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Privacy Policy

Extreme Kites is a public online community, certain information you share may be publicly viewable.  We make our best effort to protect your privacy by giving you the options to select what information you do, and do not wish to share whilst using Extreme Kites.  To keep you informed of what practices Extreme Kites employs, and with whom data may be shared we keep a copy of this privacy policy updated on the footer of each page on our website.



We use cookies on Extreme Kites to manage your login and preferences on Extreme Kites.  These cookies help us show you things like unread topics when you login, new content since your last visit etc.


Collected Data

We collect information such as your IP Address, Operating System, Internet Browser and Screen Resolution as part of each visit.  We do this   to further enhance and develop the experience we offer you here as part of your visit.  This information helps us when we look to make updates and changes so we're making the right changes that will work on the devices you use to interact with Extreme Kites.  The information we collect we do not identify back to a single individual, rather we just view it as one large pool of information to see what the majority of people are using.


Instant Messenger

The Instant Messenger on Extreme Kites is not intended to be used as a secure nor private messenger.  Whilst we do not read your private messages, they are stored in a database.  Just like everything else that is stored in the database, with enough time and enough effort information can be retrieved.  For this reason please treat the Instant Messenger as general use only, and never use it to share banking information or credit card details.


Data Sharing

We keep a public record with which services we share your data, what information and why we do so.  We try and keep this as "plain English" as possible for you to understand.

Google.Com : We utilise Google Analytics to collect and analyse webpage visits and information.  Utilising this shared data we are able to create reports on how busy our website is and what articles and information are popular.

Facebook.Com : We utilise Facebook Connect login. When you choose to login to Extreme Kites using your Facebook Account our systems talk to each other to check your Profile Picture and Status Updates which copy to your Profile Page here on Extreme Kites.

Twitter.Com : We utilise Twitter Login.  When you choose to login to Extreme Kites using your Twitter Account our systems talk to each other to check your Profile Picture and Latest Tweets which copy to your Profile Page here on Extreme Kites.

Mandrill.Com : We utilise Mandrill to deliver emails to you.  When you choose to receive a notification or take any action that results in an Email being sent to a registered email address we deliver this via Mandrill to increase both speed and reliability of delivery.

Extreme Kites, PO Box 5110, Burnley, Victoria, 3121

Third Parties

Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Spam Defense
The IPS Spam Defense Service passes the email address and IP address of the registering member to the service to determine the likelihood a registering account is a spam source.
Invisible reCAPTCHA
This site uses a CAPTCHA to ensure humans are performing certain actions. The CAPTCHA provider may set a session cookie and get information about your internet browser and device accessing this website.