Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy page of Sunshine Coast Indian Association (SCIA). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and protect your personal information when you visit our website or interact with our organization in any other way.

We take the privacy of our visitors and supporters very seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information. By using our website or interacting with our organization, you are consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We may collect personal information from you when you visit our website or interact with our organization in any other way. This may include your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you provide to us. We use this information to communicate with you about our activities, events, and other relevant information. We may also use this information to improve our services and to provide you with a better experience.

We do not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as required by law or to protect our legal rights.


We may use cookies to improve your experience on our website. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. They enable us to remember your preferences and personalize your experience. You can disable cookies in your browser settings if you do not wish to allow them.

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.

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.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Links to Third -Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these websites before providing them with your personal information.


We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.

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.

Images and Videos

We extend our gratitude to and for generously providing us with free images. Additionally, we may feature images and videos captured during our past events on our website. If you find your image displayed on our website or in our videos and wish for it to be removed, please don’t hesitate to inform us by sending an email to

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the updated policy on our website. Your continued use of our website or interaction with our organization after the changes have been made will indicate your acceptance of the new Privacy Policy.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please send an email to or contact us via contact us page. We will be happy to assist you.