Privacy Statement


Pat Cronin Foundation

Date of commencement 13/3/2020

We are the Pat Cronin Foundation (ABN: 99 612 532 788) (“us”, “we”, “our”).

This Privacy Policy explains how we collect and handle personal information. It tells you how to contact us if you have
any questions about how we handle your personal information.

  1. We respect your privacy

    1. The Pat Cronin Foundation respects your right to privacy and is committed to safeguarding the privacy of
      our donors, customers and website visitors. We adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles contained in
      the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). This policy sets out how we collect and treat your personal information.
    2. “Personal information” is information we hold which is identifiable as being about you.
  1. Collection of personal information

    1. The Pat Cronin Foundation will, from time to time, receive and store personal information you enter onto
      our website, provided to us directly or given to us in other forms.
    2. You may provide basic information such as your name, phone number, address and email address to enable
      us to send information, provide updates and process your donation, product or service order. We may
      collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback,
      when you provide information about your personal or business affairs, change your content or email
      preference, respond to surveys and/or promotions, provide financial or credit card information, or
      communicate with our staff, Board or volunteers.
    3. Additionally, we may also collect any other information you provide while interacting with us.
  1. How we collect your personal information

    1. The Pat Cronin Foundation collects personal information from you in a variety of ways, including when
      you interact with us electronically or in person, when you access our website and when we provide our
      services to you. We may receive personal information from third parties. If we do, we will protect it as
      set out in this Privacy Policy
  1. Use of your personal information

    1. The Pat Cronin Foundation may use personal information collected from you to provide you with
      information, updates and our services. We may also make you aware of new and additional products,
      services and opportunities available to you. We may use your personal information to improve our
      products and services and better understand your needs.
    2. The Pat Cronin Foundation may contact you by a variety of measures including, but not limited to
      telephone, email, sms or mail.
  1. Disclosure of your personal information

    1. We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional
      advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in
      this Policy. Personal information is only supplied to a third party when it is required for the delivery
      of our services.
    2. We may from time to time need to disclose personal information to comply with a legal requirement, such
      as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response
      to a law enforcement agency request.
    3. We may also use your personal information to protect the copyright, trademarks, legal rights, property
      or safety of Pat Cronin Foundation,, its donors, customers or third
    4. Information that we collect may from time to time be stored, processed in or transferred between parties
      located in countries outside of Australia.
    5. If there is a change of control in our Foundation or a sale or transfer of Foundation assets, we reserve
      the right to transfer to the extent permissible at law our user databases, together with any personal
      information and non-personal information contained in those databases. This information may be disclosed
      to a potential purchaser under an agreement to maintain confidentiality. We would seek to only disclose
      information in good faith and where required by any of the above circumstances.
    6. By providing us with personal information, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the types
      of disclosure covered by this Policy. Where we disclose your personal information to third parties, we
      will request that the third party follow this Policy regarding handling your personal information.
  1. Security of your personal information

    1. Pat Cronin Foundation is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure. In
      order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic
      and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference,
      loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
    2. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk. We cannot guarantee the
      security of any information that you transmit to us, or receive from us. Although we take measures to
      safeguard against unauthorised disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personal
      information that we collect will not be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy
  1. Access to your personal information

    1. You may request details of personal information that we hold about you in accordance with the provisions
      of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). A small administrative fee may be payable for the provision of
      information. If you would like a copy of the information, which we hold about you or believe that any
      information we hold on you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please
      email us at
    2. We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with information that we hold about you, in certain
      circumstances set out in the Privacy Act.
  1. Complaints about privacy

    1. If you have any complaints about our privacy practices, please feel free to send details of any
      complaint to or to
      the Pat Cronin Foundation PO Box 4230, Balwyn East, VIC 3103. We take complaints very seriously and will
      respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.
  1. Changes to Privacy Policy

    1. Please be aware that we may change this Privacy Policy in the future. We may modify this Policy at any
      time, in our sole discretion and all modifications will be effective immediately upon our posting of the
      modifications on our website or notice board. Please check back from time to time to review our Privacy
  1. Website

    1. When you visit our website
      • When you visit our website ( we may collect certain information
        such as browser type, operating system, website visited immediately before coming to our site,
        etc. This information is used in an aggregated manner to analyse how people use our site, such
        that we can improve our service.
    2. Cookies
      • We may from time to time use cookies on our website. Cookies are very small files which a
        website uses to identify you when you come back to the site and to store details about your use
        of the site. Cookies are not malicious programs that access or damage your computer. Most web
        browsers automatically accept cookies but you can choose to reject cookies by changing your
        browser settings. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website. Our
        website may from time to time use cookies to analyses website traffic and help us provide a
        better website visitor experience. In addition, cookies may be used to serve relevant ads to
        website visitors through third party services such as Google Adwords. These ads may appear on
        this website or other websites you visit.
    3. Third party sites
      • Our site may from time to time have links to other websites not owned or controlled by
        us. These links are meant for your convenience only. Links to third party websites do
        not constitute sponsorship or endorsement or approval of these websites. Please be aware
        that Pat Cronin Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practises of other such
        websites. We encourage our users to be aware, when they leave our website, to read the
        privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal identifiable

Approved by:

Matt Cronin