Privacy Policy


Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)


GS Engineering recognises that people who engage in business with us are concerned about the use and protection of their personal information. To demonstrate GS Engineering’s commitment to privacy, GS Engineering has developed and implemented this privacy policy. This Privacy Policy sets out how we use and protect your personal information.

Who we are

GS Engineering are Metal Fabricators and Engineers based in Hervey Bay.

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

  • Comments

When visitors leave comments via this website, to help spam detection we collect the data shown in the message and also the source IP address and browser user agent string.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:

  • Media

If you send us images, you should avoid using images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. We may share your images with third-party service providers in the normal course of provide services to you.

  • Contact forms

In the normal course of providing our services, we may share the information you send us with third-party providers. The information we share with third-party service providers to fulfill services in the normal course of providing our services as a Metal Fabricator and/or Engineering Services.

  • 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share any information we collect unless it is necessary in the normal course of providing our services as a Metal Fabricator and/or Engineering Services.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a message, the message and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can fulfill our legal obligations for responsible data collection.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account with GS Engineering or you have had business dealings with GS Engineering, once GS Engineering has established your identity, you can request to receive an exported datafile of all 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

Messages sent to us through this website or by email will be checked through an automated spam detection service. This is done for the purpose of filtering out spam.

Your contact information

If you want to discuss our privacy policy or make a special request, please contact our website administrator at

Additional information

  • How we protect your data

We automatically update all software which collects, stores and protects your data.

Every year GS Engineering deletes all data which has no future relevance to the business of GS Engineering.

  • External Providers

This Website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and you access destination links at your own risk.

  • Updates to our Privacy Policy

We may amend or update this Privacy Statement from time to time. Any changes will be effective from the date of publication on our Website.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the case of any identifiable data breaches, our website administrator will attempt to notify all users believed to be affected.


You can make a complaint if you believe that we have breached your privacy. Please direct your complaint to . Complaints will be reviewed by us and a response will be provided within 30 days of receipt of the complaint by us.

If you require further information regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at Should you wish to read more information on privacy legislation or the National Privacy Principles, you may visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at