Privacy Policy

The Brain Ball is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This privacy policy outlines our practices concerning the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information. By using our website, participating in our events, or engaging with us in anyway, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

This privacy policy has been published to provide a clear and concise outline of how and when personal information is collected, disclosed, used, stored and otherwise handled by the Brain Ball. The Policy relates to personal information collected by any means and by any technology.

Collection of Personal Information

Personal information is information or opinion from which an individual’s identity may be ascertained. We may collect personal information from you in various ways, including when you register for our events, make a donation, subscribe to our newsletters or interact with our website. The nature of personal information collected by the Brain Ball generally comprises an individual’s name and contact details (including address, phone, fax and e-mail).

The types of personal information we may collect include:

  1. Contact information: Names, address, email address and phone number;
  2. Surveys or questionnaires relating to our services; and
  3. Communications: records of your interactions with us, including emails and other correspondence.

The Brain Ball does not collect personal information unless it is necessary for the Brain Ball to perform one or more of its functions and activities.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

The Brain Ball will use and disclose your personal information for the purpose for which the personal information was initially collected. We comply with Australian privacy legislation. The Brain Ball may also use that personal information for a purpose related to the initial purpose of collection if that other purpose would be within your reasonable expectations. Related purposes might include internal auditing and administration, adding your name to a contact list, guest list or invitation list or helping us to identify production and broadcast activities which may be of benefit or interest to you.

The Brain Ball will not use or disclose your personal information for any other purposes without first obtaining your express or implied consent.

We will use the information for various purposes including:

  1. Event registration: To process your registration for our events and communicate event related information;
  2. Donations: To process your donations and provide you with a receipt for tax purposes;
  3. Communications: To send you newsletters, updates, and other information related to our fundraising activities; and
  4. Analytics: To analyse website usage and improve our services.

Sharing Your Information – Direct Marketing

 From time to time the Brain Ball may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:

  1. Service Providers: we may share your information with third party service providers who help us with event management, functions or activities, payment processing, and other operational tasks;
  2. Legal requirements: we may disclose your information if required by law or in response to a legal process; and
  3. Consent: with your explicit consent, we may share your information with third parties for specific purposes.

If you do not wish to receive direct marketing information, please let the Brain Ball know. The Brain Ball will take immediate steps to ensure that you do not receive any direct marketing information in future.

Your Choices

You have the right to:

  1. Access and correct your information: you can request access to your personal information and correct any inaccuracies; and
  2. Opt-out: you can opt out of receiving our newsletters or marketing communications at anytime.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Brain Ball may change this privacy policy from time to time for any reason and will update the policy accordingly as required.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy or our data practices, please contact us at: [email protected]

Author(s): Ms Jacqueline Udorovic and Ms Emily Galea
Reviewed by: Ms Nadine Udorovic
Date: 27th of November 2023

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