Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement for Survey Data  Collection 

At Bree Gorman Consulting, we value your privacy and are committed to treating the  personal information we collect in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles  in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth.) (the Privacy Act). This Privacy Policy explains how we  handle the personal information we collect during surveys. In this Privacy Policy,  ‘BGC’, ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to Bree Gorman Consulting.  

1. Personal information is information or an opinion about a person who can be  identified or is reasonably identifiable. 

The types of personal information we will collect in this survey include: 

Your cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic origin, religion,  age, department or organisational area, level/classification and caring status. In  some cases, this could mean you may be identifiable to Bree Gorman Consulting. At  no point will this identifiable information be given to your employer.  

We will not be collecting: 

Your name, address, email, IP address or phone number. 

We will only collect and use sensitive information with your consent, in accordance  with applicable laws or in a de-identified aggregated manner.  

2. Purpose for collecting, holding, using and disclosing personal information. 

The information we collect will only be used for the purposes of informing our report  to the client and potentially guide any further work. To ensure your privacy, all output  is anonymised or aggregated so that no personal information or specific information  relating to you is shared. We only report on groups of people of more than 10 to  protect your anonymity.

3. Survey tool 

Bree Gorman Consulting uses Survey Monkey to collect demographic and  experiential data. Survey Monkey use third party cookies which cannot identify you  and is only used to ensure surveys run smoothly. The information collected in these  surveys is transmitted and stored securely in the United States and is subject to the  privacy laws of that country and Survey Monkey’s privacy policy. A copy of that  privacy policy is available at

By using Survey Monkey, you acknowledge that this information may be hosted  overseas and subject to laws outside Australia and consent to this. 

You may decline to provide this information by not responding to this survey or respond to some of the survey questions by using the prefer not to say option while  answering others. You may also maintain your privacy by choosing to use a printable  version of the survey which you can post or email to Bree Gorman Consulting. 

4. Complaints  

If you have any concerns or complaints about how we handle your personal  information, please contact us by emailing We will respond  to your initial contact and provide a complaint form to provide details of your  complaint. We will work to reply to you within 30 days of receipt of the completed  complaint form and, where appropriate, will advise you of the general reasons for the  outcome of the complaint. While we hope that we will be able to resolve any  complaints you may have without needing to involve third parties, if you are not  satisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you can refer your complaint to the  Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

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