The purpose of this statement is to let you know about the information collection procedures of Australian Relief & Mercy Services Ltd.
It lists what information is collected, how it is used, who it is used by, to whom it is disclosed and how to have incorrect information amended or deleted.
All personal information is kept strictly confidential. This statement has been prepared in accordance with the Australian Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000.
Our Commitment to Protecting Your Privacy Rights
Australian Relief & Mercy Services Ltd (ARMS / Australian Mercy) is strongly committed to protecting your privacy rights. Any information that is provided to our organisation is only used for the purposes for which you provided it.
We do not release our contact lists containing personal information.
ARMS will take all reasonable steps to ensure that information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete, up-to-date and stored in a secure environment.
Communication activities are conducted at your own risk. Because of this risk we provide a range of options for information collection and contacting us – for example email, internet, mailing address and a telephone / fax.
Primarily we collect information about our members, donors or potential donors, (both private and corporate) and about other organizations working in the similar fields to ourselves. The information we hold includes,
contact information (name, address, e-mail etc)
professional details of people who have affiliation with ARMS
credit card numbers / bank details
statistical internet site information (anonymous)
Personal information is only collected on the request of an individual. All information identified as personal is treated as confidential.
We collect information in order to:
process accounts and provide receipts;
process training/conference details;
recruit and process outreach teams;
disseminate information to other ARMS locations;
maintain accurate details of organisational history ;
keep members, donors and associated bodies informed of our work; and
keep accurate member records / details for directory listing.
All persons or organisations for whom we have details recorded have the right to ask for a copy of these details at any time.
Persons also have the right to update and/or alter their details at any time.
Personal information collected will not be disclosed, nor details altered until your identity has been confirmed.
ARMS will make every reasonable effort to ensure that children’s privacy and other rights are respected and not compromised. It is however, ultimately the responsibility of parents to monitor their children’s internet usage.
Should you have any issues in relation to Australian Relief and Mercy Services Ltd and your privacy, you can raise this with our Privacy Officer who will address your concerns promptly and advise you of your rights.
This privacy statement applies to the site known as www.australianmercy.org
Website hosted by kjhosting.com and as such information such as listed below is able to be accessed
The pages accessed.
The type of browser used.
Our website does contain links to other sites. Other sites may also have links to our site.
Please note that Australian Relief & Mercy Services Ltd cannot take responsibility for the content, privacy practices or business practices at these external sites.
To access or change your details or for further information about the privacy statement or to register an issue in relation to the way Australian Mercy has dealt with your privacy please contact our Privacy Officer or the Privacy Commissioner (in your State).
attention Privacy Officer
PO Box 132
Port Kembla, NSW, 2505, Australia
Ph: 02 4274 1090
Fax: 02 4274 9909
You can also obtain further information from the Privacy Commissioner’s web site, www.privacy.gov.au
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This information is included in the SSL certificate. This enables you to check the site´s validity yourself. Always check a site´s certificate before entering any sensitive information.
Your credit card information is transmitted as encrypted data and your paypal user information is not given to Australian Mercy