Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how Volunteering Gold Coast Inc ABN 47 631 886 431 (‘VGC’) deals with privacy issues relating to personal information which is provided by a person or entity (‘User’) who uses the website (‘Website’).

This Privacy Policy will describe:

  • How VGC will collect and handle a User’s personal information;
  • The kinds of personal information that VGC will collect and store;
  • The purpose for which VGC collect personal information.

The User’s Agreement to this Privacy Policy

By using the Website a User consents to the privacy practices as disclosed in this Privacy Policy noting that personal information about the User may be collected by VGC or its Associates in accordance with this Privacy Policy:

  • To contact the User in response to a query or feedback from the User or due to the information provided by the User;
  • To enable VGC or an Associate of VGC to provide the User with information;
  • To search and apply for volunteering positions or volunteering opportunities;
  • For any other purpose at VGC’s sole discretion.

Personal Information

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy personal information includes:

  • The User’s name;
  • The User’s contact details including telephone numbers, address and email address;
  • The User’s age, employment details, and other private information;
  • Any information the User enters into or provides to the Website.

Collecting the User’s Personal Information

VGC will not collect personal information about a User without that User’s consent and will only collect that personal information which a User voluntarily provides to VGC or makes available to VGC. 

The use of third party cookies may be used for remarketing purposes via Facebook. You will be advised of this when you enter the website and are given the opportunity to opt out of this if you choose. 

Protecting the User’s Personal Information

VGC will take all reasonable steps to protect the User’s personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access.

VGC will also destroy or de-identify any personal information which belongs to a User if that User requests that VGC do so.

Use of personal information for research purposes

VGC may use a User’s de-identified personal information for research purposes without obtaining the User’s consent.

Individuals Right of Access

A User can request to delete or amend any personal information stored by VGC or its Associates by contacting VGC. VGC will take all reasonable steps to allow a User to access the User’s personal information unless such access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of other individuals and other Users.

VGC reserves the right to amend and update this Privacy Policy at any time without giving notice.

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