At Southern Cross Wildlife Care, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information that maybe received and collected by Southern Cross Wildlife Care and how it is used. 

Southern Cross Wildlife Care values privacy and has strict website integrity and security controls.

We encourage you to read the following points regarding our privacy policies that may affect you. If you have any concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us

Who we are?

Southern Cross Wildlife Care is an Australian registered ‘non profit’ charity 

What information do we collect?

Our website has no automatic operational personal data collection facilities. Our charity does not automatically collect nor disseminate any personal user data.


We have a nominated PayPal account for the charity and we also have direct bank deposit payment facilities listed on the website.

PayPal - Your use of those facilities is subject to PayPal Privacy Policy.

Online Banking – our website provides account details only, no online processing links.

Volunteer – Form

We utilise an online website form for optional registration of your offer to volunteer for our charity. 

That form is built by a WordPress Plugin ‘Contact Form 7’, and provides the information you supply as a formalised email direct to the charity. Your consent to submit personal details is recognised by your ticking the required form 'check box' as acknowledgement of your acceptance to provide these personal details.

Facebook – Feed to our website

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our website. 

This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending”our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook

For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, Southern Cross Wildlife Care makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user's movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Southern Cross Wildlife Care does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customise Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. This cookie information is not shared

We utilise a WordPress Plugin called 'Slimstat Analytics' - that states " One of our primary goals is to make sure that you and only you are the sole owner of the data collected by our plugin. This has always been what makes Slimstat stand out from the crowd: while Jetpack, Google Analytics and many other services have full unrestricted access to the data they collect on your website, we at Slimstat don't treat our users as the product that we sell to other companies."


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