Deafness Foundation is committed to protecting privacy in accordance with the
National Privacy Principles. Your personal information will be held in the strictest confidence and all reasonable care will be taken to ensure that any personal information we hold in our servers is not subject to loss, misuse or unauthorised access.
2.1 COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
When you visit this website, we may collect personal information from you. This information may include:
your date of birth
your e-mail address
your phone number(s)
your credit/debit card information (if you choose to transact with us)
your server address
your top level domain name (eg. com. au. gov.)
the time and date of your visit
the pages and documents you have accessed or viewed
the type of browser you are using
2.2 USE OF INFORMATION
The personal information collected by the Foundation when you send us an email, or if you complete and submit one of the electronic forms on our website, will include your email address and may include some of your personal information. In all cases and at all times, this personal information will only be used for the stated purpose for which it was provided and it will not be used for any other purpose without your written consent. We may use the information collected to customise our website according to your interests.
2.3 DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
The Foundation will not disclose any information gathered from persons to any third party without prior written consent (or the written consent of a legal guardian).
2.4 DATA SECURITY
The Foundation has made every effort to protect your information from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration and destruction. However, there are inherent risks associated with the transmission of personal information via the Internet. Whilst we endeavour to take all appropriate measures, Deafness Foundation cannot guarantee the security of personal information sent online.
When you use a link from the Deafness Foundation website to the websites of third parties, those websites are not subject to our privacy standards. Those third parties are responsible for informing you of their own privacy policies. If personal information about you is collected by third parties on any websites you have accessed through our website, you need to be aware of how they may use your information.
2.5 HOW DO WE HANDLE EMAIL?
We will preserve the content of any email that you send us, if we believe that we have a legal or operational requirement to do so. Your email message may be monitored for security issues including where email abuse is suspected.
2.6 ACCESSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have a general right to access any personal information that we hold about you. For security or operational reasons, you may be required to apply in writing before we will give you access to your personal information. Deafness Foundation will provide this access within twenty-one days of the original request.
3. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
4. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Deafness Foundation’s website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
5. CONTACT INFORMATION