Catholic Resources Limited
- How does Church Resources collect
- What if a viewer does not want to
provide personal information?
- What kind of Personal Information
does Church Resources store?
- How will Church Resources use
- Your Access to Personal Information
- Will Personal Information be
disclosed to anyone else?
- How is Personal Information
- More Information?
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
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.churchresources.com.au.
2. How does Church Resources collect personal
Church Resources operates
the Website. The Website allows viewers
to subscribe to become members, subscribe to daily newsletters and to submit
comments on certain news 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,
To disable your cookies, please refer to the help menu within your Internet
What if a viewer does not want to provide
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.
4. What kind of personal information does Church
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.
How will Church Resources use Personal
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:
provide the services
and information you require;
manage those services,( including charging billing and collecting Debts if
inform you of CR
activities, events, facilities and services;
the viewer with news articles, or other materials
checks for credit worthiness and for fraud;
and expand our facilities and services;
understanding of our members', and viewers needs to provide a better service in
all its areas of activities;
maintain and develop
our internal systems and infrastructure including upgrading of these systems;
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
recruitment application and conduct research into the recruitment process.
Resource may write to any email address supplied by a viewer to confirm that
the email address is genuine.
5. Your Access to Personal Information
Any viewer may retrieve
a copy of the personal information Church Resources holds about that viewer by
contacting Church Resources using the email address that the viewer supplied at
6. Will Personal Information be disclosed to anyone
When posting a comment a
viewer has submitted on the Website, Church Resources will post the viewer's
name next to the comment to identify to other viewers who has submitted the
comment. Church Resources will not post a
viewer's email address unless the viewer has requested Church Resource to do
Other than the above,
Church Resources is not required in the course of its operations to disclose
personal information to any outside parties.
Church Resources uses
Listbox (listbox.com) to deliver the emails and enewsletters that you may ask
to receive. Listbox stores the personal information on behalf of Church
Resources but all data, including emails, list
content, subscriber lists and any list information disseminated through the
Listbox.com services for Church Resources, is the express property of Church
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.
7. How is Personal Information protected?
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 further protects the personal information by educating
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.
from time to time. Please
9. More Information?
more information about the way Church Resources manages personal
information, or if you wish to make a complaint about how Church Resources have
handled personal information about you, please
contact our Privacy Officer, using the following contact details.
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.
last updated on 4/12/2008.