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Painga Project is committed to responsible privacy practices, and to complying with the Information Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1993 and all other applicable legislation governing privacy.

Our respect for our subscribers’ privacy is paramount. We have policies and procedures to ensure that all personal information is handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Principles.

What does this privacy policy cover?

Painga Project does not, and never will, sell or rent your personal information to any entity.

This Privacy Policy applies to personal information collected by Painga Project through other means including but not limited to subscribing via our website, volunteering, donating, working with Painga Project and face to face meetings.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

Painga Project may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, we encourage you to revisit this page periodically.

Personal information

Painga Project may collect personal information about you such as your name, address, phone number, email address and if you are a donor, your payment details.

Painga Project does not have direct access to your payment details. Our third party payment providers encrypt these details. 

Painga Project may use publicly available information to update your details.

Painga Project will not collect identifying information from people if it is not necessary.

Use of personal information

Painga Project uses personal information provided for the purposes for which it is provided, and for related purposes relevant to Painga Project’s activities. Purposes such as:

  • Processing donations and issuing receipts.

  • Keeping you informed of Painga Project’s activities, and to answer questions that you may have about Painga Project.

  • Requesting your support (either financial or otherwise).

  • Improving our website.

  • Conducting supporter research (so that Painga Project can better understand our supporters and what motivates them).

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from Painga Project’s email list, you can do so by clicking the “unsubscribe” link which appears at the bottom of all emails or contact us using the details at the bottom of this policy.

Painga Project maintains records of individuals who contact Painga Project for further information in order to contact them later and respond appropriately. We do not provide this information to anyone else unless you give us your permission, and we do not use this information for other purposes.

By providing Painga Project with your personal information, you accept this privacy policy and authorise Painga Project to collect, store and process your information in the ways outlined in this policy.

Social network, targeted advertising and web-analytics

Painga Project uses Facebook and Instagram to keep the public up to date.

Painga Project also gathers information automatically about visits to our website to help Painga Project maintain and improve its design, and to evaluate traffic statistics, such as the times of day and days of week at which Painga Project see peak traffic, and to assess the relative popularity of different areas of the site. Painga Project uses Google Analytics to gather this data and analyse it. Google Analytics collects information about the date and time in which Painga Project’s websites were accessed, and may also track a visitor’s movement within the site, but does not collect personal information about the visitor. Painga Project uses this data to improve our website performance.


A cookie is an element of data that Painga Project’s websites can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. Painga Project’s websites uses cookies to customise certain options and to make it easier for registered users to comment and complete online action forms without re-entering data, and to improve the experience of regular visitors. You may set your web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, or to disable cookies altogether.

Your rights

You have the right to know what information Painga Project maintains about you, and to correct it in case of error. If you have any questions about the information Painga Project maintains about you or your supporter details please contact Painga Project on the details below. To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, Painga Project may verify that you are who you say you are before we can give you access to your information or make changes to your information.

By signing up as a subscriber or donor, you accept this privacy policy and authorise Painga Project to collect, store and process your information in the ways mentioned above.

How to contact Painga Project

If you have any queries or questions regarding our Privacy Policy please email us at

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