Privacy Policy


Your privacy is important to us

The Milner Road Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. In accordance with the privacy legislation, we comply with the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) in relation to our handling of your personal information.

Your personal information

The type of personal information we hold about you depends on your relationship with us and the extent to which you have accessed the assistance we provide, particularly financial grants. All information will be collected in accordance with this privacy statement or as otherwise prescribed by the APP.

Depending on the relationship you choose to engage in with Milner Road Foundation, we typically collect and hold the following kinds of personal information:

  • Identity Data which may include your first name, last name, title, date of birth and gender.
  • Contact Data which may include your address, email address and telephone numbers.
  • Financial Data which may include your bank account details.
  • Transaction Data which may include details about payments between us and other details of donations made by you.
  • Technical Data which may include your login data, internet protocol addresses, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, time zone setting and location, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this site.
  • Usage Data which may include information about how you use our website services.

How we collect and use your personal information

We generally collect personal information directly from you.  For example, you may provide data by filling in forms on our site, or by communicating with us by post, phone, email or otherwise,  The purpose of collection of this personal information is to enable the Milner Road Foundation team to determine your eligibility for assistance and to help us understand any benefit you may have gained from that assistance. In the case of grant applications, the information may be provided by a third party such as a charitable organisation on behalf of a school and its students, or a school/university on behalf of a student.

When we may disclose your information

We may disclose your personal information to our Board, agents, contractors or service providers who act or provide their professional services to us. The identity of these agents, contractors and service providers may change from time to time. In general, the types of persons or organisations your information may be disclosed to are:

  • Parties whom we are permitted, authorised or required by law or the APP to disclose your information;
  • Partner organisations and referrers including from a charitable organisation or agency who submits the grant application on your behalf; and
  • Our contracted service providers, research providers and our cloud hosted software systems’ operators and their agents.

You can access your personal information

You may request access to the personal or sensitive information that we hold about you at any time through your referrer or agency (although under the APP some requests may be denied in some circumstances). All requests should be made in writing to your referrer or agency.

Would you like more information?

You can visit the Milner Road Foundation website –, email or call 0401 755 252. Your referrer or agency may also be able to assist with the information you need.