At the Adelaide Botanic Gardens Foundation, your privacy is important to us. We are bound by the Privacy Act in relation to the personal information you give us, and we give effect to these laws by adhering to the National Privacy Principles in our dealings with your personal information.
Collecting Personal Information
What information we collect:
In the course of its functions and activities, the Adelaide Botanic Gardens Foundation collects personal information about subscribers, people who request information about our projects and supporters who make donations ot or provide support to the organisation.
The information we collect would generally include your title, name, email address, postal address and other contact details. It may also include details relating to your relationship with us, for example booking details and details of donations or other support provided to the organisation. Unless you ask us not to, we may use the information to:
•• update you about the organisation and its projects or details of events;
•• solicit support for the organisation.
Where we collect the information:
We generally collect personal information about you directly from you, or from a person acting on your behalf when you provide information in relation to a request for information, making a ticket booking, GreenMail subscriber procedure or online registration. Accordingly, we collect information from telephone, email and written communications we have with you.
Disclosure of personal information:
We understand how important it is to keep your information private, and so we only disclose your personal information to third parties in certain limited circumstances.
Organisations to which we usually disclose information include:
•• service providers that assist us with certain functions and activities in completing its programs, in which case we impose appropriate privacy obligations on the service provider (e.g. we may use mailing houses to send information and materials to you);
•• government and regulatory authorities and other organisations, as required or authorised by law.
We do not provide your information to third parties for them to use to market their own products and services to you.
Management of personal information:
We take reasonable steps to ensure that all personal information held by the organisation is kept securely, both in a physical and electronic form, and to protect the information from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure, and from loss and misuse. We take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information which is no longer required for any lawful purpose is destroyed or permanently de-identified.
However some personal information may be held for a specific period of time due to statutory requirements.
Credit Card Security
The Adelaide Botanic Gardens Foundation collects financial information to execute purchase and donation transactions. We share this information with credit card processing organisations and necessary to complete the transactions, but no credit card information is shared with any third parties or stored permanently on our web server.
Access to and correction of personal information:
We take reasonable steps to ensure that all information we collect, use or disclose about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
If you believe that there is an error or information is missing please notify the Foundation and we will try to correct or add the information as soon as possible.
You may access your information held by us (subject to some exceptions allowed by law). If you would like to know what information we hold about you please contact the Foundation on 08 8222 9347. For security reasons you may be required to put your request in writing.
If we do not answer your concerns to your satisfaction you have the right to make a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner. The Privacy Commissioner may be contacted on 1300 363 992.
Need more information?
If you would like more information about privacy and the Privacy Act (including the National Privacy Principles), you can access the Privacy Commissioner’s website on: