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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We do not allow comments on our website.


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.

Contact forms

When you use one of our contact forms we ask you to provide your name, email address, phone number and a message. This data is used to be able to contact you to answer questions that you ask of us in the message field.

We use Google Recaptcha on this site. Google’s privacy policy can be found here.

When you submit a film you leave our website and go to FestHome’s website. You will be asked to provide contact details as well as details about the film you are entering. The data you enter in Festhome is subject to their terms and conditions here.

If you choose to subscribe to our enews via MailChimp the contact details you enter are subject to MailChimp’s privacy policy here.


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 or links to other websites

Pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) or links to 3rd party sites. 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.


Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with third parties unless directed to under NSW or Australian federal laws.

When you submit a filmthrough FestHome you have left our website and are subject to FestHome’s terms and conditions here.

When you subscribe to our enews you are doing so through MailChimp’s system and are subject to their terms and conditions  here.

How long we retain your data

For users that register through FestHome or through our Mailchimp subscriber service, we store the personal information you provide for theh purposes of administering the festival. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time through FestHome or MailChimp. 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 details on our contact forms, 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 messages may be checked through an automated spam detection service. 

Your contact information

Your contact information is emailed to us via the website. We retain the information for as long as it takes us to deal with your enquiry. If you become one of our customers, we will retain your details for as long as you remain a customer.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your data from this website is processed through a secure server with an Australian service provider.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Provided the email address / phone number you provided are still valid, we will contact you to advise of a data breach.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data


Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

We are bound by the Australian Spam Act.