Our Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://carlocksmithsydney.com.

What personal data we gather and why


When you post comments on the site we collect the details contained in the post, and also the person’s IP address and web browser user agent to assist with spam detection.

An anonymised string formulated based on your email address (also referred to as a hash) may be given to external services to find out if you are using them. Soon after approval of your post, your profile picture is visible to the public with your post.


Whenever you upload graphics to the site, avoid uploading graphics with embedded location details (EXIF, GPS) included. Website guests are able to download and extract any embedded details from graphics on the site.

Contact Forms


If you post a comment on the site you may opt in to saving your name, e-mail address and website in cookies. These are conducive to your ease of use so that you don’t need to write your details again when you post an additional comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Should you have an account and you login to this site, we will place a temporary cookie to establish that your web browser allows cookies. This cookie contains no personal details and is removed when you end your session.

When you login, we will also set up a few cookies to save your login details and your screen display preferences. Login cookies expire after 2 days, and screen option cookies expire after one year. If you choose “Remember Me”, your login cookies will remain for 2 weeks. If you log out, these login cookies will be removed.

If you change or submit an article, a separate cookie will be saved in your web browser. This cookie comprises of no user details and only specifies the ID of the article you recently changed. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from external sites

Posts on this site may feature embedded content (e.g. online videos, graphics, blog posts, etc.).
Embedded content from external sites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has viewed the external web page.

These other sites may gather details about you, use cookies, embed further third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have a profile and are logged in to that site.


Who we share your records with

How much time we retain your records for

If you submit a comment, the content and its metadata are preserved indefinitely. This is so we are able to recognise and authorise any follow-up comments automatically rather than keeping them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our site (if any), we also save the personal data furnish in their details. All users can see, change, or delete their personal data at any time (except for changing their username). Site admins are also able to see and change that data.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have posted comments, you are able to ask to be sent an exported file of the personal records we hold about you, including any details you have supplied to us. You are also able to ask that we remove any personal records we hold about you. This will not include any records we are required to keep for administrative, legal, or security applications.

Where we send your records

Visitor comments may be evaluated by an automated spam detection program.

Your contact details

Additional information

What we do to protect your data

What data access violation processes we have in place

What external sites we get data from

What automatic decision making and/or profiling we do with user records

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements