Philanthropy Australia Inc (ABN 79 578 875 531) (‘Philanthropy Australia’, ‘we’, ‘us’) understands that privacy is important to our Members, Associates, Subscribers, staff and to the other individuals that we have dealings with. Philanthropy Australia is committed to compliance with the laws that protect personal information including the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles. Personal Information means information about an individual which identifies the individual or from which the individual is reasonably identifiable. See section 2 below for examples of the types of Personal Information we collect.
The types of Personal Information we collect include:
Some of the personal information we collect about people who work with us is collected pursuant to laws including the Fair Work Act, Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act, the Income Tax Assessment Act and other tax laws, Corporations Act, occupational health and safety acts and workers compensation acts.
We collect Personal Information in a number of ways, such as:
We collect, store use and disclose Personal Information for purposes including the following:
We may be limited in our ability to do these things without your Personal Information, for example we may not be able to communicate with you or provide the full range of our services or website features.
We may share your Personal Information with other individuals or organisations such as:
Some of the third parties we share Personal Information with may be in other countries such as the USA.
The content of any email or "Contact us" or other electronic message that we receive, which may include Personal Information, may be monitored by our service providers or our employees for purposes including troubleshooting, compliance auditing and maintenance or where email abuse is suspected.
The Website’s web server automatically logs clickstream data for statistical and system administration purposes such as:
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.
We may use session cookies, and other similar technologies to recognise your device and provide personalisation, as well as to help us understand where our visitors are going and how much time they spend there.
You may not be able to access or fully use our website and services if your device does not accept cookies from us.
Links to external websites
Third party services
We have implemented a number of measures to protect the security and integrity of your Personal Information in physical and electronic form. Some of the measures we use depending on the circumstances, include encryption of data, premises security, access controls, firewalls and backups. We store Personal Information ourselves and with the assistance of service providers
Please be aware that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. So, while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us online and you should do so at your own risk.
You can also request to update and correct your information.
In some circumstances, we may not be required by law to provide you with access or to correction of your Personal Information. In these circumstances, we will provide you with the reason(s) for refusal. If you disagree with our refusal to make a correction, you can request us to take reasonable steps to associate a statement with the information noting your disagreement.
If you have any questions or feedback about privacy, wish to make a query about your Personal Information or complaint about the way in which we have handled your Personal Information, you may contact us as set out below:
Phone: +61 (3) 9662 9299
Address: Philanthropy Australia Level 2, 55 Collins Street Melbourne Vic 3000
If you are making a complaint, we may request additional details from you and may need to engage or consult with other parties in order to investigate and deal with your issue. We will keep records of your request and any resolution.
Version 5 - Date of Publication – 10 May 2021.