Privacy statement

The ACNC will only collect, store, use, disclose and destroy your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.

Schedule 1 to the Privacy Act 1988 contains the Australian Privacy Principles which regulate the way in which organisations and government departments can collect and use personal information. Our privacy policy sets out the way in which the ACNC complies with these principles.

When you view our website or log in to the ACNC Charity Portal, a record of your visit is logged for statistical purposes. This record includes the following information, which is provided by your browser:

  • your server address
  • the date and time of the visit to the site
  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • the previous site visited
  • the type of browser used.

This information is used to help us understand our users and to maintain and improve our services. This information will not be disclosed to any other government agency, organisation or individual unless we are required by law to do so.

Privacy policy

Our privacy policy sets out how we will comply with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs). The APPs are legally binding on the ACNC and regulate the way in which organisations and government agencies can collect, store, use and disclose personal information, and how you can access and correct that information.

Our privacy policy includes how and why we collect, store and use email addresses and other personal information required by some forms in the Charity Portal.

Read our full privacy policy.

Privacy impact assessment register

The Privacy (Australian Government Agencies – Governance) APP Code 2017 (Privacy Code) requires us to undertake privacy impact assessments (PIAs) in certain instances and to maintain a register of those PIAs from 1 July 2018.

The Privacy Code also requires us to publish the register, or a version of the register, on our website.

PIA titleProject nameDate of PIA

Use of third party Massive Open Online Course platform Privacy Impact Assessment

e-Learning4 June 2021
Engagement with another Commonwealth Government agency Privacy Impact AssessmentData-matching with another Commonwealth Government agency18 June 2021