Last Updated: 28-09-2023


St. John The Baptist Antiochian Orthodox Church, Croydon Park, Sydney, Australia (“we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices concerning the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information when you visit our website located at (“Website”). By accessing or using our Website, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

  1. Personal Information: When you visit our Website, we may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other contact details. We may collect this information when you sign up for newsletters, make donations, or interact with our online forms.

  2. Usage Information: We may collect information about your interactions with our Website, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, pages viewed, and access times. We may use cookies and similar technologies to collect this information. You can control the use of cookies through your browser settings.

How We Use Your Information

We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  1. Communication: We may use your contact information to respond to your inquiries, send newsletters, updates, or other communications related to our church activities and events.

  2. Donations: If you make a donation through our Website, we will use your information to process your donation and provide you with a receipt.

  3. Website Improvement: We use usage information to analyze trends, administer the Website, and gather demographic information about our user base. This helps us improve the content and functionality of our Website.

Information Sharing

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as described below:

  1. Service Providers: We may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our activities, or servicing you. These service providers are contractually obligated to keep your information confidential and secure.

  2. Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information when required by law, such as in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process.

Your Choices

You have the following choices regarding your personal information:

  1. Access and Update: You can access and update your personal information by contacting us using the information provided below.

  2. Unsubscribe: If you no longer wish to receive emails from us, you can unsubscribe by following the instructions provided in our emails.


We employ reasonable security measures to protect your personal information. However, no method of data transmission or storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. The updated Privacy Policy will be posted on this page with the “Last Updated” date.

Contact Us

If you have questions, concerns, or requests related to this Privacy Policy or our handling of your personal information, please contact us at:

St. John The Baptist Antiochian Orthodox Church, 12-14 Balmoral Avenue, Croydon Park, Sydney, Australia

We will respond to your inquiry promptly.

By using our Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the practices described in this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Website.