Building resilient regional and remote Queensland communities.

Privacy Policy

QCoal Foundation has developed this Privacy Policy to document how we manage personal information. This Privacy Policy only applies to this website.

Collection of personal information

QCoal Foundation does not collect personally identifying data from this website except when specifically and knowingly provided by you. We log all user internet protocol (“IP”) addresses for the purpose of compiling site demographic data and monitoring usage and performance of this website. Some information may be recorded passively while you use this website.

We may make use of ‘cookies’ to gather data to understand how visitors use this website. This information may include (and may not be limited to) browser type, geographical location and operating system metrics. The recorded data is used anonymously.

Collection, storage, use and disclosure

We only collect personal information from you for purposes that are reasonably necessary for our functions or activities and for any other purpose that you have expressly or impliedly consented to. We may ask you to provide personal information if you submit an application or feedback to this site. We will only do this to meet your needs (eg. process your application, answer a question), to meet our needs (eg. demographic analysis) or if required by law.

We may disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which it was collected and any related secondary purpose that we could reasonably be expected to use it for. We may disclose your personal information to third parties depending on the function or activity for which we collect your personal information or for legal or regulatory purposes.

Website links

The QCoal Foundation website may contain links to third party websites operated by others. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those websites. QCoal Foundation is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of those websites. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with the privacy policy of any third party website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may change this policy from time to time without notice. Any updated versions will be posted on this website and will be effective from the date of posting.

Data security

We take all reasonable steps to protect personal information supplied by you through this website from misuse, interference, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.


By visiting this website, submitting your personal data to this website and communicating with us you acknowledge and agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Access to your personal information

You can access and correct the personal information we hold about you. Please contact us to do so. We cannot give you information about anyone else.

We will ask you to verify your identity before giving access. We may charge a fee to cover the cost of retrieval and supply of personal information. The fee will not be excessive and we will advise you if a fee will apply and the amount of that fee before we proceed with giving you access.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by the law in force in Queensland, Australia. You agree to irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the court of Queensland and courts of appeal from them. You agree to waive any objection you may have now or in the future with respect to any proceedings that may be brought at any time relating to this website to the venue of any proceedings and any claim you may have now or in the future that any proceedings have been brought in an inconvenient forum if that venue falls within this clause.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you would like more information about our Privacy Policy.