The Origin Foundation Pty Limited (ABN 37 141 033 427) is wholly owned subsidiary of Origin Energy Limited (ACN 000 051 696), established for philanthropic purposes.
The Origin Foundation understands the importance you place on privacy. That's why we are committed to compliance with laws that require us to protect your personal information.
A copy of this Policy is available on our website. A printed copy can be obtained by contacting us (our details are provided at the end of this Policy).
Personal information is information or an opinion, whether true or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the information or opinion.
The type of personal information we collect will depend on the circumstances of collection. For example, if you are seeking the support of the Foundation, we will collect your name, address, phone number, email address, organisation name and information about the projects you are seeking our assistance with. If you are an Origin employee registering with our SkillsBank, we will collect your contact details and information about the skills and time that you would like to pledge as a volunteer.
We collect this information in a number of ways, including through our website, by telephone, through correspondence, meetings and emails and from third parties.
If we are not able to collect your personal information, we may not be able to respond to your queries, provide you with any support or (in the case of Origin employees) register you with our SkillsBank.
Some of the information that may be collected by the Origin Foundation during your visit to our website is not personal information, because it does not reveal your identity. For example, we may record your server’s IP address, the date and time of your visit, the pages you viewed, any documents you downloaded and the type of browser and operating system you used.
If collected, this information will be used and disclosed by the Origin Foundation in anonymous, aggregated form only, for purposes including statistical and web site development. You are not individually identified, however the Origin Foundation reserves its right to use or disclose this information to try to locate an individual where we reasonably believe that the individual may have engaged in any unlawful or inappropriate activity in connection with our website.
Most Internet browsers are set to accept cookies. If you prefer not to receive them, you can adjust your Internet browser to reject cookies, or to notify you when they are being used. There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Rejecting cookies can however limit the functionality of the site.
The Origin Foundation may use your personal information for a number of purposes, including:
We will not send you any commercial electronic messages such as SMSs or emails unless this is permitted by the Spam Act. Similarly, we will not call you on a number listed on the Do Not Call Register unless this is permitted under the Do Not Call Register Act and related instruments. Please contact us if you do not wish to receive further marketing communications from us (our details are provided at the end of this Policy).
When sending marketing communications, we will always advise you of how you may opt out of receiving further such communications from the Foundation. Your consent to receiving these communications will remain current until you advise us otherwise.
The Origin Foundation may disclose your personal information:
Personal information may be disclosed for these purposes to our related bodies corporate and to outsourced service providers, to assist us in delivering and improving our services (including information technology providers, database management providers, data processing analysts, external mail houses and marketing and promotional agencies), and to our professional advisors when we seek their advice (eg lawyers, accountants and auditors) and to our partners to facilitate volunteering in the case of our SkillsBank. Your information may be transferred overseas for these purposes.
The Origin Foundation takes reasonable steps to make sure that the personal information we hold is accurate, complete and up to date. You can help us by letting us know about any changes to your personal information, such as your email address or phone number.
The Origin Foundation stores personal information in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
We will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your personal information when the Origin Foundation no longer needs it for any purpose permitted by the NPPs.
We will generally provide you with access to personal information about yourself which is readily accessible and which may lawfully be provided. We may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your personal information.
Access requests should be made in writing. In order to protect your personal information, we may require identification from you before releasing your information.
If you have any questions about your privacy, or if you would like to access or correct the personal information that we hold about you, please contact us. Our details are provided below.
Level 45 Australia Square
264-278 George St
Sydney NSW 2000