Privacy policy

We are - The Australian French Car Forum Since 1999 ("we", "our", "us"). We’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

If you have questions about your personal information please contact us.

What information we hold about you

The type of data that we collect and process includes:

  • Your name or username
  • Your email address.
  • Your IP address.
  • Your location (that you typed in during registration)

Further data may be collected if you choose to share it, such as if you fill out extra fields on your profile.

We collect some or all of this information in the following cases:

  • You register as a member on this site
  • You fill out our contact form.
  • You browse this site. See "Cookie policy" below.
  • You fill out fields on your profile. does not intentionally capture or store what is regarded 'sensitive' personal information, which may include information such as ethnicity, religion, gender, political affiliations, sexual orientation, medical conditions and more. We suggest that you refrain from including such information in your profile, messages and posts where you would not want this type of information retained by and possibly displayed by the website.

How your personal information is used

We may use your personal information in the following ways:

  • For the purposes of making you a registered member of our site, in order for you to contribute content to this site.
  • We may use your email address to inform you of activity on our site. you can opt out by visiting here
  • Your IP address is recorded when you perform certain actions on our site. Your IP address is never publicly visible.

Other ways we may use your personal information.

In addition to notifying you of activity on our site which may be relevant to you, from time to time we may wish to communicate with all members any important information such as newsletters or announcements by email. You can opt-in to or opt-out of such emails in your profile. See here.

We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you in the course of your interaction with our site. This information may include technical information about the browser or type of device you're using. This information will be used purely for the purposes of analytics and tracking the number of visitors to our site.

Keeping your data secure

We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable measures and procedures to safeguard and secure the information that we collect.

We use a paid encryption service for SSL by DigiCert Inc. We also perform regular backups via this SSL.

Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files which are set by us on your computer which allow us to provide certain functionality on our site, such as being able to log in, or remembering certain preferences.

We have a detailed cookie policy and more information about the cookies that we set on this page.


You have a right to access the personal data we hold about you or obtain a copy of it. To do so please contact us. If you believe that the information we hold for you is incomplete or inaccurate, you may contact us to ask us to complete or correct that information.

You also have the right to request the erasure of your personal data. Please contact us if you would like us to remove your personal data. Note, this is not complete deletion and incurs a fee. See rules

Acceptance of this policy

Continued use of our site signifies your acceptance of this policy. If you do not accept the policy then please do not use this site.

When registering we will further request your explicit acceptance of the privacy policy. If you withdraw consent to use personal information provided for the primary purpose of using the site or providing access to the website, this will result in the user account being terminated.

Should you decide to remove your account voluntarily with and you want your account deleted, please notify us via "contact us" link. Note, this is not complete deletion and incurs a fee. See rules

Changes to this policy

We may make changes to this policy at any time. You may be asked to review and re-accept the information in this policy if it changes in the future.

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