Privacy Protection, Consent and Confidentiality: VOLUNTEERS
To effectively carry out its operations, Sunshine Coast Community Services collects personal information from volunteers. It is our policy not to disclose personal information about our volunteers without consent.
Please read and accept our Confidentiality Agreement,
- Confidentiality is important in establishing and maintaining trusting and lasting relationships among: Society clients, their families and legal guardians; potential employees, current employees and their families; volunteers and their families; Board members, Society members, donors and their families; our funders and those who work for them; and other partners in community and those who work for them.
- Confidentiality is the cornerstone to ensuring that privileged information is accessible only to those authorized to have access.
- Confidentiality acknowledges respect for an individual’s right to privacy.
- Confidentiality assumes that those who pledge to safeguard confidential information will do so.
- When using open/shared space (staff rooms, hallways, cubicles, or out in the community), privileged information that may be inadvertently shared or overheard is respected and kept confidential.