Website Privacy

Website Privacy

Patchwork NSW values your privacy and follows current Australian best practice guidelines to ensure your privacy is protected.

Generally, any information collected by Patchwork NSW is provided by you when you chose to stay up to date. This normally includes your name, email address and work phone number. This information helps us customise your online experience to suit your interests. We will not share your information with anyone else, except where legally allowed, or required.

When you comment on our content, you are acknowledging that your comments will be published with your name. We do not allow anonymous comments. Patchwork NSW is moderated, and any comments that are defamatory or otherwise inappropriate will be removed.

We remind and encourage you not to disclose any personal information when commenting on content. Participants acknowledge that Patchwork NSW cannot control the use of information you post publicly on this site.

Patchwork NSW collects non-identifying information relating to website usage by visitors to the website via cookies to improve your website experience. This information includes time, date, IP address, browser and other general website usage information.


Generally we collect information that you provide in the registration process, surveys or from a variety of other sources. Information is also collected on third party platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, if you agree on these platforms to share this information. Cookies are used to collect non-identifying information.


Information is collected to improve, personalise and customise your website experience. Information is also used to communicate with you about various topics of interest to Patchwork users.


All emails sent via automated mailing lists will clearly identify Patchwork NSW or its representative as the sender and will include a suitable method for unsubscribing.

Disclosure of Information

Personal information provided to Patchwork NSW and information collected by Patchwork NSW will not be disclosed to any other third party except where legally required.