The Women’s Mentoring Foundation (WMF) is a not for profit organisation that helps women heal from hurt, distress, grief and trauma experienced in their life. We support women in building their self-leadership through increasing confidence, focus, and better mental, emotional and social health. We do this with the aid of our programs, speaking engagements, therapy and various events throughout the year.
Our website address is: https://womensmentoringfoundation.com.
Your privacy is very important to us and we will always act to protect your personal information. We take this responsibility seriously and are very careful about how and when your personal information is collected, used and shared. This statement outlines what our commitment is, why we need to collect personal information, who we may share that personal information with and how you may request access to and correction of the personal information that we hold. This statement relates to personal information we collect through this website.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, website and IP address in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also setup several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
The type of personal information we collect is dependent on the type of service or interaction you wish to receive. Personal information we collect may include: your name, phone, email, address, date of birth (if relevant), gender, and any other information you have provided relating to the service you requested. You may decide what personal information to provide to us. However, if you do not provide it, we may not be able to provide you with the service you may have requested. We do not store your credit card details in any way; they are secured by 128-bit SSL encryption and transmitted directly by you to our payment processing provider.
During the course of business we may at times be required to collect Sensitive Information about individuals, which may include information about your health (including genetic and mental health information), racial or ethnic origin, political opinions or memberships, religious or philosophical affiliations or criminal record. Collection of any Sensitive Information will be done in accordance with the government regulations.
We will only disclose Sensitive Information that we may collect or hold about you for the purposes for which it was collected, or for directly related purposes you would reasonably expect us to use it for, or if you have expressly consented to that disclosure, or if we are otherwise authorised or compelled by law or a court/tribunal order to disclose that Sensitive Information.
We may disclose your Sensitive Information to recipients that are outside of Australia. We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that any overseas recipients of your Sensitive Information comply with the government regulations.
We may exchange your personal information with other WMF associated organisations and organisations who perform part of our service delivery or provide other support services to us, for example, organisations that assist us with postal, data processing and analysis, research, mail, promotional, customer contact, technology, banking, payment, and maintenance services. We may otherwise use or disclose your personal information with your consent (or if we have given you notification of the intended use or disclosure and you have not objected to that use or disclosure) or where required or authorised by law, which may include emergency situations and assisting law enforcement agencies.
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
Third parties to whom we disclose personal information may be located in Australia, or other countries.
We hold the information for a time of our own discretion or until such time as you contact us and ask for your information to be removed from our system or destroyed.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Our service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We may take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Your California Privacy Rights (California’s Shine the Light law)
Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California’s Shine the Light law), California residents with an established relationship with us can request information once a year about sharing their personal data with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes.
If you’d like to request more information under the California Shine the Light law, and if you are a California resident, You can contact us using the contact information provided below or on our Contact page.
California Privacy Rights for Minor Users (California Business and Professions Code Section 22581)
California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 allows California residents under the age of 18 who are registered users of online sites, services or applications to request and obtain removal of content or information they have publicly posted.
To request removal of such data, and if you are a California resident, you can contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account.
Be aware that your request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of content or information posted online and that the law may not permit or require removal in certain circumstances.
We may use automation service platforms like Zapier.com or Automate.io, etc to automate our internal processes, and delivery of our services and programs. Your data may be used in these automations to enable our services and programs.
We may disclose your personal information to relevant industry authorities in the course of providing our services to you.
We will only disclose your personal information that we may collect or hold about you for the purposes for which it was collected, or for directly related purposes you would reasonably expect us to use it for, or if you have expressly consented to that disclosure, or if we are otherwise authorised or compelled by law or a court/tribunal order to disclose that personal information.