Privacy Policy


Privacy policy


  1. Protecting your privacy

This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that we collect, and the ways in which we use that personal information.

Your privacy is important to us.  We comply with the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) when we handle personal information.  The Privacy Act contains 13 Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) which provide the rules for how we must handle your personal information, including how you can request access to, and correction of, that information. Detailed information on the Privacy Act and the APPs can be found on the website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

We will only use or disclose personal information we hold about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy or as otherwise notified to you


  1. Meaning of words

In this Privacy Policy:

  • we, us and our refer to The Dream Foundation Australia Ltd ABN 53 605 527 286, and any of its related bodies corporate to which it says that this Privacy Policy applies;
  • related body corporate has the meaning given in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth); and
  • the singular includes the plural and vice versa.


  1. Your personal information

“Personal information” is information about an individual who is either identified in the information or their identity can be ascertainable from it. It includes information obtained from the individual themself or from a third party.

Personal information held by us includes your name, address and occupation, your telephone or mobile phone numbers and email address and bank account or credit card details through which donations will be made.

If you choose to provide your personal information to us, you agree that your personal information may be displayed or included as set out in this Privacy Policy. You also agree that your personal details may accordingly be identified, recovered and displayed by internet search engines. In certain circumstances we may give you the option to keep your information private. For example, you have the option to make a private donation, in which case your name and the amount of your donation will not be disclosed in any public manner.


  1. How we use your personal information

We do not ordinarily collect any information about you except where you provide it to us, or it is provided to us with your consent. In general, we do not use or disclose personal information collected about you other than for:

  • a purpose set out in this Privacy Policy;
  • a purpose you would reasonably expect;
  • a purpose required or permitted by law; or
  • a purpose otherwise disclosed to you or for which you have consented.

Your personal information may be used to:

  • verify your identity when you pledge or pay a donation and when we receive your donation;
  • verify your identity and eligibility when you apply to be involved in our programs, activities and initiatives or request a donation;
  • facilitate your receipt of any donations;
  • show your name and the amount of donation or sponsorship you make or receive on our website or other publications (unless you choose a private or anonymous donation);
  • provide you with any information you have requested;
  • inform you about any programs, campaigns, activities or other initiatives undertaken by The Dream Foundation Australia Ltd;
  • facilitate your involvement in any programs, campaigns, activities or other initiatives undertaken by The Dream Foundation Australia Ltd;
  • manage our relationship with you; and
  • administer, improve and manage our foundation and services, including the receipt and distribution of funds.


  1. Disclosures of personal information

We may exchange your information with our related bodies corporate and licensees so that we may adopt an integrated approach. We and our related bodies corporate and licensees may use this information for any of the purposes mentioned in section 4.

We may also disclose personal information about you, as appropriate, to:

  • our employees, assignees, agents, contractors and external advisers;
  • organisations which verify your identity;
  • your agents, advisers, referees, executor, administrator, trustee, the beneficiary of any trust of which you are a trustee, your guardian, attorney or franchisor;
  • law enforcement, regulatory and government bodies;
  • anyone who introduces you to us;
  • recipients and beneficiaries of your donations (whether financial or in kind);
  • your and our auditors, insurers or prospective insurers and their underwriters;
  • any person we consider necessary to execute your instructions; and
  • other organisations (and their agents) with whom we have arrangements for the supply and marketing of our respective programs, campaigns and initiatives, unless you ‘opt out’ of marketing (see below).

From time to time we may send your information overseas, including to overseas service providers or other third parties who operate or hold data outside Australia. Where we do this, we make sure that appropriate data handling and security arrangements are in place. Please note that Australian law may not apply to some of these entities.


  1. Marketing ‘opt out’

If at any time you do not wish to receive further marketing information, you may ask us not to send you any further information about services and not to disclose your information to other organisations for that purpose. You may do this by contacting us at


  1. Personal information about third parties

If you give us personal information about another person, you represent that you are authorised to do so and you agree to inform that person who we are, that we will use and disclose their personal information and that they may access any personal information we hold about them. You should also refer them to this Privacy Policy which applies to their personal information.


  1. Maintaining the accuracy of your information

We take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date.

If you believe that personal information that we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, please contact us at and we will take all reasonable steps to correct the information.


  1. Accessing your personal information

You have a right to access your personal information, subject to some exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know by contacting us at You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons. We may also charge a fee for giving you access to your personal information and will try to deal with your request within a reasonable time.


  1. Security & the internet

We maintain strict procedures and standards and take all reasonable steps to prevent unauthorised access to, or unauthorised modification or disclosure of, your personal information and to protect it from misuse or loss.

However, we do not guarantee that information sent over the internet is secure.


  1. Cookies on our website

We may use ‘cookies’ on our website. A cookie is an industry standard and is a small text file that our website may place on your computer. Usually, cookies are used as a means for our website to remember your preferences. As such, cookies are designed to improve your experience of our website.

Cookies may collect and store personal information about you. We extend the same privacy protection to your personal information, whether gathered via cookies or from other sources. You can adjust your Internet browser to disable cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used.


  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

This statement sets out our current Privacy Policy. It replaces any other Privacy Policy which we have previously issued.

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Our current Privacy Policy is available from our website or by contacting us at

We suggest you periodically review our Privacy Policy for any changes.


  1. Contacting us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us at