Who we are
Welcome to animals-in-need-brisbane.com.au. This website is owned and operated by Animals in Need Brisbane (AINB)( ABN 64331600779).
In Australia the federal legislation known as the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) regulates how personally identifiable information (PII) is managed. According to the Privacy Act, personal information includes an: individual’s name, address, and telephone number etc. The Privacy Act includes many specific Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) which are a framework for how to manage and use personal information.
AINB is bound by the principles concerning the privacy of users of its website will respect the privacy of users accessing the website and commit to protecting their privacy.
This policy sets out how we manage personal information on our website, so that users are aware about the collection and use of user information, which could be used to personally identify them, as well as AINB responsibilities in protecting user privacy.
Our website address is: https://www. animals-in-need-brisbane.com.au.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
The information we collect may include: name, address, phone/email and other contact details. We collect and use PII to provide our services to carry on our work in re-homing animals in Brisbane.
We collect PII from users when they visit our website to view web pages, or use website features such as entering data into a form. Also AINB may collect and update that information through phone, email, or direct contact with users in person, or when users write to us.
For example, we are able to contact you to discuss your online website enquiry. Similarly AINB will take the opportunity to improve its website features and content based on the feedback provided by users.
Pet Adoption, Foster, Surrender, Volunteer, Contact Forms Enquiries
When users enquire about a pet it will involve submitting their Personal Information to the AINB website. Users are entitled to, change, correct, or update the information, submitted in online forms upon request.
A cookie is a small text file sent to a user’s browser (if they allow) by a website they visit. It helps the website remember specific information about the visit, such as preferred language and other settings. Cookies can make a user’s next visit easier and the website more useful to them.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
AINB collects identifiable information such as browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the website, page access times and referring website address. This information is used to gauge visitor traffic, trends and deliver personalised content to users of the website.
For example, Google Analytics stores cookies on users’ computers to measure user-interactions on websites. This tool helps AINB measure how users interact with website content. The results can be used to improve website functionality of our website.
Users may choose to opt out of Google Analytics tracking.
Who we share your data with
In terms of Third-party disclosure, AINB does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties’ users’ PII unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
In addition, all our management and volunteers are bound by privacy obligations in regard to the protection of users’ personal information but may disclose users’ personal information to courts, tribunals, and regulatory authorities to meet our legal obligations such as sharing information with governmental agencies assisting in investigations.
However, non-personally identifiable user information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
AINB retains form data entries for six months and data analytics records for one year.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Animals in Need Brisbane
P.O. Box 1299
Last Edited on 2018-11-20
How we protect your data
We use regular Malware Scanning processes. Also all users’ PII is kept secure. Only authorised AINB management team has access to this information. Computer access is password protected and external access to data files is prevented via the use of a firewall. PII is destroyed when we no longer need it. Website users will not be added to a mailing list without their consent.