FOUR PAWS Australia (Animal Welfare) Limited ABN 86 601 868 286 ("we", "our" and "us")

GPO Box 2845
Sydney NSW 2001


T: 1800 454 228

Facts and circumstances of collection

We generally collect your personal information directly from you via the internet, email, mail, phone or in person. 

We might also collect your personal information from third parties, including from our supporters or donors (who may be a friend or family member of yours who decide to supply us with your information because they think you might be interested in supporting our cause), one of our international FOUR PAWS affiliates, our professional marketing and fundraising contractors.

Purposes of collection

We collect your personal information for a number of reasons, including:

  • allowing us to process your donations to enable us to raise funds to assist and support programs for the promotion of animal welfare
  • keeping you informed of our activities, campaigns and updates
  • developing or evaluating our services and programs to better achieve our purposes and mission
  • complying with our legal obligations

We may also use your information for direct marketing and to promote our charitable activities and other services that we think will interest you. You are entitled to opt out of direct marketing at any time by contacting us.

Consequences if personal information is not collectedYou are not required to provide us with your personal information, but if you do not, we might not be able to maintain our donor relationship with you to process your donation or allow you to participate in some of our activities.
The organisations we may disclosure your personal information toWe may disclose your information to external service providers (such as fundraising agents, banking providers, legal service providers, information technology service providers, call centres etc), FOUR PAWS affiliates located in other countries and other organisations/persons required by law.
Our Privacy Policy

You can access our Privacy Policy at for more information about how we handle personal information.

Our Privacy Policy contains information about how you may access your personal information held by us and seek the correction of such information as well as how you may make and how we deal with privacy complaints.

Disclosure to overseas recipientsWe may disclose your personal information outside of Australia in limited circumstances. FOUR PAWS is part of an international charity with offices in many countries.  Our international entity, VIER PFOTEN International, is based in Austria. The countries to which we may disclose your personal information include but is not limited to Austria. We are committed to safeguarding your personal information and will comply with all applicable laws relating to the cross-border data disclosure.

Do you have further question?

Please contact us!