Effective Date: 09-10-23

1. Introduction

Africause (“we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you interact with our organisation.

2. Information We Collect

We may collect various types of personal information from individuals who interact with our organization, including but not limited to:

    • Names
    • Contact information (email addresses, phone numbers, postal addresses)
    • Donor information
    • Volunteer information
    • Membership information
    • Event registration details
    • Communication preferences

3. How We Use Your Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

    • To communicate with you regarding our activities, events, and updates.
    • To process donations and provide receipts.
    • To manage and administer volunteer opportunities.
    • To facilitate membership-related activities.
    • To organise and promote events and activities.
    • To analyse and improve our services.
    • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

4. Disclosure of Your Information

We may share your personal information with third parties in the following situations:

    • With service providers and vendors who assist us in carrying out our operations.
    • When required by law, such as in response to a court order or legal process.
    • To protect our rights, safety, and the safety of others.
    • In connection with the sale, merger, or transfer of all or part of our organisation.

5. Your Choices and Rights

You have certain rights regarding your personal information:

    • You may opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time.
    • You may request access to, correction of, or deletion of your personal information.
    • You may withdraw your consent for the processing of your information (where applicable).

To exercise these rights or for any privacy-related inquiries, please contact us at 03 9042 1604.

6. Security

We employ reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

7. Children’s Privacy

Our organisation does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under 13, we will take steps to delete it.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on our website with an updated “Effective Date.”

9. Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at 03 9042 1604.

10. Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.