Every Nation Melbourne North East (the Church), which includes its website everynation.org.au, is a not-for-profit organization committed to protecting your individual privacy as a volunteer or employee of the Church (Staff), or as a person attending our Church services, or as an online visitor to our website.
This Policy outlines how we collect and manage both personal information collected from our website and by the officers of the Church and Staff, and congregation members as part of carrying out our various operations, activities, events and conducting our Sunday Church services (together ‘Services’).
We respect the privacy and confidentiality of the information provided by you and adhere at all times to the Australian Privacy Principles.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
-information you provide to us through our activities, events and Services we offer from time to time or through visits by our representatives; and
-we may also collect health information where it is reasonably necessary to provide our activities or events. This health information includes any food allergies / intolerances or other allergies (together ‘Personal Data’).
Any other Personal Data collected is only what is required to offer our Services, and is kept in secure storage and only accessible by our personnel who are required to have access to provide our Services.
We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under 18 years of age unless it is provided to us by a parent or guardian in order that we may include the person under 18 years of age in Church organized events or activities. If we become aware that a child under 18 years of age has provided us with Personal Data without the knowledge or consent of a parent or guardian, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you are the parent or guardian of a person under 18 years of age and you believe they have provided us with Personal Data without your consent, then please contact us.
You can review, correct, update or delete your Personal Data by contacting us directly to do so.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Personally Identifiable Information:
We use the information we collect to deliver our Services to you, including: communicating with you, notifying you of our Services, updates, events and activities, sharing useful content, to establish and maintain your involvement with the Church, and to enable us to diagnose any website problems. Any food allergies / intolerances or other allergies or health information is collected for consideration when providing our catering services and is only accessible by individuals associated with our Services who are under the same duty of privacy.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information:
We also use the information we collect in aggregated and anonymised forms to improve our Services, including: administering our website, producing reports and analytics, surveys, advertising our Services, identifying user demands and assisting in meeting your needs generally.
COMMUNICATION ABOUT OUR SERVICES
Communications about our Services are only sent to you if you have requested or subscribed to them. We offer information about our upcoming events, activities and Services which may be of interest and where we may ask for volunteer assistance. You can opt out of our communications at any time by emailing us or otherwise contacting us and your request will be actioned immediately.
STORAGE AND SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
To enable us to deliver our Services, we may transfer information that we collect about you, including Personal Data, across borders for storage and processing in countries other than Australia e.g. on other hosting servers. If your Personal Data is transferred and processed outside Australia, it will only be transferred to countries that have adequate and similar privacy protections.
We retain your personal information for as long as needed to provide Services to you and as otherwise necessary to comply with our legal obligations. In the event there is a breach of our security and your Personal Data is compromised, we will promptly notify you in compliance with the applicable law.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
SHARING YOUR INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
We do not and will not sell or deal in Personal Data or any customer information.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may from time to time need to disclose certain information, which may include your Personal Data, to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request. Also, we may use your Personal Data to protect the rights, property or safety of everynation.org.au, our Church, Staff, congregation or third parties.