The Leukaemia Foundation understands the importance the community places on the preservation of confidentiality of individuals' private and/or sensitive information. As a result, the Leukaemia Foundation is bound by, and fully committed to supporting, the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) as set out in the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000, effective 21 December 2001.
The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000, sets out guidelines which control how private sector organisations should treat personal and/or sensitive information they collect, use, handle or store. The Leukaemia Foundation is committed to supporting the current legislation as per the Federal Privacy Commissioner's guidelines.
Privacy and direct mail
Personal information collected as a result of direct mail campaigns will only be used for the primary purpose for which it was collected. The Leukaemia Foundation will not sell or exchange or release personal information about an individual for commercial gain. In accordance with the legislation, the Leukaemia Foundation takes reasonable steps to make sure that the personal information it collects, uses or discloses is accurate, complete and up-to-date. The Leukaemia Foundation takes reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Information collected and held on an individual through the direct mail initiatives of the Foundation is accessible to them on request.