Privacy Collection Notice

Why we collect your personal information

The Susan McKinnon Foundation administers the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership in collaboration with the University of Melbourne. We are collecting and processing your personal information:

  • to ensure McKinnon Prize nominations received are genuine;
  • for individuals submitting nominations for the McKinnon Prize, where consent is provided, to facilitate contacting you if required to request further information on your nomination;
  • for individuals who have been nominated for the McKinnon Prize, to seek your consent to be engaged in McKinnon Prize activities;
  • to inform general business analysis, quality assurance, reporting and planning activities.

The “processing” of personal information refers to all activities relating to the management of your personal information, from its collection and use, through to its storage and disposal, and everything in between.

How we process your personal information

We will process your personal information as necessary for our legitimate interests, in accordance with applicable privacy laws, and only under the following circumstances:

  • for the purpose for which it was collected; or
  • a related purpose which you might reasonably expect; or
  • where you have consented to the processing; or
  • if we are required or permitted to do so by law.

We may share your personal information with contracted service providers or partners engaged by us to perform legitimate functions on our behalf, such as those outlined in this privacy collection notice.

Your information may be shared with the University of Melbourne to enable joint administration of the McKinnon Prize.

Further privacy information

Refer to the Susan McKinnon Foundation’s Privacy Policy for general information about how we process and protect personal information.

Your Consent

By using this website you consent to the Susan McKinnon Foundation Privacy Policy and to your information being monitored by Google in accordance with Google’s privacy policy. Susan McKinnon Foundation reserves the right to make amendments to its Privacy Policy at any time.


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