Privacy Policy

Religions for Peace Australia: Privacy Policy

Religions for Peace Australia is committed to transparency regarding the collection and use of personal data. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in effect and we would like to take this opportunity to remind you about the information we collect, what we do with it, and the type of content we share.

As you know, Religions for Peace Australia has long been committed to advancing multi-religious consensus on peace, stopping war, eliminating poverty, and protecting the earth. To advance our mission, we regularly gather and share information from our various members to highlight progress and best-practices. We do this by sending emails and publishing stories on our website and social media platforms.

Religions for Peace Australia deems an individual’s right to keep their personal information private very important. The Religions for Peace Australia Website is committed to protecting and maintaining the privacy, accuracy and security of your personal information.

Collection of information

We will only collect information that is relevant to our relationship with you. The information we collect will include contact details, and other personal details that are directly relevant to our relationship. We will collect this information directly from you; or if we use other sources, we will tell you what they are.

How we use your information

We will not share, sell or trade or otherwise disclose or reveal your personal information to any organisations or persons.

We will limit the use of your personal information to:

  • Contacting you, either by mail, email, facsimile, telephonically, or other electronic means for the purposes of disseminating information relating to the Religions for Peace Australia, including but not limited to any newsletters, and other such information; or
  • Carrying out our work which may include gathering membership information for management purposes, planning, research and analysis; or to
  • Fulfil our legal requirements (for example, disclosure to law enforcement agencies or the courts;)

Who will use your information

We will not share, sell or trade your personal information to any organisations or person.

Your information is secure

  • We will use up-to-date techniques and processes which meet certain minimum standards to ensure that your personal information is kept secure and confidential.
  • Only those persons who perform services on our behalf, and are authorised to handle your information, will have access to your personal information.
  • We will not retain any of your information for any longer than it is required by us.
  • We will, with your help, keep your personal information accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • You have access to your information
  • You can access the personal information we hold about you and request corrections.

Religions for Peace Australia is bound by the National Privacy Principles for the handling of personal information. To find out more about your privacy rights, you may follow this link, located in the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner