Privacy Policy

Global Compact Network Australia

GCNA respects your privacy

Collecting information

When your visit our website, our system will record information about the visit such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, the previous site you visited, your server’s IP address, the date and time of your visit, the pages accessed and any information downloaded. We only use this information for statistical, reporting and website administration and maintenance purposes.

In general, we collect your personal information from our website when you provide it to us voluntarily (e.g. when signing up for our newsletter, registering for an event or contacting us including through a message or feedback form or by phone or email). When you send us an email, the contents of your email and personal information (e.g. your name, email address and other information you provide) are collected. We collect, store and use this information including to respond to queries and to provide services and information to members and subscribers. You always have the option to unsubscribe at any time.

Using and disclosing information

We use the information we collect and store for the purpose for which it was collected, and to provide information and services to, and communicate with, you. We may also use personal information to improve our website and services. From time to time, we may disclose your information to the UN Global Compact, or to service providers, agents and contractors including to help us communicate with and provide services to you (e.g. distribution of regular updates and newsletters).

Security

There are risks in transmitting information across the internet, so while we strive to protect information transmitted to us online, we cannot ensure or warrant its security and you do this at your own risk. Sending or publishing information to the internet places that information in the public domain, where it can be picked up by search engines, even if removed by us or the website owner or publisher. Once we receive personal information, we take reasonable steps to protect information we collect from loss and misuse and from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. In certain circumstances, we may be required by law to provide personal information to third parties (e.g. law enforcement agencies).

Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies can make web surfing easier for you by saving your preferences while you are on a site. Although the GCNA’s website does not directly use cookies, that indirect cookies may be used when you follow a link from this website to another website.

Other websites

GCNA’s website contains links to websites which we do not control. GCNA is not responsible for the privacy practices of any such websites. This includes social media services used by GCNA, and through which you may connect with us.

Contact

If you have any queries about the operation of this website or the terms and conditions, or if you wish to have access to personal information which we hold about you (in which case we may charge you the reasonable cost of collecting this information), or believe that the information which we hold may be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, please contact us.