Homes for Homes treats the handling of your personal information very seriously. To that end, Homes for Homes has systems and procedures in place to protect your privacy in relation to the handling of your personal information.
Personal information collected by Homes for Homes generally relates to (but is not limited to) business name, contact name, address, and telephone contact details. We primarily collect this information so you can register your interest in Homes for Homes, donate to Homes for Homes, complete a survey or questionnaire, enter a competition or an event, or communicate with Homes for Homes.
We may also collect, use and disclose individuals’ personal information to carry out administrative tasks including research, internal reviews, analysis and production of consolidated statistics and to send promotional material about Homes for Homes’s activities and offers (subject to legal restrictions and your opt-out requests).
Homes for Homes may not be able to do the things described above without your personal information. For example, we may not be able to contact you, provide additional information about Homes for Homes or issue donation receipts where certain personal information is not provided.
We will not disclose personal information to unrelated parties for them to market goods and services to you. We will not otherwise use or disclose your personal information unless the use or disclosure is authorised under the National Privacy Principles.
The National Privacy Principles require Homes for Homes to not store personal information longer than necessary. Where Homes for Homes no longer requires any personal information that it holds, that personal information will be destroyed or Homes for Homes will remove from it any details that will identify individuals.
Homes for Homes may disclose your personal information to third party organisations who provide a specific service to Homes for Homes such as data analysis, telemarketing, accounting, legal and financial advice, archiving, IT support and consulting, auditing, research and advertising. As many of our tasks are performed with the assistance of contractors and volunteers, Homes for Homes may also disclose your personal information to them.
If someone visits www.homesforhomes.org.au (the “Website”) to read, browse or download information, our system may record information about your browsing session such as the date and time of their visit to the Website, the pages accessed and any information downloaded (“clickstream data”). This information is used for statistical, reporting and website administration and maintenance purposes only.
Like many websites, the Website may use “cookies” from time to time. Cookies are small text files that our Website transfers to your computer through your web browser to enable our systems to recognise your computer. You can generally erase or disallow cookies through your browser. Please note that some parts of the Website may not function fully for users that disallow cookies.
Homes for Homes does not try to identify users or their browsing activities from cookies or clickstream data information except as required by law.
The Website may contains links to other sites. Homes for Homes is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of those sites.
In many cases privacy laws give you the right to obtain access to your personal information held by Homes for Homes. Access may be requested in writing to Homes for Homes, GPO Box 4911, Melbourne, Victoria 3001 or by email to [email protected]. Please provide as much detail as possible about the particular information you seek, in order to help us retrieve it. We may need to verify your identity before access can be provided.
Last updated: 6th June 2014