Privacy Policy


Who we are?

We are the Australian Meteorological Association Inc (AMetA). Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The only personal information retained by us is what we need to communicate with you and to distribute newsletters. We therefore ask for:

  • Preferred name
  • email address (or postal address if no email)
  • phone number (optional)


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website may be able to download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


[Committee members only]. When you log in to the Committee Area, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information. Login cookies last for one day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). 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

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

Such “data” is probably contained in articles submitted for inclusion in Monana newsletters. Authors should add appropriate disclosures of ownership in such articles.

Where we send your data


Your contact information

Password protection is used to restrict access to your contact information to AMetA Committee members.

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from