Privacy collection statement

Get Prepared app

Privacy collection notice: Get Prepared app

Who is collecting the information?    
Australian Red Cross Society

Privacy concerns can be sent to:

Head of Legal
Legal & Policy Unit
Australian Red Cross Society
23–47 Villiers St North Melbourne VIC 3051

Tel: 1800 RED CROSS (733 276)
Fax: 61 3 9348 2513

Facts and circumstances of collection
The information will be collected directly from you when you enter it into your phone to access the Get Prepared app.

Is the collection being made because a law or Court order applies? 
No law or Court order applies to the collection of this information.

Why does Red Cross need to collect this information?    
We need to collect this information so we can better tailor the Get Prepared app to your individual needs to assist you in preparing for emergencies and disasters.

The primary purpose for which the information is being collected     
To facilitate your use of the Get Prepared app.

The secondary purposes (if any) for which Red Cross is collecting this information 
To use the information to prepare de-identified reports that will inform future enhancements to the app.

What happens if Red Cross doesn’t collect this information?    
You will not have the full benefit of using the Get Prepared app.

You can use any email address or provide a nickname instead of your real name. However, your correct address must be included if the app is to operate correctly.

The organisations we usually disclose this information to    
Third parties who will store this information on behalf of Red Cross. 

Access and correction    
Information about accessing your information and requesting corrections is set out in Red Cross’ Privacy Policy.

You can request a hard copy of our privacy policy by contacting the representative at the top of this form.

Information about how to complain is also in the Red Cross Privacy Policy. You can also complain direct to the Privacy Commissioner at

Will my information be stored offshore?
Your information may be stored in the cloud.

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