Privacy Policy

The purpose of this statement is to let users of this site know what information is collected about them when they visit this site, how this information is used and if it is disclosed. This policy may change as and when necessary.

Site Information

Remembering the Past in Colour is brought to you by Remembering the Past (Australia).

Collecting Personal Information

As part of the process of becoming a member on this site, your personal information is collected.

If you send a message via the contact page to Remembering the Past Australia, the content of your message, your email address, and your contact information will be used to respond to your request. Your email address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be used for any other purpose, nor will it be disclosed without your consent.


Payment is made through the secure payment platform of Paypal. Please see Paypal’s Privacy Policy.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on your computer or mobile device which is used to facilitate website services. Cookies themselves contain no personally identifiable information. This site uses cookies to operate certain functions including authentication to determine if you have access and security to protect this website and services generally.

This site is generated by WordPress which uses cookies to deliver its services, to personalise ads and to analyse traffic.

This site uses Jetpack Ads who collect and send the following information (made available from the visitor’s browser) to our Demand Partners: IP address, geographical data (derived from the IP address), user agent, operating system, device type, unique user ID (randomly generated identifier), current URL, and IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) interest category. The advertising partners may use that information to display personalized ads to those visitors. The sharing of this information with their advertising partners may be considered a “sale” of information under the CCPA.

Data Retention: Log data (IP address, geographical data, user agent, operating system, device type) is stored for 30 days. The unique user ID is stored in cookies and is retained for 1 year.

Jetpack Ads track ad impressions, video-related events (i.e. pause, mute, 100% plays, etc.) or errors, and ad click events.

Various cookies are used for the following purposes: delivering targeted advertisements to specific visitors, storing user identifiers, and collecting anonymous ad platform stats.

 Google Analytics which uses first-party cookies and JavaScript code to help analyse how users use the site.  The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to Google.  Google will use this information for the purpose of compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. — Opt-Out

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.

Please note that by deleting cookies or disabling future cookies you may be unable to access certain areas or features of our website. If you adjust your cookie settings or choose the Do Not Track browser option this will also affect the other websites you visit.

Log Data

Remembering the Past Australia receives information when you view content on this site or otherwise interact with the colouriser. When you visit this website or interact via the contact page, we automatically receive information about you. This Data includes information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information (including device and application IDs), search terms, and cookie information. Log Data is used to operate the services and to ensure that they are secure, reliable, and perform well. The information you provide and the data received, including Log Data and data from third parties, is used to better design services and to personalise content.

Sharing of Information

Information is shared with third-party providers that aid in the operation of this website.  Third-party providers provide website and application development, hosting maintenance, backup, storage, virtual infrastructure, payment processing, analysis and other services which may require them to access or use information about you.  This site is generated by WordPress, and uses Jetpack and Akismet (by Automattic Inc.), a spam-fighting service that protects millions of WordPress sites. 

These data hosting service providers host the information collected from you and use technical measures to secure your data. While safeguard designs are implemented to protect your information, no security system is impenetrable and due to the inherent nature of the Internet, there is no guarantee that data during transmission through the Internet is absolutely safe from intrusion by others.

Social Login, Sharing, Likes and Commenting

This site uses plugins to send requests to third party (Facebook) APIs via website visitor’s web browser to fetch information (like social shares, social comment count). This request made by web browser may include IP address, which can then be seen by the third-party that it’s being requested from. This API request doesn’t include any personal data of the website user other than the IP address.

  • Social Login

We collect your public profile data only from your consent that you grant before initiating Social Login, from the social network used to login at our website. This data includes your first name, last name, email address, link to your social media profile, unique identifier, link to social profile avatar. This data is used to create your user profile at our website. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email.

  • Facebook Comments

We embed Facebook Comments plugin to allow you to leave a comment at our website using your Facebook account. This plugin may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the commenting interface, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the interface (such as “liking” someone’s comment, replying to other comments) if you are logged into Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy.

  • Facebook Like, Facebook Recommend, Facebook Share official buttons

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see the number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy.

  • Twitter Tweet official button

We use a Twitter Tweet widget on our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy.

  • Pinterest Save official button

We use Pinterest Save widget at our website to allow you to pin images to Pinterest from our webpages. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy.

Links to Other Sites

This site uses hyperlinks to other websites. These websites may use their own cookies to collect data or solicit information from you. This site is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites, please ensure that you make yourself familiar with their policies when using a hyperlink from this site.

Law, Harm, and the Public Interest

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Privacy Policy or controls we may otherwise offer to you, Remembering the Past (Australia) may preserve, use, or disclose your personal data if it is believed that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; to protect the safety of any person; to protect the safety or integrity of our platform, including to help prevent spam, abuse, or malicious actors on this site, or to explain why removed content has been removed from accounts on this site; to address fraud, security, or technical issues; or to protect Remembering the Past (Australia) and it’s administrator’s rights or property or the rights or property of those who use this site. Nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit any legal defences or objections that you may have to a third party’s, including a government’s, request to disclose your personal data.

Non-Personal Information

You can request at any time for your account’s deletion. This will include personal data, profile data, created content, logs, etc. Cookies need to be deleted by you. Your request and choices may be limited in certain cases: for example, if fulfilling your request would reveal information about another person, or if you ask to delete information which Remembering the Past Australia is permitted or required by law or may have compelling legitimate interests to keep.

Republished Content

This site and its administrator are not responsible for republished content from this site on other websites or blogs without permission.

Your Consent to This Policy

By using Remembering the Past in Colour or any features on this site, you are consenting to the collecting of your information as has been specified and this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 10 August 2020. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


If you have any questions or if you encounter any difficulties in using our site, please feel free to contact Remembering the Past in Colour using the contact form.

Advertising Policy

To help maintain this webpage as a free user site, Remembering the Past (Australia) has engaged funding through advertising which may include affiliate advertising.

A small commission is paid to Remembering the Past (Australia) if you purchase products through an affiliate link from this website. You will pay no extra by purchasing through a link on this site and in some cases may even be able to obtain a discount by doing so.

This site does not sell your personal details to any advertiser or third party.

If you like this site, please don’t use ad blockers – some advertisers will pay just for you seeing their advertisement and it’s an easy way for the site to make money to maintain the webpage without it costing you anything.

If you have a complaint about any ad, for any reason, please contact Remembering the Past (Australia) so that it can be looked into.

Please note: Remembering the Past (Australia) and its administrator does not endorse or verify the legality of any business enterprise, service or link that is advertised.