Privacy Policy


The Good News Email – Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how The Good News Email uses and protects any Personal  Information that you give The Good News Email when you use this website.

The Good News Email is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  Any Personal Information collected by The Good News Email will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy  

1.     We may change all or part of this Privacy Policy at any time.  If we do, the new Privacy Policy will be posted on The Good News Email website.

2.     Your subsequent or continued use of The Good News Email will constitute your acceptance of any changes.

3.     If you object to any changes to the Privacy Policy, your only remedy is to immediately discontinue your use of The Good News Email.

What Personal Information we collect

4.     We may collect and hold the following information about you:

(a)   name and job title;

(b)   contact information including email address;

(c)   demographic information such as postal code, preferences and interests; and

(d)   other information relevant to your use of The Good News Email, including customer surveys and/or offers.

What we do with the Personal Information we gather

5.     We require certain information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

(a)   sending you our daily email newsletter;

(b)   internal record keeping;

(c)   improving our products and services;

(d)   contacting you by email, phone, fax or mail; and

(e)   customising the website according to your interests.

Disclosure of Personal Information

6.     Your Personal Information will not be shared, sold, rented or disclosed other than as described in this Privacy Policy.

7.     We may disclose Personal Information:

(a)   to the police, any relevant authority or enforcement body, or your internet service provider or network administrator, for example, if we have reason to suspect that you have committed a breach of any of our Conditions, or have otherwise been engaged in any unlawful activity, and we reasonably believe that disclosure is necessary; and

(b)   as required or permitted by any law (including the Privacy Act).

8.     In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, sale of assets, dissolution, or similar event, involving The Good News Email, Personal Information may be transferred to a third party.

Direct marketing

9.     We may send you direct marketing communications and information about products and services that we consider may be of interest to you.

10.  These communications may be sent in various forms, including mail, SMS or email, in accordance with applicable marketing laws, such as the Spam Act 2004 (Cth).

11.  If you indicate a preference for a method of communication, we will endeavour to use that method whenever practical to do so.

12.  At any time, you may opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by contacting us or by using the opt-out facilities provided (e.g. an unsubscribe link).

Accessing and correcting your personal information

13.  You may request access to any Personal Information we hold about you at any time by contacting us.

14.  Where we hold information that you are entitled to access, we will try and provide you with suitable means of accessing it (for example, by mailing or emailing it to you).

15.  We will not charge for simply making a request and will not charge for making any corrections to your personal information.

16.  If you make an access request, we will ask you to verify your identity.

17.  There may be instances where we cannot grant you access to the personal information we hold.  For example, we may need to refuse access if granting access would interfere with the privacy of others, or if it would result in a breach of confidentiality. If that happens, we will give you written reasons for any refusal.

18.  If you believe that personal information we hold about you is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate, then you may request us to amend it.  We will consider if the information requires amendment.  If we do not agree that there are grounds for amendment, then we will add a note to the personal information stating that you disagree with it.

19.  If you believe your privacy has been breached by us, have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy please, contact us and provide details of the incident so that we can investigate it. 


20.  We are committed to ensuring that your Personal Information is secure.  In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information we collect.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

21.  We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

22.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

23.  You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

24.  Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site we do not have any control over that other website.

25.  We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


In these terms and conditions:

"Conditions" means these terms and conditions, together with The Good News Email Privacy Policy and any additional terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers displayed elsewhere on The Good News Email.

"Good News Email" means all of the websites that we own and/or operate from time to time, regardless of how those websites are accessed by users (including via the Internet, mobile phone or any other device).

“Personal Information” means any information that can be used to personally identify you. This may include (but is not limited to) your name, age, gender, postcode and contact details (including phone numbers and email addresses).

"Us", "we" or "our" means The Good News Email, ABN: 11 783 809 966.