Privacy Policy

Dated 30 November 2022

Privacy Policy

1. Policy Statement 

Dr Rose McGready Foundation Limited (ABN: 46 657 237 682) (the Foundation) acknowledges the importance of privacy to its donors, members, staff and other individuals that the Foundation has dealings with. The Foundation is committed to compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Act) to protect your personal information.

In accordance with the Act, personal information in this privacy policy means any information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:

(a) whether the information or opinion is true or not; and

(b) whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.

This Privacy Policy details how the Foundation deals with or handles your personal information. The information contained in this privacy policy are subject to the requirements of the Act and other laws. Please be aware that the Foundation may update this privacy policy from time to time.

2. Collection of Personal Information 

The types of personal information the Foundation may collect include: 

  • Your name;

  • Your home or other address;

  • Your email address;

  • Your telephone number; 

  • Your identification details; 

  • credit card information, bank account details or any other financial details;

  • information about your interests, opinions and preferences in connection with the Foundation’s charity activities;

  • records of your interactions with the Foundation in connection with the Foundation’s charity activities;

  • other information you provide to the Foundation; and

  • any other personal information that may be required in order to facilitate the Foundation’s dealings with you.

Some of the personal information is collected pursuant to laws requirements including, but not limited to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Cth), and the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

The Foundation collects the aforementioned types of personal information in various ways, including but not limited to: 

  • directly from you, such as via telephone, email or submissions;

  • from your donation form details;

  • from your financial institute when you make a payment;

  • from your interaction with the Foundation’s website and social media;

  • from records of communications and activity;

  • from your application or acceptance of donation;

  • from public sources; and

  • from third parties in connection with the Foundation’s charity activity.

3. What the Foundation Does with Personal Information 

The Foundation collects, stores, uses and discloses personal information for purposes including the following: 

  • to operate the Foundation’s charity activity; 

  • to respond to your enquiries and requests; 

  • for recruitment and internal management of the Foundation’s matters; 

  • for identification; 

  • to interact with third-parties in connection with the Foundation’s charity activity; 

  • where you give consent to the Foundation for the use or disclosure of your personal information; 

  • for purposes of record-keeping, research, planning, service development, security and compliance with laws; 

  • to the extent that the Foundation is authorised by law to do so, and to defend and exercise its legal rights;

  • to perform functions and activities relating to the Foundation’s charity purposes; and

  • to provide you with information about the Foundation. You can notify the Foundation if you do not wish to receive such information at

The Foundation may not be able to interact or deal with you if you do not provide it with sufficient information. 

The Foundation may also use your information for direct marketing. The Foundation uses your information to promote the charity activities and other services in connection with the Foundation’s charitable purposes. This marketing materials may be sent to you by email, post, phone or SMS. You will have an opportunity to opt out of receiving future marketing materials at any time.

4. Who the Foundation Shares Personal Information with 

The Foundation may share your personal information with other individuals or organisations such as:

  • the Foundation’s employees, contractors and volunteers; 

  • third party service providers such as organisations that assist the Foundation by providing consulting, website operation, professional service and electronic payment service; 

  • your and the Foundation’s representatives; 

  • professional advisors such as lawyers and accountants; and

  • Government authorities and courts.

Some of the third parties the Foundation shares personal information with may be in countries other than Australia. For example, some third-party service providers in connection with the Foundations' charity service such as Google, Microsoft and Stripe may store the data in numerous locations overseas. The Foundation uses Stripe to handle and deal with payments. For more information about how Stripe collects and processes data, please refer to Stripe’s privacy policy.

The Foundation will not send your personal information to any personal located outside Australia unless it is authorised by law and the Foundation is satisfied that the recipient of the personal information has adequate data protection policy in accordance with the Act.

5. The Foundation’s Website 

The Foundation and the third-party service providers in connection with the Foundation’s charity purpose use various technologies such as clickstream, cookies and digital email service.

Clickstream data Collection

The website’s server automatically logs and collects clickstream data for statistical and system administration purposes. The types of data collected include: 

  • the domain name; 

  • the IP addresses; 

  • The type of browser; 

  • aggregate information in relation to the date and time when the Foundation’s website is accessed; 

  • aggregate information in relation to operating systems; and

  • aggregate information in relation to what page is accessed. 


The Foundation’s website uses cookies to enhance the overall user experience relating to the Foundation’s charity purposes.

The Foundation may use session cookies, and other similar technologies to recognise your device and provide personalisation, as well as to help the Foundation understand where the Foundation’s visitors are going and how much time they spend there. 

You may not be able to access or fully use the Foundation’s website and services if your device does not allow cookies from the Foundation.  

Third party services

The Foundation’s website may use Google services such as Google Analytics. For more information about how Google collects and processes data, please refer to Google’s privacy policy.

6. Security 

The Foundation has implemented a number of measures to protect the security and integrity of your personal information in physical and digital form. The measures the Foundation used include encryption of data, installation of a firewall, premises security, access controls, and backups. The Foundation stores personal information with the assistance of third-party service providers.

the Foundation will destroy or de-identify your personal information once it is no longer needed, not contained in a Commonwealth record and not required to be kept by law.

7. Access to and Correction of Your Information 

If you wish to request access to your personal information for the purpose of updating, deleting or correcting your personal information, please contact the Foundation at or via the Foundation’s website Get in Touch form . Someone will contact you within a reasonable period after the request is made.

In some circumstances, the Foundation may not be authorised by the Act to provide you with access to personal information including for the purposes of amendment. In these circumstances, the Foundation will provide you with the reason(s) for such refusal.

8. Queries and Complaints 

If you have any queries in relation to privacy, your personal information or complaint, please do not hesitate to contact the Foundation via the methods as set out below: 


Address: Colquhoun Murphy Lawyers, 31 Torrens Street, Braddon ACT 2600

Website: Get in Touch

If you make a complaint, the Foundation may request additional details from you and may need to engage or consult with professional opinion in order to deal with your complaint. The Foundation will keep records of your request and respond to you in relation to your complaint within a reasonable period after the request is made. 

Date of Publication – 30 November 2022