PRIVACY

Privacy Policy

 

1. Introduction

This website is owned and operated by the Angelorum Limited (“It Gets Better Australia”). By accessing or viewing this website, uploading content to this website, and/or participating in or using any service offered on this website (collectively and individually the “Services”), you agree to this Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully as it forms a contract between you and It Gets Better Australia. From time to time, It Gets Better Australia may decide to modify, add, or delete portions of this Privacy Policy. If it does so, your continued use of the Services after any such changes have been made means you agree to such changes.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and is part of, It Gets Better Australia’s Terms of Use located here (“Terms of Use”), which also govern your use of the Services. Capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy have the definitions provided in the Terms of Use.

 

2. Personal Information

It Gets Better Australia collects and stores information that you enter in connection with the Services. To use some services, It Gets Better Australia may collect limited personal information that can identify you or that can be used with other sources of information to identify you (“Personal Information”). For example, the “Share Your Story” and “Take the Pledge” services require you to submit your email address, name, and zip code, and the “Contribute Online” service requires similar information as well as payment information such as your address and credit card number.

 

3. Anonymous Information

When you use the website, It Gets Better Australia may also collect certain information that does not identify you individually (“Anonymous Information”). For example, It Gets Better Australia may collect your IP address, browser information and website domain name every time you use the Services. It Gets Better Australia may also collect information regarding user-traffic patterns and website usage.

 

4. Use of Cookies and Spyware

It Gets Better Australia does not use or install spyware on your computer. It Gets Better Australia does not use spyware to retrieve information from your computer. Like many websites, It Gets Better Australia uses “cookies,” which are files stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. Cookies help It Gets Better Australia identify users and optimize their website experience. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow you to disable them. It Gets Better Australia recommends that you leave cookies enabled so it can offer you a better website experience.

 

5. Use of Your Information

5.1. Use of Anonymous Information

It Gets Better Australia may use Anonymous Information to help it determine how its users interact with parts of the Services so it can improve the Services and make them more useful. It Gets Better Australia may also use or share with others Anonymous Information in any other manner that It Gets Better Australia deems appropriate or necessary.

5.2. Use of Personal Information

It Gets Better Australia’s Use of Your Personal Information.

It Gets Better Australia may use your Personal Information to contact you about programs and opportunities related to the mission of It Gets Better Australia. For example, It Gets Better Australia may use your Personal Information to contact you about new offers, newsletters, action alerts, press releases, and information about It Gets Better Australia programs, volunteer opportunities and donation appeals.

Sharing of Personal Information with Third Parties

It Gets Better Australia may share your Personal Information with non-affiliated third parties that are trusted, like-minded organizations. It Gets Better Australia may also exchange its support contact list for other non-profit organizations’ lists for targeted uses. These practices are intended to allow It Gets Better Australia and trusted, like-minded organizations to communicate with a broader audience about community events, policy concerns, fundraising endeavors, and other information that is likely to be of shared interest.

You may opt out from having It Gets Better Australia share your Personal Information to non-affiliated third parties by sending It Gets Better Australia an email with “Opt Out of Third Party Sharing” in the subject line to info@igba.org.au.

Third Party Agents

It Gets Better Australia occasionally has third party agents that perform functions on its behalf, such as marketing, website development or hosting, web analytics, credit card processing, and fraud protection. These entities have access to the Personal Information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of Personal Information. They are contractually restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to the website.

5.3. Public Forums

When you contribute to a public area of this website, such as when you upload User Content, the User Content that you submit will be made available to the general public and will not be considered “Personal Information” for purposes of this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, It Gets Better Australia recommends that you use caution when submitting any sensitive information such as your full name, home address, phone number, or other information that would enable users to locate you or information about you. It Gets Better Australia also recommends that you preview all User Content prior to submitting it to ensure it contains no information that you are not comfortable sharing. It Gets Better Australia does not make Personal Information publicly available in connection with your User Submissions.

5.4. Legally Compelled Disclosures

It Gets Better Australia may disclose Personal Information to government authorities, and to other third parties when compelled to do so under law (and/or under a reasonable interpretation of the law), including, without limitation, in response to court orders and subpoenas.

5.5. Emergency Situations

It Gets Better Australia may also use or disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) conform to applicable law; (ii) protect and defend its rights or property, the website or its users, and (iii) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of It Gets Better Australia, its users, and others.

 

6. Links and Other Websites

This Privacy Policy only applies to the information collected while you are on the It Gets Better Australia website. The It Gets Better Australia website may contain links to other websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that may be collected on those other websites. For example, if you upload or share a video on this website, you must do so by means of your YouTube account. Accordingly, when you are on the YouTube website, you are subject to YouTube’s privacy policy. It Gets Better Australia has no responsibility for the information that may be collected on other websites. Accordingly, you should use common sense as you navigate the web, be aware when you leave this website, and read the applicable legal documents for each website you visit.

 

7. Transfer in the Event of Reorganization

In the event that It Gets Better Australia, any affiliate of It Gets Better Australia, or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by one or more third parties as a result of an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganization, consolidation or liquidation, Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets. For purposes of this policy, an “affiliate” of It Gets Better Australia is an entity that is under the control of, or under common control with, It Gets Better Australia.

 

8. Security

It Gets Better Australia implements and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information, to protect the personal information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. You understand and agree, however, that no transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of It Gets Better Australia to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully, including in the case of your contacting It Gets Better Australia by email or a “contact us” or similar feature on this website. Accordingly, though It Gets Better Australia may take reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of all Personal Information provided to the Services, due to the nature of the internet, It Gets Better Australia cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the internet or while stored on its system or otherwise in its care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. Storage and security of video User Content and any metadata associated therewith, is pursuant to YouTube’s privacy policy.

If you receive an email or other correspondence requesting that you provide any sensitive information that seems suspicious to you, please do not provide such information, and report such request to us at info@igba.org.au.

 

9. Users

This website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. It Gets Better Australia does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must immediately discontinue use of this website.

 

10. Jurisdiction.

This Privacy Policy will be interpreted under the laws of the Australia. To the extent you are accessing this website from outside of the Australia, you do so at your own risk. If you are located outside the Australia, you should be aware that your Personal Information will be transferred to the Australia, the laws of which may be deemed by the other countries to have inadequate data protection. If you are located in a country outside the Australia and voluntarily submit Personal Information to It Gets Better Australia, you consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the Australia.

11. Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding It Gets Better Australia’s privacy practices, you may contact us at info@igba.org.au.