Privacy Policy

The Gift Project respects your right to privacy and is committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information provided via our website. We adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.

A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. We receive and store any information you knowingly provide to us when you register an account, publish content or fill in any online forms on the Website. When required this information may include your email address, name, phone number, or other Personal Information. This Personal Information is obtained via our website at www.thegiftproject.com.au.

We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you and to facilitate connecting you with your donor/recipient.

Disclosure of Personal Information

The Gift Project does not sell or share your Personal Information with any third party other than the person you elect to enter into a conversation with and only then with your consent and at your request.

Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:

•           Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure. By providing us with personal information, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the types of disclosure covered by this Policy. Where we disclose your personal information to third parties with your prior consent, we will request that the third party follow this Policy regarding handling your personal information.

•           Where required or authorised by law.

Security of Personal Information

The Gift Project is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information.

Data Breach

In the event we become aware that the security of the Website has been compromised or users Personal Information has been disclosed to unrelated third-parties as a result of external activity, including, but not limited to security attacks or fraud, we reserve the right to take reasonably appropriate measures including, but not limited to, investigation and reporting, as well as notification to and co-operation with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, we will make reasonable efforts to notify affected individuals if we believe that there is a reasonable risk of harm to the user as a result of the breach or if notice is otherwise required by law. When we do we will post a notice on the Website, send you an email, mail you a letter.

Access to Personal Information

You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and update and/or correct it. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.

Maintaining the quality of your Personal Information

It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide high quality services to you. In order to update Personal Information please email info@thegiftproject.com.au.

Acceptance of this policy

You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By using the Website or its Services you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to use or access the Website and its Services.

If you have any queries or complaints about our Privacy Policy please contact us at:


Tel: Sarah 0414 943 365