Privacy Policy

This website is run by CBM Australia, and the standard privacy statement set out below applies. (Please note: No online financial transactions apply to the operation of this site, and collecting donor or supporter information is not relevant to this site.)

Protecting your Privacy:

All personal information which is collected through this website is collected and held in compliance with the Privacy Act 1988.

Your personal information will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided or in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988. We will not disclose your personal information to a third party except in the following circumstances, in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988, where

  • You have consented to use of the information for another purpose;
  • We believe on reasonable grounds that use of the information for another purpose is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of the individual concerned or another person;
  • Use of the information for that other purpose is required or authorised by or under law;
  • Use of the information for that other purpose is reasonable necessary for enforcement of the criminal law or of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty, or for the protection of the public revenue; or
  • The purpose for which the information is used is directly related to the purpose for which the information was obtained.

CBM is committed to protecting your privacy. Here, CBM states how we will maintain the confidentiality and privacy of the personal information entrusted to us, including information collected on this website, and the choices you can make about how CBM uses the information you provide.

Purposes of Collection of Personal Information

Where relevant, CBM collects personal information for the following limited purposes:

  • (a) To establish and maintain donation information
  • (b) To keep track of supporter preferences
  • (c) To keep supporters informed of CBM’s work and new opportunities for support
  • (d) To establish and maintain contact and mailing lists
  • (e) To gather data on how this website is used

CBM collects information from our website visitors via our online web forms. All messages are sent directly to CBM email inboxes and it is dealt with in a confidential manner. CBM will never sell or give your emails to a third party.

Usage of Website

CBM captures limited site traffic information - namely cookie data and JavaScript page tagging. Cookies and JavaScript page tags do not record any information about an individual's name or address whilst you view our site but it does allow us to analyse which pages are popular for the purpose of improving the content and usability of this site.

This traffic information data helps us to understand our audience, and adapt our content to suit user interests.

Links to this website

Any links to any page of this website created without the prior written consent of CBM are created at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

Links from this website

CBM does not monitor or review the content of third party websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by CBM and CBM should not be regarded as the author or publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that CBM is not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. CBM encourages users of this website to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of these sites. Users should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site before disclosing any personalinformation to them. CBM will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from disclosure to third parties of personal information. CBM accepts no responsibility for the content, accuracy or use of visitor information collected by any site linked to our website that falls outside of the domain. Visitors should familiarise themselves with the respective websites own privacy statement.

How CBM Uses Your Personal Information

CBM does not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose personal information about our website visitors, except as described here. We share information provided by our website visitors with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf for example, to process donations. When you visit our website, your browser automatically sends us certain Internet-related information (such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you're using). IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within this Company on a need-to-know basis. Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different to that stated above without your explicit permission. CBM may also use cookies and Web beacons to better understand how visitors use our site. CBM does not exchange, sell, barter, trade, or give away your personal information to any other organisation.


CBM accepts full responsibility for the personal information it collects, maintains, and keeps under its control. In order to fulfil this responsibility, CBM has taken steps to ensure that CBM supporters, and the public at large have a clear understanding of our policies and procedures respecting personal information procedures in place to handle the receipt of, and response to, complaints and inquiries.

Limiting Collection

CBM restricts the collection of personal information only to that information which is necessary for the limited purposes stated above. We are committed to collecting personal information only by fair and lawful means.

Limiting Use, Storage and Disclosure

CBM does not use personal information for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected, unless consent was first given by the person from whom the information was received. Personal information pertaining to supporters, or anyone on a CBM mailing list is retained for only as long as it is needed and only for the fulfilment of the purposes for which it was originally collected. The only exception to the foregoing is if we are required to disclose personal information in order to conform to an obligation imposed by law or statute. Occasionally we provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These sites operate independently from our site and are not under our control. These sites may have their own privacy notices in place, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. CBM is not responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or any other use of these sites.

For more information regarding our Privacy & Security or to ask a question about CBM’s privacy practices, please write to CBM at:

Privacy & Security
CBM Australia
PO Box 348
Box Hill, VIC 3128

Or via email to: