Privacy policy

Your Privacy – An important message for all users of this web site

In complying with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000, Optometry Giving Sight provides the following advice to users of this Web site about the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information.

The aim of this advice is to inform users of this site about:

What personal information is being collected;
Who is collecting personal information;
How personal information is being used;
Access to personal information collected on this site; and
Security of personal information collected on this site.

Unless this Web site asks for specific personal information in order to respond to requests for information or to register users for particular services, only the following information will be collected when you use this site:

Your server address;
Your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc);
The date and time of your visit to the site;
The pages you accessed and the document(s) downloaded;
The previous site you visited; and
The type of browser you are using.

This information is collected for statistical purposes and to enable us to improve the navigation functions of our Web site.

Who is collecting personal information?

The above information is collected by I-Media. I-Media is an internal, marketing unit based within the Optometry Giving Sight and One Vision organizational structure. I-Media is currently contracted to provide Optometry Giving Sight with Web site facilities, including electronic donor acquisitions.

Where this site specifically asks for your personal information (for example to process and order or to respond to requests for information), your personal information will only be collected by staff of Optometry Giving Sight who have responsibility for responding to such requests or administering such registrations.

How is personal information used?

Personal information collected on this Web site will only be used for the purposes stated at the time of collection.
Your personal information will not be forwarded to any third party.


Optometry Giving Sight’s Web site does not utilize cookies. Access to personal information collected on this site unless required by law to do so, will only be disclosed to a third party if consent has been provided.

Security of personal information collected on this site

Enquiry Form

This site does not provide facilities to guarantee the secure transmission of information across the Internet. Whilst reasonable efforts are used to provide security, users should be aware that there are inherent risks in the transmission of information across the Internet.

Donation Form

Donor information is stored in a secure database provided by eTapestry. eTapestry has its own Privacy Statement which can be found at

Credit card processing is provided by IATS. IATS uses the highest levels of security available on the Internet to protect your personal information. IATS has its own Privacy Statement which can be found at

Your Rights

You can request access to your personal information (if any) that we keep on record. If you believe any information that we keep on record is incorrect or out of date you may request that it be corrected. There is no fee for requesting access to your information; however, we may charge you the reasonable cost of processing your request.

Further Information

For further information about this Privacy Statement and the Optometry Giving Sight Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer.