The 4K respects and upholds your rights to privacy protection under the Federal Privacy Act 1988, specifically in relation to the amendments made by the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 in regulating how we collect, use and disclose and hold your personal information.
Our commitment to the security and confidentiality of your information is focused on ensuring your privacy is protected and respected. We regularly update our practices to accommodate changes in technology, legislation and our own operating systems.
The 4K website (www.the4k.com.au) provides information on a range of our activities and the people we support including, carers, families, professionals, supporters and volunteers.
What information is collected?
The 4K collects personal information that you can provide to us for a specific nominated purpose such as making a donation or purchasing tickets to our events. This information can include, name, address, telephone contact, email address and bank/credit card details.
We may feature photographs or digital images of various individuals on our website. These images are taken and displayed with the permission of the individuals involved. If you are one or more of the persons featured in these images and would like them removed, please get in touch with us via the contact details below.
Credit Card Security:
Donations you make to the 4K using our online donation form are secured SSL, an encrypted link between our server and your information. Your connection to our donation page is encrypted, which means that your personal information, including credit card number, name and address cannot be viewed by a third party as the information travels across the internet.
How the information is used:
Use of information by the 4K may include sending you email newsletters, processing online donations, booking and providing tickets to our events or providing information on upcoming events and following up any enquiries you have made through our website.
No information that identifies you is collected via just visiting and browsing our website. To assist with improvements to our website, non-identifying statistical information may be collected. This could include the address of your server, the top-level domain name( such as.com,.edu,.gov, , pages accessed or downloaded, search terms used, the date and time of your visit, your operating system(such as Windows) or browser system (such as Internet Explorer) and the site from which you entered the 4K website of which you exited from.
Changes to your personal information:
$k will provide access to and make corrections to your personal information at your request, except in circumstances set out in the Privacy Act 1988. Personal Information will not be disclosed to or used for purposes other than the stated uses, functions and activities of the 4K unless disclosure is required or authorised by law.