Privacy Policy

Fogarty Foundation Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 Your privacy is important to us. It is the Fogarty Foundation’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any personal information we may collect from you across our website.

1.2 The Fogarty Foundation aims to ensure that all members of the Board of Trustees (Trustees) and employees are aware of their obligations with respect to the collection, management and disclosure of all personal information.

1.3 The Fogarty Foundation may change this Privacy Policy from time to time at its discretion.

2. Definition of personal information

2.1 Personal information collected by the Fogarty Foundation is generally protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act).

2.2 In general terms, personal information is information or an opinion about an individual who is reasonably identifiable. This may include name, address, telephone number, email address and profession or occupation.

3. For what purposes does the Fogarty Foundation collect, use and disclose your personal information?

3. 1 The Fogarty Foundation collects and administers a range of personal information for the purposes of conducting its general business. The Fogarty Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information it collects, holds and administers.

3. 2 The Fogarty Foundation recognises the essential right of individuals to have their information administered in ways which they would reasonably expect – protected on one hand, and made accessible to them on the other. These privacy values are reflected in and supported by our core values and philosophies and also reflected in this Privacy Policy, which is in accordance with the Privacy Act.

3.3 The Fogarty Foundation is bound by laws which impose specific obligations when it comes to handling information. The Fogarty Foundation has adopted the following principles contained as minimum standards in relation to handling personal information.

3.4 The Fogarty Foundation will endeavour to:

4. Security

4.1 The security of your personal information is important to us. The Fogarty Foundation will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

4.2 The Fogarty Foundation stores personal information on computer databases and/or in hard copy and will take reasonable commercial physical and electronic security measures to protect any records that we hold which contains your personal information. We destroy personal information in a secure manner when we no longer need it.

5. Correction

5. 1 If you believe that any information the Fogarty Foundation holds about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please contact us using the details below.  We will take reasonable steps to correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or out of date.

6. Links and cookies

6. 1 The Fogarty Foundation website contains links to other websites that are not operated by us. This Privacy Policy applies to the Fogarty Foundation website only and not to any linked sites.

6.2 We use cookies to collect information about you and your activity across our site.  A cookie is small piece of data that our website stores on your computer and accesses each time you visit, so we can understand how you use our site. This helps us serve you content based on preferences you have specified.

6.3 The Fogarty Foundation website cookies do not store your email address or other personal information about you.

7. Compliance with this policy

7.1 If any person or group believes that their privacy has been breached, please contact us using the contact information below and provide details of the incident so that we can investigate it.

7.2 Where appropriate, Fogarty Foundation endeavours to resolve complaints through conciliation. The focus is on using a process that is accessible, flexible and timely, and done in accordance with the principles of natural justice and procedural fairness.

7.3 The Fogarty Foundation will take any privacy complaint seriously and any complaint will be assessed by an appropriate person with the aim of resolving any issue in a timely and efficient manner. We request that you cooperate with us during this process and provide us with any relevant information that we may need.

7.4 If you are not satisfied with the outcome of our assessment of your complaint, you may wish to contact the Privacy Commissioner (please click here for further information).

8. Contact details

8.1 If you wish to make a comment or query about privacy, seek access to or correct or update any personal information the Fogarty Foundation holds about you or make a privacy complaint, you can contact the Fogarty Foundation as follows:

The Privacy Officer

Fogarty Foundation

(08) 6316 1600

Version: November 2019