Human Kind Project is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy outlines how we use the personal and organisational information you provide to us for us to provide you with our services, establish and maintain donor relationships or that you otherwise provide to us through our website. This policy will be updated from time to time.
What is the Privacy Legislation?
Personal information collected by Human Kind Project is protected by the Privacy (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2013 (Cth) (Privacy Act). Personal information is any information or an opinion that identifies you and can include sensitive and health information.
Human Kind Project follows the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act in handling personal information collected from clients/beneficiaries, business partners, donors, members of the public and Human Kind Project people (including members, volunteers, employees, delegates, candidates for volunteer work and prospective employees).
Human Kind Project’s commitment to Privacy
Human Kind Project is committed to protecting your privacy.
This includes ensuring that:
All information collected from you is required for the purpose of facilitating your donation
- Your personal information will not be passed on to other unrelated third parties at any time
- Your personal information is securely and accurately stored and accessible for your review
Why does Human Kind Project collect personal information and how is such information used?
Human Kind Project will only collect personal information about you that you have provided in connection with making a donation only. For example, we collect personal information from you in order to:
- Establish and maintain donor relationships
- Meet auditory, professional and legal requirements
Human Kind Project will only use your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected except where you consent to us using the information for communicating with you in the future.
Mailing houses and other service providers
Human Kind Project will occasionally use mailing houses or other service providers to maximise the quality and efficiency of our communications. To the extent that these service providers may get access to personal information held by Human Kind Project and are authorised to use such information on behalf of Human Kind Project, we require such service providers to comply with applicable privacy legislation.
What personal information does Human Kind Project collect?
The personal information that we may ask for will depend on the type of relationship you have with Human Kind Project, for example, whether you are a supporter or donor.
Examples of the types of information collected include:
- Contact information such as name, address, e-mail address and phone number
- Financial details for payment of donations via credit card
How do we protect and store your information?
Human Kind Project will take all reasonable measures to securely store your personal information either in an electronic form and to keep this information accurate, complete and up to date.
Your information is stored in secured premises on electronic databases that require passwords and logins. This protects your information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We require our employees and data processors to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by Human Kind Project.
All personal information that is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was collected or that you ask us to delete is destroyed unless we need to keep it for legal reasons. All credit card information is tokenised, as per federal legislation dictates and cannot been seen neither in transit nor as a stored whole credit card number.
Will your information be disclosed to others?
Human Kind Project does not routinely disclose personal information to any other organisation, unless so required by law. Human Kind Project will not disclose your information to another organisation without your prior written consent.
What happens if you do not provide the information requested?
Human Kind Project will only ask for information that is necessary for the purposes of accepting a donation from you or an organisation that you represent. Should you not provide all information requested by Human Kind Project, we cannot guarantee completion of your donation.
How do you request your personal information from Human Kind Project?
You can request access to the personal information we have about you by e-mailing us directly at email@example.com Your personal information will be sent to you within seven (7) working days after receiving your request.
We will not send you unwanted communications
We may contact you via the email or mailing address you provided to us to keep you updated as to the work of Human Kind Project or to ask you for further support.
Should you wish to no longer receive communication(s) from Human Kind Project, please inform us by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we shall remove you from our communications database, this may take up to seven (7) working days.
Information collection on our website
For the purpose of streamlining our communications and marketing efforts Human Kind Project may collect and store the following information about visitors to our website:
- Server address
- Date and time of visit
- Web pages accessed and documents downloaded humankindproject.org.au
- Previous websites visited
- Type of browser used
Human Kind Project will only record your e-mail address if you make a donation through our website or if you send us a message.
Our donations page is hosted by a secure and accredited third party payment gateway, Stripe. Your credit card details are not stored by us or Stripe under any circumstance. The only information collected and retained is the amount of the donation, transaction date, name and contact details as completed on the donation form.