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Privacy Policy

Australia Women and Children Protection and Development (ABN 17 762 089 271 ) ("AWCPD"), referred to as 'we', 'us', and 'our', is committed to safeguarding the privacy of the personal information that we collect from you, possess, and utilize. 'Personal information' simply refers to information that identifies you. We adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.

This policy is applicable to personal information that you directly provide to us, through our programs or events, via online channels, and personal information that we obtain from third parties. This policy does not cover employee records. Furthermore, this policy does not generally apply to information we collect about corporate entities, as typically, such information is not considered 'personal information'.

Collecting Your Personal Information

a) Personal Information We Collect

The types of personal information AWCPD collects and holds include, but are not limited to:

- Contact details, including your name, address, phone, email, social media profile details;
- Date of birth;
- Credit card details;
- Bank account details;
- Australian Business Number (ABN);
- Dietary requirements;
- Information contained on business cards;
- Photographs, film, audio, or other recordings.

b) Information Collected from Our Websites

AWCPD collects and stores information about visitors to its website, including:

- Server IP address;
- Domain name;
- Date and time of visit;
- Web pages accessed and documents downloaded;
- Previous site visited;
- Type of browser used;
- Screen monitor resolution.

This information is collected in aggregated form and does not directly identify individual visitors. It is used to measure site traffic and to tailor website content to visitor preferences. Browsing our site without entering personal information allows you to remain anonymous.

c) How We Collect Personal Information

We collect personal information from individuals who apply for or participate in our programs, mentors, job applicants, email subscribers, consultants, students, donors, event attendees, those who make inquiries, or otherwise come into contact with us, through:

- Our websites;
- In-person or phone inquiries and contact;
- Written inquiries and correspondence;
- Applications to participate in our programs;
- Job applications;
- Mentor intake procedures;
- Student intake procedures;
- At networking and AWCPD events;
- From third parties, such as recruitment agents.

Use of Personal Information by AWCPD

AWCPD will use or disclose personal information only for the primary purpose for which it was collected or a closely related secondary purpose. We will use your personal information in ways you would reasonably expect. Key uses include:

a) Direct Marketing

We may use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, such as sending newsletters or other relevant information about women and children protection and development. Our direct marketing always includes an 'unsubscribe' option.

b) Photographs and Media

We may use photos from our events for promotional purposes, with your consent. Otherwise, use of photographs, films, or recordings will be in accordance with our 'Content Release Form'.

c) Program Applications and Participation

Information from applicants is collected to facilitate program engagement and may be used in promotional materials, following agreements made for those programs.

d) Payments, Donations, and Invoicing

Personal information is used to process payments, donations, or prepare invoices.

e) Contacting You

To respond to inquiries or for other reasons, we may contact you using the personal information provided.

f) Job Applications and Engaging Third Parties

Information from job applicants or consultants is collected for employment or engagement purposes.

Sharing Personal Information

Personal information may be disclosed to employees, consultants, or authorized third parties only for the purposes stated above. We aim not to share personal information with overseas entities without consent.


Changes to Privacy Policy

AWCPD may update this Privacy Policy as needed. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. Please check back periodically for updates.


Our Contact Details

Privacy Officer

Australia Women and Children Protection and Development (ABN 17 762 089 271)

Address: U2,GF, 1-5 Weston St, Brunswick Vic 3056

Tel: (03) 9190 8980


Dated: 15 March 2024 version 2024-03

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