Collection And Use Of Personal Information | Online Purchases | Making A Donation | How The Information Is Used | Opting Out | Email Communication | Disclosure | Data Security | Access and Correction | Internet Security | Web Measurement | Cookies | Third Party Links | Changes to Privacy Policy

Australian Age of Dinosaurs is committed to protecting your personal privacy.

Reference to personal information means information which identifies you as an individual, or from which your identity can be reasonably ascertained. Your home address, home telephone number and e-mail address are examples of personal information.


Australian Age of Dinosaurs does not collect or use personal information except that which you choose to provide when contacting us either to ask a question, provide feedback, subscribe to our Journal, submit a research application or make a booking or booking inquiry.

Australian Age of Dinosaurs does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

Photos, video, audio, and digital recordings of Dig-A-Dino participants may be used to publicise the Museum.

Media representatives may be present at times.  If you have any concerns about this please advise the Dig Supervisor.

Participants are able to take photos, however these must only be for personal use only.  Your photographs cannot used for commercial purposes without the consent of Museum management.


The information you provide on the online order form (your name, address, telephone numbers, credit card information and email address) is used for billing purposes, to fill the order, and to reach you if we have trouble processing your order.

The AAOD CMS automatically collects order information but may only use this information in the aggregate. If you purchase from the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Shop, the CMS intergration with MailChimp also automatically collects information about your shopping experience. Please see the Mail Chimp Privacy Policy for more information about how MailChimp uses this information.

The Australian Age of Dinosaurs does not sell or give out customer information obtained from our online store.


The Museum will ask you to provide personally identifiable information necessary to process and service your Membership and/or donation that may include your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address, and credit card number. When you make a donation or purchase a Membership online, your credit card information is not stored by the Australian Age of Dinosaurs. The Australian Age of Dinosaurs will retain the personally identifiable information you provided for our records and to facilitate customer service.


The Australian Age of Dinosaurs uses the information you provide to fill your online order, facilitate customer service in the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Shop or in the Membership department. If you decide to utilise our MailChimp option, the Museum will use your information to provide you with updates about exhibitions, programs, and special offers available to you.

Your personally identifiable information will not be disclosed or used for purposes other than those specified without your consent, except as authorised by law.


If you prefer not to have your personally identifiable information shared this way, you may indicate this at the time you provide the information. If an opt-out option is not offered, or you decide after you have provided this information that you do not want us to share your information with any other organisation, you may send us an email requesting that we not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for marketing purposes. We cannot, however, remove your name from any third-party list; you will have to contact them directly.



If you sign up for or subscribe to an email newsletter, you will receive the information that you have requested; you have the option of unsubscribing or removing your name from the list at any time. By providing this information, you may receive occasional email messages from the Australian Age of Dinosaurs for marketing and promotional purposes.


If you sign up for our MailChimp newsletter or special interest alert, you will receive the information that you have requested; you have the option of unsubscribing or removing your name from the list at any time. Any information you choose to provide regarding special interests may be used for marketing and promotional purposes. For further inquiries regarding MailChimp's Privacy Policy, please see MailChimp's Privacy Policy.


The Museum tries to respond to email messages requiring a response, including customer service inquiries related to purchases in the Museum Shop, within one week. If you email the Museum, your message and email address will be forwarded to the appropriate department within the Museum. Any message, material, business information, ideas, concepts, or other information sent to the Museum by email will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose but to contact you if needed.


We will not disclose your personal information without your consent, unless required to do so by law.


Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.


You may contact us to access, correct or update your personal information.

You can access and browse our website without disclosing personal information. We will only collect personal information when you if your purchase a product/ membership or send us an email.


There are risks associated with transmitting information over the internet. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. While we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, therefore you do so at your own risk.

If you are concerned about conveying sensitive information over the internet, you may prefer to contact us by mail or telephone.

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum website contains links to the websites of other organisations which may be of interest to you. Linked websites are responsible for their own privacy practices and you should check those websites for their respective privacy statements.


Pages on our site are coded for access by Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects information which tells us about visitors to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs website, such as the date, time, duration of visits and which pages are most commonly accessed. We do not and will not marry any data collected by Google Analytics with any personal information.  Please refer to Google's Privacy Policy for more information.

All correspondence between the museum to members, and those subscribed to the Museum’s updates are tracked using MailChimp. MailChimp collects information which tells us about the number of clicks, opens, location and referrals from the email sent. Each campaign is reported to a board of directors, but no personally identifiable information is supplied or used.


As part of the service provided by Google cookies left on your machine by Google to provide us with information to assist in making our website more usable.

Cookies are small text files with a unique identifier that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable the recognition of your preferences and settings. The cookies collect information such as the number of visits, unique visits, documents viewed, browser type, how the site is navigated, the sections of the website visited and other website usage information. In using these cookies, none of your personal information is retrieved or recorded by Australian Age of Dinosaurs.

A cookie is also sent to your browser when you visit our online Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum Shop, where it is only used to keep track of the items in your shopping order. If you choose to reject cookies, you will still be able to use the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum website but you will not be able to build a shopping order.


The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum's website contains links to other internet sites. We encourage all of our partners, contributors, and third parties to implement policies and practices that respect the privacy of our users. However, the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites. Once you leave this website the Privacy Policy will not apply.


The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum may revise its Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to review our current policy so that you will always know what information we gather and how we may use that information.