Voice At The Table

Privacy Policy

Purpose of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how we process the personal information of partners,
participants, and email subscribers of the Voice at the Table (VATT), a project of the
Self Advocacy Resource Unit (SARU).

If you have any questions or concerns relating to this policy, please contact us by
completing our online form or email us at training@voiceatthetable.com.au.

Why do we collect your personal information?

We collect and keep personal information about you in order to fulfil the purpose of
the VATT and SARU, to build the capacity of self advocates, consumer advocates,
service providers and government to enable inclusive and equal civic processes.

What information do we collect and keep?

The personal information we collect and keep could include:

  • Your first and last names
  • Your email address
  • Your organisation
  • Your phone number
  • Any sensitive information you may give us relating to health and disability.*

*We may collect sensitive information in order to deliver more effective and inclusive
services, such as training, but only as needed. You can choose whether or not to
provide this personal information.

How do we collect your information?

We collect the details you provide to us when you “Join Our Mailing List” through the
VATT website. We may also keep your contact details when you contact us by
phone, mail, email, or through the VATT website.

How do we use your information?

The project workers and/or steering committee members who represent the VATT
project and/or the SARU may send you updates about upcoming training, events and
resources, or to gather feedback where appropriate.

We keep your information secure and only for as long as is necessary.
You always have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving our email updates. You may
also request to be removed/deleted from our contact list.

Sharing your personal information

We do not share your personal information outside of the work of the SARU. In
certain circumstances we may be required to share contact details between VATT
partners and/or participants. This information would only be shared with your prior

Access to your personal information

You can contact us in writing to ask us for the personal information that we hold
about you at any time. We will give you access to the information within a reasonable
time and in the manner requested by you, subject to Australian Law.