The Commons Library is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988. The principles govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.
What information do we collect?
The Commons Library collects information from you when you fill out a form or subscribe to our newsletter. You may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number.
The Commons Library conducts occasional surveys to gather feedback on our services and to ascertain your needs in relation to social change resources.
The Commons Library also undertakes research where you may be invited to share your views or experiences in particular areas (for example the Organising Models Mapping Project).
What do we use your information for?
The main way we use your information is to send you regular email newsletters and occasional updates. You may unsubscribe at any time.
In relation to research projects, we encourage you to check the details for each project. For example, see the Privacy and Data Management section on the Organising Models Mapping Project page.
How do we protect your information?
Your personal information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing services to you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.