This policy outlines the personal information handling practices of Peter Hewitt Care for Africa Foundation Inc (CfA). The specific legal obligations of entities when collecting and handling personal information are outlined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles.
‘Personal information’ is information that identifies or can be used to identify a person. CfA collects and holds personal information from our donors, supporters, volunteers, contractors, and other individuals.
This policy applies to all staff, office bearers and volunteers of CfA, as well as to all those with whom CfA contracts for the purposes of the organisation in its professional dealings.
CfA respects and is committed to protecting privacy. All information provided to CfA which is confidential information will remain confidential and protected.
By contacting us via our website, signing up to our newsletter, becoming a member, applying to work or volunteer with us, making a donation or otherwise providing us with personal information, consent is given to personal information being collected, held and administered as set out below.
CfA may ask for information, including the following information:
All information will be held securely.
CfA may use personal information to:
To ensure privacy is protected, information from records will not be disclosed or altered unless requested.
Please note, in some areas of our website CfA may host links to other websites. These sites are not controlled by CfA and CfA cannot take responsibility for their content and, in particular, the privacy policies and practices of those organisations.
CFA is obliged by law to comply with certain standards with respect to the handling and storage of personal information. CfA has adopted the following principles with respect to the handling and storage of personal information it collects or receives:
If a person is not satisfied with the response to an enquiry or complaint a complaint can be made to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at email@example.com.
This policy has been adapted from documents prepared by and used by the organisation Australian Doctors for Africa and from the policy documents of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Australian Doctors International.
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