yourtown Privacy Statement


This Privacy Statement was last updated on 30/09/19.


Our Privacy Commitment

yourtown is committed to protecting and securing your privacy and the personal information provided to us about you. All personal information collected and held by yourtown is protected in accordance with Privacy legislation and the Australian Privacy Principles.

What is personal or sensitive information?

Personal information is information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, address, and contact details. Sensitive information may include details such as bank account details (for financial transaction purposes) and health information (for program participation purposes).


How does yourtown collect and use your information?

yourtown will collect your personal or sensitive information by fair, lawful and non-intrusive means. We use your personal information to provide you with the relevant service, program, or product. All information held is retained, secured, and destroyed in accordance with applicable laws.


Will yourtown share your information with others?

yourtown will NOT, without your prior consent:

  • Use your personal or sensitive information for fundraising, advertising or the promotion of yourtown; or
  • Disclose information or distribute personal or sensitive information about you unless we are compelled to release information because of a law, court order, or contract requirement (for purposes such as protecting your health and safety or that of any other individual).

Reasonable steps will be taken to protect information about you from misuse, loss and unauthorised access, changes or disclosure.


How does yourtown ensure information is up-to-date?

You are responsible for informing yourtown of any changes to your personal details or circumstances, as applicable. 
yourtown will take reasonable steps to ensure information collected is accurate, complete and up-to-date.


How can you access information about you?

You can request access to your information by completing an application form. Click here for more information.


How can you make a complaint about the privacy of your information?

You can make a complaint about the privacy of your information by writing to the postal or email address.

Can I obtain a copy of your Privacy Policy?

Yes. Click here to view a copy of our Privacy Policy. View the Easy Read Version of our Privacy Policy here.

You may request a copy in an alternate format by contacting us via the contact details provided above.

Read more:

Fundraising Privacy Statement
Feedback and Complaints Policy
Feedback and Complaints Privacy Notice
Request to Access Records and Information