The Birthing Kit Foundation (Australia) respects and honours our supporters and partners and the mothers and children we provide aid to, and your right to be treated courteously, fairly and have your privacy protected. Accordingly, the Foundation has opted to comply with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 and the National Privacy Principles which form part of that Act, in its management of personal information and sensitive information related to race, religion, political affiliation or to any health information it may collect. The Foundation follows these national principles in its collection, use, maintenance, disclosure and storage of such information.
The Foundation collects and uses personal information such as name, address, email address, telephone number and donation activity from membership applications, donations, and enquiries. We use your information to inform you about our activities in helping to ensure a clean birth for underprivileged women and children in developing countries, and to fundraise for those activities. We also collect information about our partners and aid recipients including photographs. We do not disclose your information to any third party except when you have given your consent or when required by law, and we keep your information in secure databases.
Foundation collectors wear authorised identification indicating whether they are staff or volunteers, and all solicitation materials will contain the Foundation’s logo and contact details.
If you would like to access the information we hold about you, correct it or have your name removed from our database, please contact us or write to the Privacy Officer, Birthing Kit Foundation (Australia) PO Box 330, Belair, S.A. 5052.