This Privacy Policy sets out the commitment of Brett Lindner Ministries (ABN 93 896 527 078) (“we”, “us”, “our”) to protecting the privacy of personal information we collect about you, including through our website, located at, as well any information collected offline or directly from you.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and contact us using the details set out below if you have any questions.
By providing us with personal information, you indicate that you have had sufficient opportunity to access this Privacy Policy and that you have read and accepted it and consent to the collection, use, holding and disclosure of your personal information as outlined.
If you don’t want to provide personal information to us, then you don’t have to, however this may affect your use of this website.

1. Types of personal information we collect

The types of personal information we collect may include:

  • Name
  • Address(es) – if provided
  • Telephone number – if provided
  • Email address(es)

2. How we collect personal information

We collect this information from you when you make an online donation or submit a contact enquiry on our website.
We will destroy or de-identify information where we form the opinion that the information has been provided to us unlawfully or unfairly.

3. Why we collect, hold, use and disclose personal information

We collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information as is reasonably necessary for us to perform our core functions and activities, including for the following purposes

  • to contact and communicate with you
  • to provide our resources to you
  • as required by law

Where we disclose your personal information to third parties for these purposes, we will ensure that their Privacy Policy adheres to similar standards of privacy protection and/or request that they follow this Privacy Policy regarding handling of your personal information.

4. Use of cookies

As you probably know, a cookie is a small text file that’s placed on your computer to help us remember your preferences, like your location. Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. We use cookies to make it easier and faster for you to use our website. We also use cookies for security purposes to protect you online.

You can block the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that the website may not work as well for you if you disable cookies.

5. Paypal

Our payment gateway is processed through PayPal. They provide us with the online payment platform that allows us to receive your donation/s.

PayPal will use the information we collect as part of the payment processing practice. When you use PayPal Checkout on Brett Lindner Ministries website to store your payment credentials, PayPal will use the Personal Information disclosed to Brett Lindner Ministries (outlined above) to complete donation/s that you choose to make.

Your data is stored through PayPal data storage, databases and the general PayPal application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Where you submit a donation via our Website, you will be providing your credit card details or connected bank account details to our payment gateway service provider, PayPal and our bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Your credit card details are not stored by the Service and cannot be accessed by Brett Lindner Ministries. You should refer to PayPal’s privacy policy for details regarding how PayPal uses and discloses your credit card details and any other personal information it collects.
(Access PayPal’s privacy policy here).

6. How you can access and correct your personal information

Access: You can request details of personal information that we hold about you in certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Act). We will respond to any request to access, correct or delete information within a reasonable time.

Correction: If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please contact us using the details below. We will endeavour to promptly correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date and to notify you of the correction, unless it is impracticable or unlawful to do so.

Deletion: If you want us to delete personal information we hold about you or to not collect information from you for a specific purpose, please contact us using the details below. We will functionally delete the information and we will not sell, transfer, or use personal information relating to you in any way moving forward.

We will functionally delete the information and we will not sell, transfer, or use personal information relating to you in any way moving forward.

We will respond to any request to access, correct or delete information within a reasonable time.

7. Security of your information

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

Brett Lindner Ministries requires all people within and its contractors to perform their duties in a manner that is consistent with Brett Lindner Ministries legal responsibilities in relation to privacy.

Brett Lindner Ministries will take all reasonable steps to ensure that paper and electronic records containing Personal Information are stored in facilities that are only accessible by people within Brett Lindner Ministries who have a genuine “need to know” as well as “right to know”.

Are personal account details safe when being transmitted?

Brett Lindner Ministries strives to protect your personal information during its transmission. Brett Lindner Ministrie’s secure server software (SSL) is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including your name and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. However, while Brett Lindner Ministries maintains high standards in protecting your security, no transmission over the Internet or storage of information on servers connected to the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure.

Are personal account details stored safely?

Brett Lindner Ministries takes reasonable steps to ensure the security of personal information held by it from such risks as loss or unauthorised access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure of data. Brett Lindner Ministries only permits your details to be accessed by authorised personnel.

8. How you can make a complaint about privacy breach

If you believe that we have breached this Privacy Policy and want to make a complaint about that breach, please contact us using the details set out below. If you are unsatisfied with our response, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner may be able to assist you with a review of our decision. Contact the OAIC for more information.

9. How you can unsubscribe or opt out

We like to keep our donors and website visitors who have used our contact form up to date, so from time to time we may send you newsletters, invitations or updates. Our emails will always come with an “Unsubscribe” option, so you can opt out at any time. To unsubscribe from our email database simply reply to the email with a request to unsubscribe.

10. Changes to this policy

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we’ll let you know by posting such changes on our website.

11. Contact details

For any questions or notice, please contact us using these details:

Brett Lindner Ministries

This Privacy Policy was last updated: 02 October 2020