Evangelical Sisterhood of Mary Ltd., Theresa Park, Australia

Your privacy is important and we treat our relationship with you seriously and respect the ongoing trust you have placed in us. We are committed to using any personal information you give us in compliance with the Privacy Act 2000.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Personal data – names and addresses, phone and fax numbers and e-mail addresses – are kept in our databases. We use these data to enable us to communicate with you via conventional means and/or e-mail mailings.

These data are not disclosed to others except to those who are assisting us in planning speaking trips or retreats or in conducting other aspects of our ministry in your area.

Our mailing lists are not sold, rented or given to any individuals or companies for their use. They remain solely in the hands of our organisation. If you wish to have your details corrected, updated or removed, kindly notify us, and we will adjust our records accordingly.

Any other information that you have sent to us will also be kept confidential, unless you specifically request us to share it with others.

Sensitive Information

Those applying to participate in our Faith into Practice Programme are required to submit personal information about themselves and their families with their applications. In addition to this, two references are required. This information will be held confidential and will not be disclosed to anyone outside the Sisterhood.

Information provided during personal talks will also be treated confidentially and not disclosed to anyone, unless you specifically request us to do so.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, kindly contact the privacy officer on tel. (02) 4651-2334, fax (02) 4651-0888 or e-mail: esmaus@marysisters.org.au.

Storage of Collected Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) on our website, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). When Credit Card details are collected, we simply pass them on in order to be processed as required.

We never permanently store complete Credit Card details. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can email us at esmaus@marysisters.org.au.

Access to Collected Information If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by emailing us at privacyofficer@marysisters.org.au. Orders If you purchase a product or service from us, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you.

You may be required to provide contact information (such as name, Email, and postal address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.


Evangelical Sisterhood of Mary uses personally identifiable information for essential communications, such as Emails, accounts information, and critical service details. We may also use this information for other purposes, including some promotional Emails. If at any time a customer wishes not to receive such correspondence, they can request to be removed from any mailing lists by emailing us at esmausr@marysisters.org.au.

You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party. 

Third Parties

Evangelical Sisterhood of Mary may at its discretion use other third parties to provide essential services on our site or for our business processes. We may share your details as necessary for the third party to provide that service.

These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose. Evangelical Sisterhood of Mary does not share any information with third parties for any unknown or unrelated uses. 


We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website.


Links on the Evangelical Sisterhood of Mary site to external entities are not covered within this policy. The terms and conditions set out in this privacy statement only cover the domain name of www.marysisters.org.au.

Changes to Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by Email, or by means of a notice on our homepage.