Privacy Policy

The North Balwyn Congregation of the Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Victoria (UCA) acknowledges and respects the privacy of all individuals. We support and endorse the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 and will comply with these principles whenever personal information as defined by the Act is collected by us.

The North Balwyn Congregation is part of the UCA and its purpose is to provide effective ministry to its people.  The congregation conducts its activities and functions in accordance with the National Privacy Principles as follows:

Collection and use of personal information

Personal information is collected and used by the congregation for the purpose of

Disclosure of personal information

Personal information will only be disclosed to the minister, elders and pastoral carers of the congregation. We will not disclose your personal information to a third party without your consent.

Your access

Should you wish to access our records of your personal information we will arrange it within 14 days of your written request. An administration fee of $20.00 applies.

Accuracy, up to date

We will record your information accurately and update it in our records on written advice.

Destruction of unnecessary personal information

We conduct a review of our personal information records annually, usually in May, and remove any personal information that is no longer required.

Protection of personal information

We protect your personal information from

by restricting access to our files and database to the minister and staff responsible for conducting the business of the congregation and the UCA auditors.

Contact details

We ensure that we provide the name of our organisation and our contact details whenever we collect personal information.


The only information collected at this site relates to the pages visited and this is only used for statistical purposes. No details are made available to any third party. No personal information of any kind is collected.