Privacy & Terms of Use

Aid to the Church In Need is committed to protecting your privacy and respecting the dignity and rights of our benefactors. 

Collecting your information
Aid to the Church in Need acquires your personal information when you contact us, register to receive information, make an application for aid, acquire devotional items, make a donation or in any other way supply us with personal data. 

Using your information

We use the personal information you provide to us for the purpose for which it was provided to us, for other related purposes, or as permitted or required by law. Such purposes include:

  • Processing donations and transactions, including issuing receipts
  • Communicating with you via mail, email, or phone
  • Responding to your questions, comments, or other requests
  • Undertaking marketing activities
  • Analysing our effectiveness
  • Any other purpose identified at the time of collecting your information

Sharing your information
Aid to the Church in Need will not share your personal details with other organisations or companies for the purposes of those organisations' or companies' marketing. 

Aid to the Church in Need does share your information with third-party suppliers but only for the purposes of carrying out the work of Aid to the Church in Need (for example the despatch of our Mirror newsletter or E-newsletter).

Protecting your information:
Aid to the Church in Need will take action to ensure that the information you disclose to us is kept safely. Aid to the Church in Need will never intentionally misuse or allow others to misuse the personal details we collect or hold. 

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to analyse the effectiveness of our site and the location of users. No personally identifiable information is involved. 

Your Rights
You have the right at any time to ask Aid to the Church In Need to stop sending you information and we will respect your wishes. You have the right at any time to access the information, which Aid to the Church In Need holds about you. Please contact us if you would like to have a copy of the information that we have stored about you on our database. 

Changes to your information: Aid to the Church In Need wishes to ensure that the information that we hold about you is accurate. Please contact us if you wish to advise us of any changes to your personal details. 

Use of Cookies
Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our site. Cookies are pieces of information that some websites transfer to the computer that is browsing that website and are used for record-keeping purposes at many websites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular website and to make sure you don't see the same adv. repeatedly. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function properly when you view them.

Friend referrals
Visitors to our site may choose to refer friends to the site or may ask us to send friend's information about Aid to the Church In Need. They do so at their own discretion and should ensure that they receive their friend's permission for this. 

Other Websites:
Our site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which Aid to the Church in Need has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Modifications to this Privacy Policy
Aid to the Church In Need reserves the right to modify or replace this privacy policy without prior warning. The new privacy policy will be published on this page of the website. Your continued use of the website constitutes your acceptance of this privacy policy. You are advised to check periodically for any changes in the privacy policy of this website. If you do not agree to any new privacy policy, you should leave the site immediately. 


Aid to the Church in Need has local and international policies in place around safeguarding, codes of conduct, and complaint handling. These can be obtained by making contact with the Australian office.

Contact regarding this Policy:
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact: Aid to the Church in Need PO Box 335, PENRITH NSW 2751 Australia or you can call us: 1800 101 201 you can also send an email to: