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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Noble Guardians Limited (CAN 630 990 948) as Trustee for the International Centre for
Theravada Buddhism (ICTB) (ABN 80 541 810 199) is committed to providing quality services
to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your
Personal Information.
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988
(Cth) (the Privacy Act). The APPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure
and dispose of your Personal Information.
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the
Australian Information Commissioner at
What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of
Personal Information we collect includes names, addresses, email addresses, phone and
facsimile numbers.
This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including telephone and facsimile, by
email, by meetings, gathering, by person, by authorise form, via our website including
forms on our website, by online forms, by online meeting, from your website, from media
and publications, from other publicly available sources. We don’t guarantee website links or
policy of authorised third parties where you have specifically authorised to do so.
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services and
programs to you. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely
related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use
or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.
When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to
you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
Sensitive Information
Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such
things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political
association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional
body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:

• For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
• For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
• With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.

Third Parties
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from
you. However, where you have specifically authorised us to do so we may collect information
from the third parties.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be disclosed to external services providers (such as information
technology services providers,, legal providers, other community service providers, financial
institutions etc) if necessary to carry out functions and provide our services and programs.
including the following:
• Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
• Where required or authorised by law.
Security of Personal Information
Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss
and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained,
we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information.
However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in files/systems which will be kept
by us for a minimum of 7 years.
Access to your Personal Information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it,
subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us
in writing.
Noble Guardians Limited (CAN 630 990 948) as Trustee for the International Centre for
Theravada Buddhism (ICTB) (ABN 80 541 810 199) will not charge any fee for your access
request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.

In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before
releasing the requested information.

Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information
It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable
steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you
find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as
practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services
to you.
Policy Updates
This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website. We reserve the right
to change this policy at any time.
Privacy Policy Complaints and Enquiries
If you have any queries or complaints about our Privacy Policy please contact us at:

Noble Guardians Limited (CAN 630 990 948) as Trustee for the International Centre for
Theravada Buddhism (ICTB) (ABN 80 541 810 199)
21 Plymouth Blvd, CLYDE NORTH,VIC 3978
0420 824 350