Privacy Policy

Who we are

Oysterfest Ceduna is run by the District Council of Ceduna for the local community and visitors to the area. Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

If you include personal details such as name and email address in the online email Contact Form on this site, those details will stored by council in order to answer your questions and to maintain a register of communications.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

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.

Who we share your data with

Your data may be shared with payment processing services and banks in order to enable online payment for the purchase of event tickets. All data is encrypted when transferred to and from these services.

Visitors subscribing to our site will also have their subscription data shared with our email and notifications service providers to enable us to send information relating to Oysterfest and events to you. All data is encrypted when transferred to and from these services.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

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

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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 comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

The council will not use or disclose any information about you without your consent, or access your communications on our website, unless acting under a good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

Enforce the Statements and Notices of council

Protect the rights or property of the council

Protect the interests of the council users and, or members of the public

Lessen a serious threat to a persons health or safety; or comply with the law.

The council will not sell, lease or rent its member lists to any third parties.

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