Personal Information Collection Statement

The Foundation for the Western Australian Museum Ltd (Foundation for the WA Museum) (ABN 41 623 497 978) is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) and the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) in relation to the personal information you provide and gives effect to these laws by adhering to the Australian Privacy Principles when dealing with your personal information. 

The Foundation for the WA Museum collects and holds your personal information, that is, information about you such as your name, contact details and records of our dealings with you. We collect this information for the purpose of seeking support, providing our products and services, otherwise engaging with you as one of our contacts, and generally running the Foundation. 

Personal information is collected in order to seek support, provide you with certain content, products and services, otherwise engaging with you as one of our contacts. Unless you opt out or unsubscribe, we will contact you with information on fundraising activities and services and to provide you with information and promotional materials via any medium including mail, telephone and commercial electronic messages [SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multimedia Message Service), IM (Instant Messaging) and email] or any other form of electronic, emerging, digital or conventional communications channel whether existing now or in the future. 

Our website may also collect and use passively collected anonymous information or personal information from various third party sources and may combine this anonymous information or personal information with other personal information collected from you, to provide better service to website users, customise a website based on your preferences, compile and analyse statistics and trends, and otherwise administer and improve its website for your use. 

We collect your personal information directly from you unless it would be impracticable or unreasonable to do so. You may refuse to provide us with some or all of your personal information, however, this may limit the ways in which we can interact with you, including providing you with our services. 

Occasionally, the Foundation for the WA Museum may collect personal information from commercial data providers, referral agents and other data providers who obtained your personal information from third party sources who hold your consent to disclose your personal information to us, or who have otherwise disclosed your personal information to us in circumstances where it is lawful to do so. 

Personal information will not be collected from any person who is known by the Foundation for the WA Museum to be under the age of fifteen (15) without the consent of a parent or legal guardian. 

We may disclose your personal information to third parties, such as related organisations, service providers, professional advisers and government and related authorities. We are unlikely to disclose your personal information outside of Australia. We may use your personal information in order to request your support for the Foundation for the WA Museum and Western Australian Museum, or provide you with information about activities and events that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving our communications at any time by asking us using the contact details below. 

Our Privacy Policy sets out our approach to managing your personal information. In particular, it explains how you may seek to access and/or correct the personal information that we hold about you, as well as how to make a complaint about a breach of our obligations under the Privacy Act, and how we will deal with complaints. You can access our Privacy Policy at

You may contact our Privacy Officer with any queries via:



WA Museum Boola Bardip
Francis Street
Perth WA 6000


(08) 6552 7474