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All of the material published on this website is for information purposes only and does not constitute advice. The information on this site is current at the date of publication but may be subject to change. Whilst St Michael's Uniting Church (St Michael's) has made every effort to ensure that the information is free from error, St Michael's does not guarantee that the information or images are current, complete or correct and shall therefore not be liable. St Michael's shall not be liable for errors, omissions in, delays or interruptions to or cessation of access to this website, through negligence or for any other reason whatsoever. St Michael's does not guarantee that this website or third party websites will be free from viruses and shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage howsoever caused by any virus.
References to other sites are provided as an information service only and should not necessarily be construed as an endorsement. Conversely, omissions should not be construed as non-endorsement. Although every care is taken to provide links to suitable material from this site, the nature of the Internet prevents us from guaranteeing the quality, suitability, completeness or accuracy of any of the material that this site may be linked to. Consequently, St Michael's shall not be liable for the content of that material including any unsuitable or inaccurate material that may be encountered.
Also, St Michael's shall not be liable for the accuracy or legitimacy of information found elsewhere on the Internet and there is no guarantee that any of the sites listed will be available at any particular time. Subject to any terms implied by law and which cannot be excluded, St Michael's shall not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense (whether direct or indirect) incurred by you as a result of any error, omission or misrepresentation in any information in this site. St Michael's does not guarantee any services which might be announced nor provide any authorisation, direct or indirect, relating to use of information or links.
Except for the copyright in these Terms and Conditions of use, St Michael's asserts copyright and all other intellectual property rights in this website, unless otherwise stated. Except where indicated to the contrary, all trade marks which appear on this website are the property of St Michael's and are indicated by the appropriate symbol.
St Michael's also reserves copyright and all other intellectual property rights in all its documents and images appearing on or linked to this website. Users of this website may download a single copy of these documents and images for their personal use only. Except where allowed in this notice or permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) or other applicable laws, no information appearing on or linked to by this website in which St Michael's has reserved copyright shall be reproduced in any form, adapted or transmitted in any form by any process, including electronic form, without St Michael's' express permission.
St Michael's may withdraw completely, or suspend for a period of time, this website, or access to it for any reason including without limitation:
- if there is an interruption, fault, virus, unauthorised access, denial of service or other malicious attack on any part of our computer or telecommunications system;
- if you use this website for an inappropriate purpose, including the storage or transmission of inappropriate or offensive material.
Limitation of Liability
St Michael's liability in connection with the supply of services to you is, to the maximum extent permitted by law, limited to supplying of the services again, or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
St Michael's respects the privacy of its clients, agents and associates and protects your personal information. St Michael's complies with the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) as implemented under the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 (Privacy Act), which came into effect on 21 December 2001. The Privacy Act established a national scheme for the handling of personal information by private sector organisations. The NPPs are the minimum privacy standards.
Collection of your Personal Information
St Michael's only collects personal information from you, which is necessary for conducting its business, providing its services to you and meeting its legal obligations. St Michael's collects personal information about you only by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way.
St Michael's takes reasonable steps to ensure that you know why St Michael's is collecting your personal information, what St Michael's uses it for, to whom St Michael's discloses it and how you can access it to ensure its accuracy. Where reasonable and practicable to do so, St Michael's collects personal information about you directly from you. Generally, St Michael's may collect personal information about you when you meet with us in person, contact us by telephone, facsimile or email, correspond with us by mail or when you request further information about our services through our website.
Generally, St Michael's only collects personal information from our website when you provide it to us voluntarily, for example when you complete an electronic form requesting further details about our services or submit your curriculum vitae on our website. Occasionally, while acting on your behalf, St Michael's may collect personal information about you from a third party such as organisations with whom you may have dealings, an information service provider or from a publicly maintained record.
Use and Disclosure of your Personal Information
St Michael's endeavours to use and disclose personal information about you only for the primary purpose for which St Michael's has collected it. The primary purpose of collection may relate to the provision of our services considering your application for employment; obtaining services from you; or marketing our services to you.
Sometimes it may be necessary to use or disclose your personal information for a secondary purpose, which is related to the primary purpose of collection, such as providing St Michael's newsletter to you.
St Michael's does not disclose or sell personal information to third parties, which St Michael's collects and holds, in order to allow them to directly market their products and services to you.
Securing your Personal Information
St Michael's will take reasonable steps to protect the personal information which St Michael's holds from misuse and loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
To protect your personal information, St Michael's has implemented physical, computer and network, communications and personnel security measures. Locks and a monitored alarm system secure St Michael's office and data storage facilities. Authorised users who have been issued passwords and specific user identifiers only can gain access to our computer system.
St Michael's takes reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your personal information if it is no longer needed. St Michael's has in place systems for destroying or de-identifying personal information that is no longer required, such as shredding of paper documents that contain such information.
Accessing your Personal Information
Subject to the exceptions outlined in the Privacy Act, you may gain access to the personal information that St Michael's holds about you by contacting our Privacy Officer.
St Michael's will deal with your request within a reasonable time. St Michael's may charge you a reasonable fee for retrieving the personal information St Michael's holds about you and providing you with a copy of it.
In the event that St Michael's denies you access to your personal information, St Michael's will provide reasons for its decision to do so.
Our Contact Details
If you would like to find out more about St Michael's management of personal information or St Michael's approach to privacy, please contact our Privacy Officer:
Telephone: (03) 9654 5120
Send an enquiry to our Privacy Officer
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