Sydney Heritage Fleet
The Sydney Heritage Fleet is committed to respecting the privacy of your personal information. This Policy sets out our personal information management practices. It covers the following areas:
- Compliance with the National Privacy Principles
- Personal information collected
- Use and disclosure of personal information
- Accessing and updating your personal information
- Security of personal information
- Contact details
Throughout this Policy, we refer to your "personal information" which means information which identifies you as an individual or from which your identity can be reasonably ascertained. Your name, address and telephone number are examples of personal information References to "us", "we" and "our" are references to the Sydney Heritage Fleet and references to "you" or "your" are references to Sydney Heritage Fleet employees, members, donors, sponsors, customers and volunteers.
Compliance with the National Privacy Principles
The National Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act (2001) have applied since 21st December 2001. The Sydney Heritage Fleet will comply with these principles and any applicable laws to protect your privacy.
Personal Information Collected
We only collect personal information that is necessary for our functions and activities. In most instances you will have provided this information. It will not be divulged to third parties, other than as described below or if you have agreed to its circulation amongst other members and/or volunteers.
There are certain situations in which we may collect personal information about you from other, publicly available, sources. In all cases, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure security of the information that is collected. Recipients of unsolicited communications from us will be given the opportunity to have their names removed from our data base.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
We will generally only use your personal information for purposes related to our activities, or where you have consented to its use or disclosure. We may use your information for our in-house fundraising efforts including the Foundation, The Maritime Society and our Art Union.
In addition we may provide personal information to our service providers who assist us in providing our goods and services. These may include companies that assist the Sydney Heritage Fleet with data processing and analysis, research, mail services or maintenance. We will only disclose your personal information to those third party service providers on a confidential basis so that the service provider can effectively provide those services.
We may publish lists of contact details which may be available for limited circulation within our organisation, such details will not be published without your permission. Examples include phone directories, crew lists and volunteer rosters.
The only other way we may disclose your personal information is where such disclosure is required or authorised by law, which may include emergencies and assisting law enforcement agencies.
Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information
If you need to access or correct any personal information we hold about you, please contact us using the "Contact Details" set out below. We request that you provide us with as much detail as you can about the particular information you seek, in order to help us retrieve it. An access fee may be charged to cover our costs of providing that information to you. In certain circumstances, we may not be required by law to provide you with access or to correct your personal information. If that is the case, we will give you our reasons for that decision.
We take reasonable steps to make sure that the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
Security of Personal Information
We will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold, from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. This protection applies in relation to information stored in both electronic and hard copy form.
If you have any questions or feedback about privacy, or wish to make a complaint about the way in which we have handled your personal information, please contact us at email@example.com or, in the first instance, by phone - 02 9298 3888
Date of Publication: 10/8/05
Agreed by Board of Directors 27/7/05
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Last modified on Friday, 01-Mar-2013 14:35:03 EST