Who we are

This site is operated by Santa Clara Parish, 72 Palmerston Street, St. James, WA 6102 (us/we/our). We are a parish operating within the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Accessing the site

When you register, login, access pages, and/or leave comments on the site, we collect and store information about you, including (but not limited to) IP address and browser user agent string. The information can be used for security purposes, including (but not limited to) spam detections.

Use of information

Your data will only be used for the purpose of providing you information about us, participate in this site, and in our parish activities as part of the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth. It will not be used for any other purpose without your consent.

To enable us to provide information on this site and for you to participate in this site, this site uses software features which are manufactured by software creators and/or serviced by service providers who are not affiliated to us.

We collect and store your data. We will not share any information about you with software creators, service providers, and other third parties, except as authorised by you or required by law.


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

Contact forms


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.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 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.

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.

Your consent

By using this site, you are consenting to this Privacy Policy. We will review this Privacy Policy periodically.  If we change this Privacy Policy, we will publish those changes on this page so that you are kept informed of the information we collect, how we use it and the circumstances under which we disclose it, if at all.

Accessing, Correcting or Amending your Personal Information

You may access, correct or amend your personal information unless the law requires otherwise.  We will give you such access or make the correction or amendment within a reasonable period after your request has been made to us.

Questions, Comments or Complaints

If you have any questions, comments or complaints about this policy, please contact our Privacy Officer on bentley@perthcatholic.org.au. You may also lodge a complaint with the Privacy Commissioner on www.oaic.gov.au or 1300 363 992.


This site is Copyright © Santa Clara Parish, 91 Coolgardie Street, Bentley, WA 6102 operating within the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth . All information on this site is solely for the purposes of reference by interested visitors. Information may be cited only with prior written permission and proper attribution.

Please direct enquiries about using information on this site to bentley@perthcatholic.org.au.

Conditions of use

You may use this material for your own personal reference only. Except for the temporary copy held in the computer’s cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, the material may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part (except where such use constitutes fair dealing under the Copyright Act) without the prior written approval from us.

You may not use any part of the material on this site to establish, maintain or provide, or assist in establishing, maintaining or providing your own publications, Internet site or other means of distribution.

You will not use this site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms & conditions. You agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations.

In particular, you agree not to:

  • use this site to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others;
  • publish, distribute, e-mail, transmit or disseminate any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate;
  • use any automated scripting tools or software;
  • engage in or promote any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited e-mailing or spamming via this site;
  • impersonate any person or entity;
  • upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual obligation or which contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware;
  • breach any applicable laws or regulations.

We have no obligation to monitor any user’s use of this site, however we retain the right at all times to monitor, retain and disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

You will indemnify us if this site or its related bodies corporate suffer any loss or damage or incur any costs in connection with any breach of these conditions or any other legal obligation by you or your use of or conduct on this site.

This agreement together with any additional terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained elsewhere on this site form the conditions of supply of material on, use of and access to our site. Your continued use of this site constitutes an affirmative, acknowledgement and agreement by you that you accept and agree to abide and be bound by these conditions and any modifications.

Should you object to any of these conditions or any subsequent modifications your only recourse is to immediately discontinue your use of this site.

Accuracy of information and disclaimer

All material on this site is provided in good faith. It is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication. Your use of this site is at your sole risk. Access to this site is provided on an ‘as available’ basis. Neither us, its related bodies corporate nor its or their directors or employees make any representation or warranty that (i) any material on this site will be reliable, accurate or complete (nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way for errors in, or omissions from that material); or (ii) your access to this site will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We will not be liable for loss resulting from any action or decision by you in reliance on the information on this site, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software. Any warranties which may be implied by law statute or otherwise in relation to the material on this website or any other goods or services provided are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including loss of revenue, business, opportunity or reputation), or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data, information (including confidential information) or funds arising out of or in connection with the use of this website. We are not liable for any errors, omissions or defects in the material on this site and reserve the right to amend the website at any time without notice.

Through this website you may be able to link to other websites which are not under the control of us. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.


We accept no responsibility for the content on external sites. External links are presented without warranty, express or implied. The descriptions of sites in these pages have been taken from the pages themselves and are not meant to express the opinions of us.