This website is owned and operated by Ok Tedi Development Foundation.

Ok Tedi Development Foundation is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This Privacy Policy provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you.

Throughout this policy, you will see the terms "Ok Tedi Development Foundation", "we", "us" and "our" - these terms refer to Ok Tedi Development Foundation Limited. You will also see the terms "you", "your" and "yours" - these terms refer to visitors and users of our website.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are content with any changes. 

This policy is effective from September 2012.

Personal Information

Personal information is any information that identifies an individual or information by which an individual's identity can be reasonably determined. Personal information about you is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. All personal information we collect is done in accordance with the law and in fair manner . It is our intention that this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with the Privacy Law 1988 (Cth).

We do not ask you to submit your personal information if you are just browsing our website. However, if you choose to make an online donation, you may be required to provide us with personal information including your name, email address, and other identifying information. 

Use of Personal Information

To make an online contribution to us, we may ask you to provide credit card or other billing information. This includes, but may not be limited to, your name, address, billing address, credit card type and expiration date. In addition, to subscribe to our newsletter, you may be asked to submit personal information including name, address, and email address.

Personal information that you submit to us shall only be used for the purpose for which it was submitted or for any secondary purpose, unless we specifically disclose other uses in this Internet Privacy Policy or at the time of collection.

Copies of correspondence sent from the website that may contain personal information may be stored as archives for record keeping purposes only. 

Collecting information on Registered members

As part of registering with us, we collect personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of our services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to us as detailed below.

Registration is completely optional. Registration may include submitting your name, email address, address, telephone numbers, option on receiving updates and promotional material and other information. You may access this information at any time by logging in and going to your account.

Credit Card Details

Credit Card details are only stored for the processing of payment and will be deleted once payment is processed.


We only use and disclose personal information for a purpose, other than its primary purpose, when disclosure is necessary and directly related to the primary purpose of collection. Primarily, we will use personal information to supply our projects, services or information, to the extent permitted by law.

We may be required to share personal information with:

  • service providers that assist us in our business, such as technology and security services;
  • professional advisors including lawyers, auditors and accountants and;
  • other contractors that assist us to provide our business.

However we will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in good faith or belief that such action is necessary to:

  • conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us or the site;
  • protect and defend the rights or property of Ok Tedi Development Foundation and;
  • act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our website, or the public.

We ensure that any disclosure is limited to what is necessary and allowed by law.


We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to our sites, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.

However, we will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. Once we do receive your transmission, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.

In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.

Collecting Information for Users

IP Addresses

Our web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.

Cookies and Applets

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. These cookies allow us to increase your security by storing your session ID and are a way of monitoring single user access.
This aggregate, non-personal information is collated and provided to us to assist in analysing the usage of the site.

Access to Information

We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected.

In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us.

Links to other sites

We provide links to Web sites outside of our web sites, as well as to third party websites. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of companies linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that Web site and its privacy statement.

Further Information

For further information about Ok Tedi Development Foundation and how we operate, please refer to our website

If you would like more information about privacy in general, please refer to the Australian Privacy Commissioner's website: