Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand respects your privacy by treating all your personal and sensitive information as confidential and by handling it in accordance with the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth), the Australian Privacy Principles and other applicable state and territory laws.
Collection of information and confidentiality
In order to use the Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand website, we may require information from you. The type of information that we may collect includes personal information, such as your name, telephone number and email address.
We may need to collect such information to improve the products, services or information that we provide or to answer or forward any requests or enquiries. This includes processing donations, providing receipts and sending you information about our organisation. If you do not wish to receive further correspondence from us, please contact us (details below).
We will keep your information confidential and we do not share personal information with third parties.
We rely on the information you provide to us to properly meet your needs and improve our services. You are entitled to withhold or restrict our access to information, but failure to provide the relevant information may mean that you are unable to access our services.
Use of your information
Personal information that you provide to us is used only for the purpose for which it is intended or for such other secondary purposes that are related to the intended purpose.
Your personal information provided to us via our website will only be seen or used by our employees or agents, for example, mailing houses and ecommerce providers, who are also bound by privacy laws.
To ensure we are meeting the needs and requirements of our website users, and to develop our online services, we may collect aggregated information by using “cookies”. Cookies are unique identification numbers like tags that are placed on the browser of our website users. The cookies do not in themselves identify users personally, but are linked back to a database record about them.
We do not use this technology to access any other personal information of a user in our records and a user cannot be personally identified from a cookie.
If a user chooses not to have their browser accept cookies from our site, they are still able to view the text on their screens.
We may collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email, or who subscribe to our newsletters or job updates. If you do not want to receive emails from us in the future, please contact us (details below).
If you supply us with your postal address online you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on jobs, our products and services, fundraising or events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please contact us (details below).
We may telephone those who supply us with their telephone numbers in relation to information regarding jobs, fundraising, our products and services or events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please contact us (details below).
Storage and security of your information
The security of your personal information is important to us and we are committed to protecting the confidentiality of any information that we collect and ensuring that your information is stored safely and securely. We will take reasonable steps to protect the information you provide to us.
We have appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse modification, unauthorised access or disclosure of information that we have collected from you. However, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
Access to your information
You are entitled to request access to the information we have collected about you and we will provide you with access to the information unless an exemption or restriction applies under law.
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Email privacy disclaimer
The contents of this email, including any attachments, are intended only for the person or entity to which this email is addressed and may contain confidential, and/or privileged information. If you are not or believe you may not be the intended recipient any disclosure, copying or use of this information is prohibited. If you have received this email in error or have concerns regarding its transmission please advise the sender immediately by return email, delete this email and destroy any copies.