Privacy Policy

By visiting this website, you agree to the below Terms & Conditions.

This website – – is wholly operated by Food Next Door Co-Op Ltd (ABN 63 220 050 847)

The personal information that you provide to Food Next Door Co-Op may be used for the following purposes:

  • To process donations and issue receipts
  • To provide you with important information about Food Next Door Co-Op, or associated organisations Out of the Box and Mildura Community Water Bank Inc, including project updates and special offers from our partner organisations
  • To help us to develop and deliver effective marketing and fundraising campaigns
  • To help us keep track of the history you have with the organisation

Food Next Door Co-Op may share your personal information with third party suppliers who have been engaged by Us for the specific purpose of contacting supporters regarding one of the abovementioned areas. In this instance, strict privacy guidelines will be adhered to.

The types of personal information that we may request from you include:

  • Contact information (names, address, email address, phone number etc)
  • Banking and credit card details

You can control the amount of personal information you share with us, however, you may not qualify for some of Food Next Door Co-Op’s services and offerings if you do not provide the minimum required information.

You are entitled to change the personal details that Food Next Door Co-Op holds about you if they have changed or are incorrect and be assured that we will take reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised use.

You can request access to your personal information or request to be removed from our database at any time by simply contacting us.


The Food Next Door Co-Op website or its third-party tools use cookies, which are necessary to its functioning.  By using this website, you agree to the Cookie Policy.

We use cookies to:

  • Identify our logged-in users and provide associated website services
  • Send anonymous data to analytics programs such as Google Analytics, to help us understand site traffic and user engagement

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.