Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At Wombat Water we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Wombat Water’s website address is It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Wombat Water collects the kind of non-personally-identifying information that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Wombat Water’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Wombat Water’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Wombat Water may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Wombat Water also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Wombat Water only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Wombat Water’s websites choose to interact with Wombat Water in ways that require Wombat Water to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Wombat Water gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Wombat Water updates via email, we collect their email addresses. In each case, Wombat Water collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Wombat Water. Wombat Water does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Wombat Water may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Wombat Water may use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Wombat Water may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Wombat Water does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Wombat Water discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its founders and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Wombat Water’s behalf or to provide services available at Wombat Water’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those individuals and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Wombat Water’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Wombat Water will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its founders and to affiliated organizations, as described above, Wombat Water discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Wombat Water believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Wombat Water, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Wombat Water website and have supplied your email address, Wombat Water may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Wombat Water. We primarily use our website and social media accounts to communicate this type of information, so we do not expect typically leverage this kind of communication. If you send us a request or feedback, we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Wombat Water takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Wombat Water uses cookies to help Wombat Water identify and track visitors, their usage of Wombat Water website, and their website access preferences. Wombat Water visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Wombat Water’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Wombat Water’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

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.

Embedded content from other websites

Posts 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.

Business Transfers

Wombat Water is a brand, but does not operate as a business. However, if the Wombat Water brand or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the event that Wombat Water shuts down, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Wombat Water may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Wombat Water may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Wombat Water’s sole discretion. Wombat Water encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.