Women's Legal Service Queensland (WLSQ) recognises the importance of treating personal information confidentially and is committed to satisfying all legal and ethical obligations regarding the protection of privacy and confidential information.
This statement communicates how WLSQ manages personal information and may change from time to time to reflect technological changes, WLSQ's policy, and feedback from stakeholders and the general public.
Collection, use and disclosure of information
Any personal information you provide to us including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of WLSQ. WLSQ will only use the personal information provided by you for the purposes for which it was collected, and any other authorised use. The information WLSQ collects may also be used for its own planning and research purposes to improve its services.
WLSQ will only collect personal information from you with your prior knowledge and consent. You can access WLSQ's website and browse the site without disclosing any personal information. WLSQ will protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information. WLSQ will utilise appropriate technologies and security methods to store the information collected and prevent unauthorised access and improper use of the information.
No attempt will be made by WLSQ to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's logs.
WLSQ will only record your email address if you send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list, unless expressly requested by you. WLSQ will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it to a third party without your consent.
If you need to access or correct any personal information WLSQ holds about you or your organisation, please contact us.
While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to WLSQ and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information.
Credit card and internet payments
WLSQ will never ask for credit card details through this website and requests that you do not enter it on any of the forms on the WLSQ website. WLSQ recommends you read the privacy statement of external platforms linked to from this website, for purposes including but not limited to making donations and purchasing raffle tickets, prior to choosing to enter your credit card information.
Links to external internet sites
Data Breaches and Loss of Data
WLSQ will manage the process of dealing with an actual or suspected data breach in accordance with the Data Breach Procedure and Response Plan. Please contact us if you suspect or would like more information about possible data breaches or to request a copy of our Data Breach Procedure and Response Plan.