Privacy Policy

Welcome to www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, the website and online service of Farmers for Climate Action Ltd.

Farmers for Climate Action Ltd knows that you care how information about you is used and shared.

This Privacy Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by Farmers for Climate Action Ltd when you use our online services, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of information.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources of Information.

Why We Collect Private Information about You

Farmers for Climate Action’ (FCA) is an inclusive movement of farmers and agricultural industry leaders, calling for climate solutions while supporting rural communities and Australian farmers to adapt and thrive in a changing climate.

We collect information about people so as to allow us to communicate with them, introduce them to our organisation, inform them of the work we do and encourage donations so we can continue to embark on our projects.

We do not use the information in any way other than in the furtherance of our connection with you, fundraising or other support for our organisation.

We generally collect the information we need to deliver and improve the services we provide. In the future, this may include processing donations, providing receipts, maintaining accurate details of our donors’ history and sending you information about our work.

We might also use your information for the following purposes:

  • for the immediate reason for which you have provided it to us (for example, to enable us to process your request, payment, registration, subscription, etc.)
  • to maintain contact with you about our work, to report to you about our work, or to encourage you to learn about what we do
  • any other purpose directly related to our work and for which you have provided consent (where it is reasonably required by law).

We Collect User-Provided Information

You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and email address, if you register for a www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, etc., on a third party website or network). If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au. You may provide us information in user content you post to www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au.

Third Party Services

Farmers for Climate Action Ltd uses the NationBuilder platform to organise our community of members, supporters and prospects. You can read more about that company and its features and polices at NationBuilder.com.

When you visit www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, NationBuilder may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets NationBuilder help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au.

A cookie does not collect personal information about you. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled. You can read more about how the NationBuilder service interacts with and protects your information at nationbuilder.com/privacy and nationbuilder.com/confidentiality.

We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au / Farmers for Climate Action Ltd.

By providing Farmers for Climate Action Ltd your email address (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, etc., on a third party website or network), you consent to our using the email address to send you Farmers for Climate Action Ltd-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail.

You also agree that we may send you notifications of activity on www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au to the email address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. We may use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, or other information.

How We Share Your Information

Personally Identifiable Information

Farmers for Climate Action Ltd will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others.

Farmers for Climate Action Ltd may share your personally identifiable information with third parties for the purpose of providing www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au services to you. If we do this, such third parties’ use of your information will be bound by this Privacy Policy. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Farmers for Climate Action Ltd (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, such as user content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy or website customisation settings. If you remove information that you posted to www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or saved that information.

Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, Farmers for Climate Action Ltd will not disclose personal information to any third party unless required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities; (b) to enforce this policy, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our site; and (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, our users or others.

In order for us to find new supporters, like-minded organisations both in Australia and overseas may allow us to contact their mailing list. In return we may in the future allow these organisations to mail our supporters with information we believe may be of interest to you. Please note, these interactions will not result in your information being rented or sold. If however, you prefer not to receive such communications please let us know via info@farmersforclimateaction.org.au.

We take reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations when handling your personal information.

If you don’t want your personal information disclosed to another organisation, please let us know either at the time we collect your information or any later time.

Sometimes we may be legally required to disclose your information, for example, to government departments.

We may also sometimes share non-personal, non-sensitive and de-identified information with research organisations.

Opting Out

If you do not want to receive communication from Farmers for Climate Action Ltd, you may opt out at www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au/unsubscribe.

Following termination or deactivation of your Farmers for Climate Action Ltd account, Farmers for Climate Action Ltd may retain your profile information and user content for a reasonable time for archival purposes.

Furthermore, Farmers for Climate Action Ltd may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including user content) contained in your communications to other users or posted to public or semi-public areas of www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au after termination or deactivation of your account.

Farmers for Climate Action Ltd reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the user content you post on www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au.

We reserve the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party.

Farmers for Climate Action Ltd also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

How We Protect Your Information

Farmers for Climate Action Ltd cares about the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Farmers for Climate Action Ltd or guarantee that your information on the service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of third-party providers, such as social networks. Farmers for Climate Action Ltd is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from Farmers for Climate Action Ltd, at all times. 

Compromise of Personal Information

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, Farmers for Climate Action Ltd will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Your Choices about Your Information

You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, in which case Farmers for Climate Action Ltd may not be able to provide certain services to you. You can review and correct the information about you that Farmers for Climate Action Ltd keeps on file by contacting us directly at info@farmersforclimateaction.org.au.

Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, Farmers for Climate Action Ltd does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au accounts. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@farmersforclimateaction.org.au.

Links to Other Web Sites

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, nor the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link on our website, is subject to that website's own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

Notification Procedures

It is our policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to you via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au, as determined by Farmers for Climate Action Ltd in its sole discretion. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described in this Privacy Policy.

Anonymity

It is your right to be dealt with anonymously, provided that is it lawful and practicable.

We will try to accommodate a request for anonymity wherever possible, however we note that in some circumstances, this may prevent us from practically and effectively communicating with you.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on www.farmersforclimateaction.org.au to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at info@farmersforclimateaction.org.au.