Ponting Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of any personal information which you provide to us.

This Privacy Policy describes Ponting Foundation’s policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. By accessing the Ponting Foundation or Biggest Game of Cricket websites or any of the Ponting Foundation or Biggest Game of Cricket mobile websites or apps (together, Services) and providing your information you indicate your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Collection of personal information:

You may provide personal information to Ponting Foundation to receive information, to purchase products, to make a donation, to receive information about or become involved in promotions or other initiatives undertaken by Ponting Foundation. This personal information may include details such as your name, address, mobile number, e-mail address, or the amount you have donated. If you purchase products or make a donation you may provide Ponting Foundation with credit card details and other information which will allow Ponting Foundation to process the transaction. Ponting Foundation may also request your preferences for receiving further information about the Ponting Foundation.

The choice of how much information you provide to Ponting Foundation is yours and of course if you want to use Ponting Foundation’s Services, make a donation, or otherwise participate in Ponting Foundation programs and events, Ponting Foundation will require certain information from you in order to provide the services or conduct the programs and events.

How does Ponting Foundation use the Personal Information?

The personal information you provide to Ponting Foundation through its website may be used by Ponting Foundation for the following purposes:

  • to display on our website the amount of any donation or sponsorship you may make
  • to provide you with information or other communications about Ponting Foundation
  • to involve you in promotions and other initiatives undertaken by Ponting Foundation
  • to include your name and details on our Services if you register
  • to provide you with products you have requested
  • to include your name and details on our Services if you make a donation (unless you choose a private or anonymous donation)

If you choose to provide your personal details to Ponting Foundation you agree that your personal information may be displayed or included as set out above. You also agree that your personal details may accordingly be identified, recovered and displayed by internet search engines. In certain circumstances we may give you the option to keep your information private, for example you have the option to make an anonymous donation, in which case the amount of your donation may be displayed on the but your name will not.

Some of the functions and services relating to the purpose for which you have provided personal information may be outsourced to third party external service providers. When we contract external services providers, we may provide them with your personal information, but only to the extent required for them to fulfil that contract.

Where you have agreed to receive Ponting Foundation emails, Ponting Foundation may use your personal information to send you emails about the Ponting Foundation and the outcomes achieved with the funds raised. You will be provided with an opportunity in each email communication to decline to receive any further communications from Ponting Foundation.

Regardless of where in the world you reside, Ponting Foundation may transfer your data to Australia and the United States and process and store it there. While the data is in those jurisdictions it may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities according to the laws in those jurisdictions.

Other than for the purposes described above, Ponting Foundation will not use your personal information without your prior consent.

Security of your information:

Ponting Foundation takes reasonable steps to ensure the security of all information it collects, including that the information is protected from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. For example, your personal information is maintained in a secure environment, which can be accessed only by authorised personnel. However, no data transmission over the internet or information stored on servers accessible through the internet can be guaranteed to be fully secure. Note that Ponting Foundation does not store credit card information.

Disclosure of Personal Information:

Personal information collected through a Ponting Foundation Service will only be disclosed to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Information may be provided to third parties where any functions or services relating to the purpose for which the personal information is collected are being outsourced or you would reasonably expect Ponting Foundation to disclose it to a third party for a particular purpose.

Ponting Foundation will not use or disclose your personal information except in accordance with this Privacy Policy unless you have consented to the use or disclosure, or where disclosure is necessary to prevent injury to life or health, to investigate any suspected unlawful activity or where the use or disclosure is required or authorised by law.

Access and correction of personal information:

Access to personal information

You may request access to your personal information collected through our Services at any time. Please send an email to info@pontingfoundation.com.au and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible and in any event within 30 days or receiving your request. There may be some legal or regulatory reason why access is denied or amendment refused. If this is so, we will tell you why.

Correction of personal information

If you believe any of your personal information held by Ponting Foundation is not accurate, complete or up-to-date, Ponting Foundation will take reasonable steps to correct the information. To request that your personal information be corrected or updated, please send an email to info@pontingfoundation.com.au.

Links to other websites:

Ponting Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any other website or service that is linked to a Ponting Foundation Service, or for the privacy practices of any third party social media or other service providers that you can access through a Ponting Foundation Service. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of those websites or service providers.

Your visit to our Website:

Ponting Foundation may use cookies (small data files that we store on your computer) to collect anonymous traffic data and also to improve your experience with the Ponting Foundation Services (e.g. to keep you logged in if you request this). You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but this may impact your ability to use the Ponting Foundation Services.

Ponting Foundation may also collect and store information about your visit to a Ponting Foundation Service, including:

  • the name of the domain from which you accessed the internet
  • the date and time you accessed our Services
  • the internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Services
  • the pages you accessed while visiting our Service
  • the device from which you accessed our Services
  • the location from which you accessed our Services

All of the information we collect is aggregated and cannot be used to identify individuals. This information is used to measure the numbers of visitors to our Services and how the Services were used, in order to ensure that the Services are as effective as possible. Ponting Foundation does not collect or use information for the purposes of online behavioural advertising.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time particularly as new rules, regulations and industry codes are introduced. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on the Ponting Foundation website. If we consider that the changes are material we will notify you by email.

How to contact Ponting Foundation:

If you have any concerns or questions, please contact Ponting Foundation at: info@pontingfoundation.com.au.

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