Australians for Indigenous Constitutional Recognition (Yes23)
Australians for Indigenous Constitutional Recognition Ltd (ABN 70 636 542 204) of Level 6, 110 Walker Street, North Sydney NSW (we, us and our) understand that your privacy is paramount, and are committed to protecting your privacy. This policy sets out how we handle information about you.
Collection of personal information
Personal information is information or an opinion about an individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable, whether true or not and whether recorded in material form or not.
We may collect personal information from you when you:
register to volunteer or otherwise assist us in our campaign, either online through our website or via other means;
pledge your support for the Yes campaign;
otherwise interact with us on our website and our social media sites;
participate in any event, activity or competition organised or run by us; or
contact us by any method, such as telephone, email, post, facsimile or in person,
or otherwise as notified to you from time to time.
The personal information you provide to us may vary depending on the nature of your interaction with us, but may for example include your name, contact details (including email address, residential address and phone number) and any communications you send to us.
Where possible, we will allow you to interact with us anonymously or using a pseudonym. For example, if you contact us with a general enquiry, we will not ask for your name unless we need it to adequately handle your enquiry.
However, for most of our functions and activities we usually need your name and contact information.
Our web servers may automatically collect information when you visit our websites, including:
your IP address;
the date and time of your visit;
the parts of our website you access during your visit;
your actions on our website; and
the browser you are using.
Please note that rejecting cookies may mean that some or all of the functions on our website will not be available to you.
Sometimes our websites contain links to other websites. When you access a website other than our websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of that site. We recommend that you review the privacy policies of each website you visit.
Using your personal information
The personal information that we collect is generally used to provide you with information in relation to the Yes campaign and any related activities and events that we may be organising in relation to the campaign.
Information collected by us may also be used for the following purposes:
to keep you up to date with information regarding the Yes campaign;
if you have volunteered to participate in any campaign activities, to provide you relevant information about those activities;
to communicate with you, which may include email notifications, in relation to any functions, activities and events that may be taking place in relation to the campaign;
to conduct promotional activities and to conduct market research;
to respond to your questions or suggestions; or
to improve the quality of your visit to our Website.
We may use personal information for another purpose not listed above. However, we will only do so where you have provided us consent to do so, you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the information, or the disclosure is required or authorised by Australian law.
Sharing your personal information
We may disclose information to third party contractors, who help us conduct our functions and activities. Where information is shared with these third parties, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that third parties observe the confidential nature of such information and are prohibited from using any or all of this information beyond what is necessary to assist us.
We may disclose your personal information to a third party contractor referred to above that is located outside Australia, including in the United States.
We may also disclose your personal information as permitted or required by law.
Accessing and correcting your personal information
We will, on request, provide you with access to the information we hold about you, including for the purpose of correcting or updating that information, unless there is an exception to such disclosure which applies under relevant privacy legislation. If you require access to your personal information, please contact us by emailing [email protected] as described in section 9 below. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons.
For most requests, your information will be provided free of charge, however, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request requires a substantial effort on our part.
If we refuse to provide you with access to the information, we will provide you with reasons for the refusal and inform you of any exceptions relied upon under the APPs (unless it would be unreasonable to do so).
We take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete, and up-to-date whenever we collect or use it. If the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete, irrelevant or out-of-date, please contact us and we will take reasonable steps to either correct this information, or if necessary, discuss alternative action with you.
Protecting your personal information
We are committed to protecting your personal information. We take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from misuse, interference or loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Change of policy
If you have any queries or complaints with regards to our collection, use or management of your personal information, please contact us by emailing [email protected].
If you make a complaint, we will endeavour to respond to it as soon as possible. If you are dissatisfied with our response, you have the right to make a complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by phoning 1300 363 992 or by email at [email protected].