Privacy Statement

Barnardos Practice Development Centre is committed to comply with legislative initiatives such as the Privacy Act and the National Privacy Principles to safegaurd its customers, staff and supporters.

Barnardos Practice Development Centre only collects information that is necessary for us to properly conduct our services.

When you visit this web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and web site use information (statistics) collected on an aggregate basis as you browse the site.

Personal Information
Personal information includes name and contact details, transaction history and any communications you have with us, such as special requests. This information is collected from a number of sources including website contact and registration forms. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.

Web Site Use Information
Our web site utilises a standard technology called "cookies" and web server log files to collect information about how our web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our web site, and the web sites visited just before and after our web site.

The information we collect is used to:

  • process transactions
  • improve service delivery
  • respond to your comments or questions
  • offer goods or services that may be of interest to you
  • assist with reporting purposes

At no time will Barnardos Practice Development Centre sell, rent or give away any personal information for use by third parties.

Barnardos Practice Development Centre does not retain information that we do not need to properly conduct our services. We try to ensure that all information that we do retain is accurate, complete and up-to-date.

We make all reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is stored securely, both in electronic and physical forms.

If you believe we have breached your privacy rights in any way, please contact the Barnardos Australia Privacy Officer:

Ms S Tregeagle
Privacy Officer
Barnardos Australia
GPO Box 9996

We will try to satisfy any questions that you have and correct any errors on our part. If we do not answer your concerns to your satisfaction you have the right to make a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner.

Last updated 01 March 2010