The EDit Group is committed to protecting your privacy. The EDit Group is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which sets out a number of principles concerning The EDit Group’s handling of personal information.
Collection of your personal information
There are many aspects of The EDit Group’s website, located at URL https://edit.org.au/ (the Website), which can be viewed without providing any personal information to The EDit Group. However, for access to The EDit Group support, to fundraise or to provide a donation you are required to submit personally identifiable information, such as your name, computer type and information about how you are using the Website. Similarly, we may ask you to provide contact and other details, such as your name, phone number, postal and email address to utilise other aspects of the Website, including donating to The EDit Group, signing up as a volunteer, setting up a fundraising page, seeking support for you or someone else, or subscribing to the The EDit Group newsletter.
The EDit Group collects information about those we support, such as their name, the effects of their service, and other relevant information for the purpose of providing assistance to wounded men, women and their families. This is also done in order to promote The EDit Group’s purpose of raising and administering funds to support transitioning Defence members.
Donations, volunteering and other support
If you make a donation, volunteer with The EDit Group, or are otherwise involved in supporting The EDit Group, we may collect personal information about you for the purpose of facilitating your support. For example, if you volunteer, The EDit Group may need to collect your name and contact details, for the purpose of managing your volunteering. The EDit Group may also use your contact details to provide you with information about the activities of The EDit Group, such as via The EDit Group’s newsletter.
Photographs and recordings
The EDit Group may, either by ourselves or via contracted third parties, take photographs and make audio and video recording during the course of events which The EDit Group organises or is associated with, for the purpose of promoting The EDit Group and raising and administering funds to support wounded soldiers.
If you subscribe to our newsletter, The EDit Group will need to collect personal information about you, such as your name, email address and postcode, which it will use to provide you with The EDit Group‘s newsletter. If you do not wish to receive this information you may contact The EDit Group using the contact details listed below in the ‘Contact Us’ section.
Contactors and employment applications
The EDit Group collects personal information, such as names, contact details, ABNs, and bank account details about its contractors for payment purposes.
The EDit Group collects personal information about job applicants, such as their name, address, contact details, current and past employment information, and educational qualifications. The EDit Group will also hold personal information about its current and former employees.
Sharing of your personal information
The EDit Group may disclose your personal information to other entities and persons for the purposes specified in the section above (‘Collection of your personal information’). For example, we may occasionally use other entities to provide services on our behalf, such as handling customer support enquiries. The EDit Group will provide those entities with only the personal information they need to deliver the service. The EDit Group takes reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
The EDit Group will only disclose your personal information to another person for the purpose The EDit Group collected the information or for purposes that are related to that purpose. The EDit Group will only disclose your personal information to another person for another purpose if you provide consent or The EDit Group is required or authorised by law to disclose it for that purpose.
Use of your personal information
The purposes for which we will use personal information will depend on our interaction with you. The EDit Group will only use your personal information for the purpose The EDit Group collected the information or for purposes that are related to that purpose. The EDit Group will only use your personal information for another purpose if you provide consent or The EDit Group is required or authorised by law to use it for that purpose.
The EDit Group promotion material
Please be aware that The EDit Group may use the personal information you provide to The EDit Group to provide you with information about The EDit Group via our newsletter and to promote The EDit Group’s purpose of raising and administering funds to support wounded soldiers. If you do not wish to receive the newsletter or other promotional material, you may contact The EDit Group using the contact details listed in the ‘Contact Us’ section.
Storage of your personal information
The EDit Group holds your personal information in a combination of hard copy and electronic files.
The EDit Group will take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to protect your personal information from the risk of misuse, interference and loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. For example, we have systems and procedures in place to safeguard information, including the use of technical measures such as encrypted servers and maintaining physical security in order to prevent unauthorised access to records, documents and materials.
We will take steps to destroy or de-identify your personal information where we no longer require it.
We may collect information in the form of ‘cookies’ about your visit to the Website via ‘cookies’. Cookies are non-personally identifiable information, and include information about the device you used to browse the Website (such as browser type, version and language, and operating system), information about the pages viewed while browsing the Website (pages visited, day and time of your visit, whether you used a search engine to find us, and referring website address), and some geographical information about what country and state you are in. This collected information is used solely for The EDit Group’s internal purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalised content to you while you are at the Website.
If you wish, you can set your browser to reject cookies, or to notify you when you receive one in order to accept or reject such receipt in each instance
Accessing and correction of your personal information
You have a right to access and correct your personal information that is held by The EDit Group, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please contact The EDit Group using the contact details listed in the ‘Contact Us’ section. The EDit Group reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for, and providing you with access to, your personal information on a per request basis.
Privacy complaints and further information
If you have a concern about your privacy, The EDit Group’s compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles, or a query on how The EDit Group handles your personal information, please contact us using the contact details listed in the ‘Contact Us’ section. We will respond to your query or complaint as soon as reasonably practicable.
If you are not satisfied with our response, you may also contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
Attn: Privacy Section
The EDit Group
460-492 Beaudesert Rd, Salisbury, QLD 4107
Phone: 1300 003 348