Variety - The Children's Charity Incorporated (we, our, us) collects and handles personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020. This privacy statement applies to parents/caregivers, children and sponsors. If you are a parent/caregiver, references to you in this privacy statement apply to your child as well.
The personal information we may collect from you as part of providing our services (including considering funding applications, and providing our programmes) includes:
We may collect personal information about you in several ways, including:
You do not have to provide us with, or allow us to collect, your personal information, however, we may be unable to provide you with our services (including any funding) if we do not have your identifying information.
We collect personal information for the following purposes:
Personal information we collect will not be shared with any third parties, other than:
To make sure that our programmes are successful, Variety needs to appeal to the public to raise funds. If you are seeking funding, we may use details from your child’s application, or any photos and stories you share with us, to help with our public fundraising activities. We will not fully identify your child but may use your child’s photo, first name, age, the support needed / received and the region they are from.
We will keep your personal information on our database only for as long as is required for the purposes for which the information may be lawfully used. After that, we will de-identify or securely destroy the information.
You have a right to access the personal information that we hold about you, and to request correction of any information that we hold (including by providing a statement of correction). To exercise these rights, contact our Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (09) 520 4111.
Variety is a registered charitable organization under the Charities Act 2005.
Our Charities Commission registration number is CC24039.