The protection of private and confidential information is fundamental to the Catholic Resources Limited ACN 080 995 044 trading as Church Resources (Church Resources).
Church Resources is committed to safeguarding personal information it holds on behalf of its viewers and is committed to do so in accordance with the requirements of the National Privacy Principles (NPP's) of the Privacy Act 1988.
This statement sets out Church Resources' policy relating to the collection, storage, access and use of personal information for all sites that form part of the network of Church Resources digital sites. For a list of all such sites or to find out more about these sites, visit www.cr.org.au.
Church Resources operates the Website. The Website allows viewers to subscribe to become Members, Subscribe to newsletters and to submit feedback on certain articles. Where a viewer Subscribes to, or submits a comment, the viewer must provide a name and email address for the purpose of identifying the viewer, which assists the Website's editorial and moderation process. Automatic collection: Cookies: We may use a feature of your browser called a cookie to assign your computer a 'User ID'. Cookies contain information by which Church Resources can identify your computer to our servers. You may configure your browser so that you are notified before a cookie is downloaded or so that your browser does not accept cookies. Church Resources may use information contained in cookies to make assumptions about the user of the computer and to provide users of that computer with focused advertising that Church Resources believes may be of interest, based on that information. In some cases a web page might contain more than one cookie, the information gathered from these different cookies are used to build statistical and demographical information which does not identify you personally to advertisers and Church Resources partners for marketing, promotional purposes.
To disable your cookies, please refer to the help menu within your Internet browser.
A viewer is not under any obligation to provide his or her personal information to Church Resources. However, if a person does not provide their personal information they may not be able to access requested product or services, or submit and have posted any comments submitted on news articles and the like.
Similarly, Church Resources may also refuse to post comments submitted where false or misleading personal information is supplied.
The personal information we collect from the Website and store may include (but is not limited to), name, address, contact details, gender, occupation, company and if relevant, financial information, including credit card information, banking details and income information.
Unless a viewer consents, Church Resources will only use personal information collected from the Website for the purpose of identifying and directly contacting the viewer.
However Your personal information may also be used in order to:
the personal information may also be collected to promote and market other services that we consider important or beneficial to our members and viewers, or not for profit status, process your recruitment application and conduct research into the recruitment process. Accordingly, Church Resource may write to any email address supplied by a viewer to confirm that the email address is genuine.
When enquiring on the Website, CR may provide only the information to a Preferred Partner, with whom we hold a current and valid confidentiality agreement, to assist in the fulfilling of your enquiry. In turn, that Preferred Partner will provide information back to Church Resources to ensure your enquiry has been fulfilled to your satisfaction.
Other than the above, Church Resources is not required in the course of its operations to disclose personal information to any outside parties.
In certain circumstances, Church Resources may be compelled by law to disclose personal information to various authorities, such as where Church Resources is compelled to disclose the personal information by a warrant.
CR uses the information supplied for the purpose given. Church Resources does not sell, rent or trade personal information collected from the Website to or with third parties.
Church Resources takes reasonable steps to protect any personal information that it holds from misuse and loss. It also protects that information from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. Only a viewer can access his or her personal information.
Church Resources maintains physical security, such as locks and security systems, over our electronic data stores and premises. It also maintains computer and network security, for example firewalls (security measures for the Internet), and other security measures, such as identification codes and passwords, to control access to computer systems.
Church Resources has appointed a Privacy Officer to oversee the management of personal information in accordance with this policy and the Commonwealth Privacy Act.
POST: PO Box 1522
TELEPHONE: 02 9439 2622
FACSIMILE: 02 9439 2802
For further information about privacy issues and the protection of privacy visit the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's website at http://www.privacy.gov.au.