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Privacy Policy

Thread Together is committed to respecting the privacy of supporters and online visitors and pledges its best efforts to that end. Please read the following policy to understand how any personal information received by Thread Together will be treated.

This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically. If you have any questions in relation to Thread Together’s privacy and security policy please contact us.

In general, you can visit the Thread Together website without telling us who you are or revealing anything about yourself. Our service provider automatically recognises and records each visitor’s domain name server address, date and time of visit to the Thread Together website and pages viewed. Our service provider only discloses aggregate information to us about the number and types of visitors and does not collect personally identifiable information (such as email address, name and address). This is anonymous statistical data and no attempt will be made by Thread Together to identify users on their web browsing activities. We use this data to only evaluate our website performance and improve the content of the website. Thread Together does not collect sensitive information, such as political or religious beliefs, about supporters or online visitors.

When you choose to donate money to us through the Thread Together website you are transferred to the Donorbox PTY website (www.donorbox.org) to process your donation.

Details you provide on the secure Donorbox page are collected by Donorbox under their Terms of Use for the provision of their payment services, including risk assessment and authorisation by their bank., Your information is protected by Donorbox’s Security & Privacy Policy and Donorbox’s terms and conditions may wholly or partly supersede the Thread Together Privacy Policy. Please see the Donorbox website to view their Security & Privacy Policy (https://donorbox.org/privacy).

Under Donorbox’s Security & Privacy Policy, they will provide some information about you to Thread Together to enable us to accept your donation. This information will include your name, e-mail address, business name and Australian Business Number if a business, telephone number, mailing address, shipping address, the date and amount of the transaction. However your credit card or bank account number will not be shown to Thread Together.

We may utilise Remarketing, this is a way for us to connect with users, based upon their past interactions with the Thread Together website. Third-party marketing vendors may be hired by Thread Together to perform remarketing services. As a result, third-party vendors, including Google, may show Thread Together ads on sites on the internet. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to Thread Together’s website.

To opt out of customized Google Display Network ads click here. To find out more about how Google uses any data it collects please visit https://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. Any information collected is used only for remarketing purposes and will not be used by them for any other purpose.

Thread Together is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect the personally identifiable information that is provided to us. We do not sell, swap or give any data to any external company or organisation. Thread Together, however, may release information about you where we are required by law to disclose the information. Unfortunately no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect personal information, Thread Together cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we employ our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems which cannot be accessed by outside agencies or non-Thread Together staff.

Thread Together is committed to respecting the privacy of its supporters and online visitors and pledges its best efforts to that end and embraces the principles contained in the Privacy Act. The Thread Together policy on how any personal information received by Thread Together will be treated as outlined in the Thread Together Privacy Policy above. 

This policy may change from time to time. Personal information is collected to process donations, issue tax receipts and send updates. If you no longer wish to receive information by mail or email you can send a communication by email to communications@threadtogether.org. If you have any questions in relation to Thread Together’s Privacy Policy or to make a complaint about a breach please contact us at communications@threadtogether.org.