AEIOU Foundation realises the importance of ensuring that personal information held by the company is treated confidentially, and is committed to ensuring that all personal information is only collected, disclosed, used and stored in accordance with the National Privacy Principles set out under the Federal Privacy Act 1988 (as amended)
Overview and aim
AEIOU Foundation (“AEIOU”) owns and operates nine early intervention services across Queensland and South Australia, employing all staff who deliver the program across the service. It is AEIOU’s mission to enhance the lives of children with autism and their families through early intervention learning along with practical and caring support. Primarily, AEIOU engages with families who have children who have autism and can benefit from the service. To achieve our mission, AEIOU engages employees, volunteers, donors, and receives funding and support from members of the community, corporations, groups and governments.
AEIOU is committed to safeguarding your privacy. In this policy you can learn how AEIOU collects, uses and discloses your personal information when you engage with AEIOU Foundation.
AEIOU respects the privacy of all people who engage with the organisation, including clients and families, employees, volunteers, beneficiaries, donors, business partners and online users, and is committed to safeguarding your personal information when provided to us.
The purpose of this policy is to:
- Clearly communicate the personal information handling practices of AEIOU Foundation
- Enhance the transparency of AEIOU Foundation’s operations
- Give individuals a more complete understanding of the sort of personal information AEIOU holds and how we handle that information.
Who is affected by this policy
Online users refers to anyone accessing AEIOU Foundation’s website (www.aeiou.org.au).
Personal information is defined by the Privacy Act 1988 (as amended) is information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonable identifiable, whether true or not, and whether recorded in material form or not.
Sensitive information as defined by the Privacy Act 1988 (as amended) is information that is also personal information, about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, sexual preferences or practices, criminal record, or health, genetic, biometric information or biometric templates that is also personal information,
Please read AEIOU Foundation’s Privacy Statement for the collection of personal and sensitive information and how we will use, and safeguard this information.