Privacy Policy

Who we are:

Carrick Communications Pty Ltd is an Australian registered company with company ACN number 665570365. Our website address is:

Trademarks and Brand Names:
The names ‘Carrick Communications’, ‘Satellite Spy’, ‘satispy’ their logos and the phrases ‘Imogen’, ‘LinkOpt’, ‘LinkBuddy’, ‘My Satellite Spy’, ‘MySatelliteSpy’, ‘My Satellite Tools’, ‘MySatTools’, ‘My Satellite Forum’, ‘MySatForum’, ‘My Satellite Jobs’, ‘MySatJobs’, ‘My Satellite KnowHow’, ‘MySatKnowHow’, ‘My Satellite Secrets’, ‘MySatSecrets’, ‘MyLinkBudget’ are trademarks of Carrick Communications Pty Ltd.
The phrase “MySatTools” is a registered trademark of Carrick Communications Pty Ltd.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized 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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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

In order to contact Carrick Communications you can use the Contact Form here.


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.


Who we share your data with:

Carrick Communications respects your privacy and guards your data carefully. We realise that the exciting growth of the Internet has also brought with it concerns for users and consumers about what information is collected about them. We want you to know that we apply our commitment to safeguarding privacy to all of our online and Internet activities.

At Carrick Communications we treat all your Personal Information as confidential – we do not share, disclose or sell any personally identifiable information collected online or over the phone with other companies or organisations.

When you subscribe to an email list on the or websites the registration process is handled by one of the Internet’s most established and trusted companies – AWeber Communications ( and it is they who hold your registration name and email address on their secure servers. Their Privacy Policy can be read at and their Anti-spam Policy at Carrick Communications strictly adheres to their policies.

When you register or shop on the or websites, we will pass you through to PayPal or Authorize.Net, who will handle your financial transaction. There you will be asked to input Personal Information such as your name, e-mail address, billing address, delivery address, telephone number, credit card or other payment information and a password. This information is then stored by PayPal or Authorize.Net. Carrick Communications has zero visibility of any details of such transactions. You can read the PayPal privacy policy by visiting

To see our Secure Shopping Policy, which includes information about Authorize.Net and its Verified Merchant Seal Program, then click here.

When you shop with us over the phone, our financial transactions are handled through a payment services provider. We will only share information with our payment services provider to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments for orders placed over the phone.

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.

Your contact information:

Additional information:

How we protect your data:

What data breach procedures we have in place:

What third parties we receive data from:

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data:

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements: