As a general rule, the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) does not collect personal information* about you when you visit the site. You can generally visit the site without revealing personal information*, unless you choose to provide such information. The information received depends upon what you do when visiting the site.
Site visit data
We collect non-identifiable data about website browser activities, both through our website host and Google Analytics. This third party information is used only for statistical purposes and does not tell us anything about who you are or where you live. We will not identify users or their browsing activities, except where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider's logs.
Collection of personal information
The BSL may collect the following personal information depending on your interaction with our website. Personal information will be used by the BSL in conducting business transactions and will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it.
The types of business transactions and personal information that may be collected are:
We collect names and email addresses when you subscribe to mailing or contact lists, as well as when you provide feedback or request information from us. Your name and/or email address will not be disclosed without your consent.
When an online donation is made, we collect credit card numbers and/or bank account details along with contact information (name, address, email address and telephone numbers). We collect this data to process donations and provide receipts. We also use the information to keep our supporters informed about our work.
Links to other sites
Storage and security of personal information
The Brotherhood of St Laurence takes all reasonable steps to ensure the security of your personal information. Your personal information will not be released unless the law requires or permits it or your permission is given. We will try to maintain accurate, complete and up-to-date information collected via our website.
Changes may be made to this policy from time to time. We will give notice about these changes on the website.
Access to personal information
We will, at your request, provide you with access to any information which we have collected about you through this website in compliance with the National Privacy Principles. To gain access to this information you should contact us (see details below). Additionally, if you believe that any information is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, please contact us and we will revise the relevant information.
Email comments: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you do not wish to send your comments using email you can send them in writing to the following postal address:
Brotherhood of St Laurence
67 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy Vic. 3065
* The use of the term ‘personal information’ in this privacy statement means any information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.
The information on this site is subject to change from time to time without notice, at the discretion of the BSL. Information on this site is maintained by the BSL and the web hosting company. Before relying on the information on this site, users should independently verify its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any appropriate professional advice.