voluntarily provide it (for example, by completing an online form) or where you purchase goods or services from us.

5. Managing cookies

(a) You are able to control which cookies we use by adjusting the settings in your internet browser.

(b) If you do not want cookies sent to us then you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to warn you each time a cookie is going to be sent.

(c) In addition, you can delete cookies at any time via the settings in your internet browser.

(d) If you do not allow cookies, some features on the Website may not function properly.

6. Contact us

You can contact us about this Cookies Policy using the following details:

Phone: 1300 882 833

Email: members@vff.org.au