The Leprosy Mission Australia is committed to internet privacy as a matter of legal requirement and ethical choice. This policy relates to the privacy, security, and use of your information in relation to this website, and The Leprosy Mission Australia. Briefly,
- We do not collect information concerning individual visitors unless that information is voluntarily disclosed (for example by completing an order form, a donation form, a membership form, or some other form in which you provide information about yourself);
- We monitor general trends in the use of our website, but do not track individual visitors unless that visitor logs on as a donor (see Private Areas below); individuals who join The Leprosy Mission Australia online or who sign up for specific services will only be contacted for purposes related to our work;
- At any time, users who have signed up for a specific service can have their names removed from the relevant contact list (see Opting Out below);
- We do not share the information voluntarily disclosed to us with any other organisation.
Normal Website Usage
You can visit all public areas of The Leprosy Mission Australia’s website without identifying yourself. As you browse, the only information we may typically collect from your visit is the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests.
This information is collected on an aggregate basis. We use it for internal review only and do not share it with outside parties. We use it to measure site activity and to improve the quality of our site for the future use of our visitors.
If you log onto private areas of our website (for example, as a registered donor), additional information will be tracked, such as the pages visited and requests for specific information. Such data would be used to attempt to provide updated information on areas of interest to you when you return to the site. We do not collect any other information – such as the name, mailing address, email address, or phone number of the visitor – without the visitor’s knowledge and permission.
Your Privacy Secured
Personally identifiable information that you provide in this way will not be given to any other organisation. The Leprosy Mission Australia does not sell, rent or exchange names, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, or postal addresses. Nor do we disclose any financial information to partners or any other third parties. The Leprosy Mission Australia website will not post personal contact information of volunteers, including their email addresses, street addresses, and phone numbers, without that individual’s consent.
This site contains hypertext links to other sites. The Leprosy Mission Australia is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
The Leprosy Mission Australia uses industry-accepted data collection and encryption methods to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information. We will make every effort to safeguard the privacy of our donors’ information. However, we cannot guarantee the confidentiality of this site, and we shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect of your use of this site, or any information you transmitted to or from this site.
People who join or donate via our website and provide an email address receive our electronic newsletters, sent out periodically.
You always have the option to personalise mailing regularity, or to opt out, and can do so via a number of methods including via our Contact Us page, or calling us (toll-free from a landline) on 1800 LEPROSY (1800 537 767).