Advocating for Defence families

Website privacy notice

This notification outlines DFA’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in relation to your use of this website.

Site visit information

When visiting this site, a record of your visit is logged. This information is collected for statistical purposes and may be used to help us determine which pages are most popular, peak usage times and other information to help improve this website. The following information is supplied by your browser (for example, Google Chrome) and collected by us:

  • the user’s server address
  • the user’s top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .org)
  • the date and time of the visit to the site
  • the pages accessed and the documents downloaded
  • the previous site visited
  • the type of browser used.


This website uses cookies. Cookies are small files sent to your browser by websites you visit to help the website remember information about your visit. It is used to keep track of the pages you have accessed while using the site, allowing you to navigate back and forwards through the site and return to pages you have already visited. Cookies exists only for the time you are accessing this site.

Most browsers allow you to choose whether or not to accept cookies. If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, you can set your browser so it will not accept them.


When you email us personal information, or provide it to us through the ‘contact us’ options on this site:

  • we will record your email address and any other information submitted
  • we will use this information for the purpose for which you provided it
  • your email address will not be added to a mailing list, unless provided by you specifically for that purpose.

If you fail to provide us with the required information, we may not be able to respond to you.

Mailing list

Personal information is collected by us when you subscribe to our mailing list on this site. The contact information you provide will only be used for the purposes of emailing DFA’s newsletter. If you fail to provide us with the required information, we may not be able to email the newsletter to you.

You can unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time by contacting us or by electing to opt out when you receive the newsletter.

Links to external websites

This website may contain links to other websites that are external to this site. DFA is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those linked external sites.

Social media

DFA uses the following social media platforms to communicate with the public about our work and share information: Facebook™, Twitter™, LinkedIn™, Instagram™, and YouTube™.  When you communicate with us using these social media platforms, we may collect your personal information for the purposes of communicating with you.

DFA is not responsible for the privacy practices of these social media platforms. For further information about how these platforms handle your personal information, please refer to the privacy policies on their respective websites.

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