Destiny Rescue Inc. (“Destiny Rescue”) is committed to complying with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) in the way it collects, uses, secures and discloses personal information.
“Personal Information” means information or opinions that identify an individual.
“Sensitive Information” means information or opinions about such things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political beliefs, membership of a political, professional or trade union body or association, religious or philosophical beliefs and criminal or medical information.
“We, us, our” means Destiny Rescue Australia, its directors, employees, servants, and assignees.
“Website/s” means one or more of the following websites: destinyrescue.org, destinyrescue.org.au, destinyrescueshop.org, and destinyrescueshop.org.au.
“You, your” means you, the person accessing our website/s and/or making use of the services the website/s provide.
Why do we collect Personal or Sensitive Information?
Destiny Rescue only collects Personal Information from you that is necessary to carry out and provide its services to you. Collection of Personal Information enables us to customise settings and preferences for the next time you visit our website/s.
The Personal Information we collect will depend on the services you request for us and may include:
- Your name;
- Your current and previous address;
- Your telephone and/or mobile number;
- Your facsimile number;
- Your email address;
- Your credit card or Paypal details.
When you browse our website/s the only Personal Information we will collect is the information you provide us by filling in one or more of our online forms, registering for services online, subscribing to our mailing list, or otherwise provided via email, telephone or facsimile.
Personal Information may also be provided to us from time to time by third parties. In such cases we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the Personal Information that has been provided to us by the relevant third party.
How do we use your Personal Information?
When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
Some examples of where we would typically use your Personal Information include:
- To assist you in establishing and maintaining your relationship as a sponsor, volunteer, presenter or other person associated with the cause of Destiny Rescue;
- To provide you with the services you request from us;
- To administer and manage those services including correspondence and the provision of information;
- To research and develop our services; and
- To answer any enquiries you may have.
How do we use your Sensitive Information?
Accessing your Personal Information
In most cases you can gain access to the Personal Information we hold about you subject to some exemptions available at law.
If you wish to access your Personal Information please submit a written request to us and we will attend to it as soon as possible. Destiny Rescue will not charge any fee for your request but may charge an administrate fee for the provision of a copy of your Personal Information. In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing such information.
In the event that you cannot gain access to your Personal Information you will be provided with reasons, in compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth).
Disclosure of Personal Information
We do not disclose, sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to outside parties.
This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website/s, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those third parties agree to keep the Personal Information confidential.
We may also release your Personal Information when required by law or deemed as necessary to enforce our site policies, or to protect our rights, property, or safety.
Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Security of Personal Information
Your Personal Information is stored in a secure server or secures files and in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or other disclosure. All supplied Personal Information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorised with access rights to such systems.
After a transaction, your financial credit card information is discarded. It will not be stored on our servers. In some cases where reoccurring payments are made, financial credit card information may be stored within our payment gateway provider.
Destiny Rescue’s information handling processes will be regularly monitored to ensure that they are secure and that existing security measures are sufficient.
Retaining your Personal Information
When your Personal Information is no longer required for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.
Destiny Rescue Australia
PO Box 1197
Buddina QLD, 4575
1300 738 761