The following statement explains 98.5 theLight policy regarding the personal information we collect about you.
98.5 theLight is committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information. This policy may be reviewed at any time and it is recommended you review our policy any time you intend to supply your personal information to us. By using 98.5 theLight website you agree to this policy.
Use and storage of your personal information
98.5 theLight securely retains your personal information when provided by you for internal purposes only. Under no circumstances will 98.5 theLight pass your personal information onto outside organisations except for the purpose in which they are intended (e.g. if you make a donation, we will need to send your credit card details via secure deposit to our bank). We will not sell or disclose your personal information to any individual or entity outside 98.5 theLight for marketing purposes.
To notify you of opportunities and services related to 98.5 theLight we may ask for your personal details like name, address, email address, age, phone number and gender. If your information is provided as part of an entry in a contest, we will need the contact information to notify winners and distribute prizes, and to send you further communication regarding 98.5 theLight such as newsletters in the future.
If your information is provided with feedback, we will use the personal information to ascertain if this feedback is common to other listeners of similar gender and age groups, and see how successfully we are providing services to our target audience.
If your information is provided with a donation, we will use your credit card information for that donation only, and the contact information to send you a receipt. We will retain your contact details to send you further communication regarding 98.5 theLight such as newsletters in the future.
If your information is provided via “Your Story”, we will not disclose personal details including surname, full address, email address, age or phone number. Unless otherwise stated by you we will use responses and photographs provided by you to share with other listeners on our website, on-air and in other documentation.
Protecting your personal information
We store information in different ways, including in paper and electronic form. The security of your personal information is important to us and we take reasonable steps to protect it from misuse and loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Some of the ways we do this are:
- confidentiality requirements for our employees
- document storage security policies
- security measures for systems access
- providing a discreet environment for confidential discussions
- only allowing access to personal information where the individual seeking access has satisfied our identification requirements
- access control for our buildings
- the security measures described below under Our Websites.
Access to your personal information
You may opt out of receiving one or all of our communication services at any time by contacting our Privacy Officer at any time via email email@example.com or phoning during business hours on 02 6062 3131. If you require access to any of your personal information held by 98.5 theLight, please contact our Privacy Officer, PO Box 1078, Wodonga, Victoria 3689.
98.5 theLight is trading name of Albury Wodonga Christian Broadcasters Incorporated; ABN: 80486909302.
All donations are tax-deductible and are in Australian Dollars.
We will not use or disclose your personal information without your consent, unless there is a duty to the public to disclose that information, we are required to by law, or where the interests of 98.5 theLight require disclosure.
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can be used to provide us with information on the number of visitors to our site and traffic patterns. This is anonymous statistical data and does not allow us to identify users. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if you do not wish to receive any cookies you may set your browser to refuse them. In some instances this may mean you will not be able to take full advantage of web services. For further information on cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org
Your privacy on the Internet
We take care to ensure that the personal information you give us on our websites is protected. For example, our websites have electronic security systems in place, including the use of firewalls and data encryption.