EDO Qld is committed to protecting and upholding the right to privacy of clients, staff, volunteers, Management Committee members and representatives of agencies it deals with. In particular, EDO Qld is committed to protecting and upholding the rights of clients to privacy in the way information about them is collected, stored, used, accessed (and, if necessary, corrected) and in regards to their needs and the services provided to them.
EDO Qld complies with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (as amended).
You can contact us about accessing or correcting private information we may hold about you.
If you want to make a complaint about EDO Qld’s handling of your private information you should contact our Chief Executive Officer in writing. We will try to deal with your complaint as soon as possible.
If you are dissatisfied with any action we then take, you can also make a complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
Further information about privacy laws can be found on the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s website, accessible here.
2. What personal information is collected by EDO QLD and when is it collected?
EDO Qld only collects personal information that that has been voluntarily provided to us. You can access and browse the EDO Qld website without disclosing any personal information.
Instances in which we collect information from users include:
a) Subscription to our email alert service
b) Donations to the EDO through givenow.com.au
c) Submission of a membership form
d) Registration for workshops
EDO Qld web site uses the IP (Internet Protocol) addresses of visitors to the site to administer the site, track users’ movements, and to gather broad demographic information. These addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information and therefore the information and statistics does not enable individual users to be identified.
3. Does EDO Qld use users’ personal information?
Yes – for the purpose in which it was provided to EDO Qld. EDO Qld will record your email address if you send us a message. It will not be added to a mailing list, unless expressly requested by you. We will also use the information collected to notify you about any changes to our website and services. You can email email@example.com to remove your email address from our mailing lists.
4. Does EDO Qld share user information?
The only time when a third party will have access to your personally identifiable information is where that third party is managing and/or maintaining the EDO Qld’s computer network, website or databases. In that circumstance at all times the EDO Qld will maintain effective control over the use of your personal information and ensure that it is used only in accordance with this policy.
5. Does this policy cover sites EDO Qld links to?
6. What other security precautions should users take?
No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect users’ personal information, EDO Qld cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to it or from its online products or services, and users do so at their own risk.
Once EDO Qld receives your transmission, we will make every effort to utilise appropriate technologies and security methods to store the information collected and prevent unauthorised access and improper use of the information.
7. Additional Information
Questions regarding this policy and any changes or updates to personal information we hold should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org