Australian Mutuals Foundation (AMF) is committed to protecting the Privacy and Confidentiality of your personal information. The AMF must adhere to the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) in relation to collecting, using, disclosing, securing and allowing access to your personal information.
Outlined below we provide the information that the Privacy Act requires us to communicate to all of our supporters.
Your personal information
Your personal information held by AMF which may include:
Your address and other contact details such as email, telephone, fax
Contribution and participation history
Your activity profiles setup by you or by AMF on your request
Should you wish to remain anonymous or have not provide any details, or insufficient details for us to provide a contribution tax receipt – AMF is unable to acknowledge receipt of your contribution or provide a receipt, until sufficient information is provided by you.
How we collect personal information
AMF collects and stores information provided in a variety of ways, such as: by supporters in contribution pledges and payments; by registration to participation based programs; signing up for newsletters and other publications; as contacts of partners, suppliers and other relationships where individuals interact with AMF.
We collect personal information directly from you, or as provided by a representative of the organisation you also represent.
Other sources would only include publicly available sources of information.
How we use your personal information
Your personal information may be used to:
Process any contributions, registration and expressions of interest you may send to use
Issue you with a receipt for your donation for taxation purposes
Send you information about AMF including newsletters, reports and appeals; and details as necessary based on your engagement with AMF
If you do not wish for us to contact you about latest appeals or projects, or only want contact in specified ways, please call 0418 466 307 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosing your information
The AMF will not disclose information about you to any other organisation.
If your information is to be used or disclosed for additional purposes we will not do so without your consent and only to organisations that also bound by the National Privacy Principles.
Keeping your information safe
The AMF holds your personal information in secure physical and electronic mediums.
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is not misused, lost or subject to unauthorised access or use.
Help us keep your information accurate
The AMF aims to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date, based on information you provide.
To assist us with this, please contact us if you are aware of any changes required to your personal information.
You can access your information
You have a right to access the personal information that AMF holds about you.
Typically where your email address has been provided and you are registered to access AMF web services, you can review the personal information we hold about you, and change your address and other contact information. If your name or email address changes, please contact AMF as only we can update these details.
All requests for access to personal information should be made by email, post or phone as detailed below.
Please contact us if:
You want to know what personal information AMF holds about you and how you can gain access to it
You believe that your privacy has been breached and you wish to make a complaint
Further information about privacy: The Commonwealth Government Privacy Commissioner’s website at www.privacy.gov.au