UNITING CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA – DUBBO CONGREGATION
DUBBO UNITING CHURCH
This policy has been adopted by Dubbo Uniting Church in order to comply
with the requirements of the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act No
155 of 2000. The policy should be read together with the National
Privacy Principles (NPPs) set out in the Privacy Act. A copy of the NPPs
In this policy, a reference to
“Church” means The Uniting Church in Australia;
“Organisation” means Dubbo Uniting Church including
*Dubbo Uniting Church ABN 36 069 358 094
The Organisation will comply with the NPPs. If there is any
inconsistency between this policy and the NPPs, then the NPPs
Subject to paragraph 4, the Organisation will only use personal
information for the primary purpose for which it is collected. In
most cases, the purpose will relate to the spiritual, pastoral,
social educational and administrative functions of the Organisation.
Those functions include maintaining personal information for the
purpose of analysing the role of the Church in society and recording
the family histories of its members. The information may be
disclosed to scholars studying the Church and to relatives of Church
The Organisation will only use personal information about an
individual for a secondary purpose (i.e. something beyond the scope
of the primary purpose) if that individual has consented or the use
is otherwise permitted by the NPPs.
The Organisation will take reasonable steps to keep personal
information secure and will, subject to the NPPs, comply with any
request from a person to correct or remove his or her information.
The Organisation will appoint a Privacy Officer who will be
responsible for storing, correcting and giving people access to
personal information collected about them. The Organisation may
charge fees for access to personal information.
Personal information collected by the Organisation may be sensitive
information for the purpose of the NPPs (e.g. information about a
person’s religious beliefs). As a non-profit organisation, the
Organisation is permitted to collect sensitive information without a
person’s express consent. However, the Organisation will endeavour
to seek consent from a person if sensitive information is sought for
something other than the primary functions of the Organisation
described in paragraph 3.
The operating procedures (whether or not they are formalised in a
manual) of the Organisation will comply with this policy and the
9. The Organisation will appoint a Privacy Officer who will be
empowered to receive and deal with any complaint that the
Organisation has not complied with this policy or the NPP’s.
you have any questions about this Policy, please contact the
Organisation’s Privacy Officer by:
Telephone 02 6885 4200