This policy applies to the three registered political parties - Reason Australia, Fiona Patten’s Reason Party Victoria (Reason or the Reason Parties).

Reason is a political organization with parties registered in Victoria and federally.

This Privacy Policy sets out our commitment to protecting the privacy of your personal information that we collect from you via Reason websites.

This Privacy Policy contains information about how we collect and handle personal information. It also contains information on what to do if you have questions, concerns or complaints.

Collection and use of personal information

We collect personal information from people who provide their details using our online sign-up, membership or donation forms. By completing our online forms you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described in this policy.

The information we collect may include your name, email address, date of birth, phone number and address.

Your personal information we hold will be used by us in connection with the activities of Reason and to help us engage with you. We may also use your information to contact you in relation to our political campaigns and to keep you up to date with our activities.

You will have the opportunity to unsubscribe from our communications at any time. You can ask to have your personal information updated or removed from our records at any time.

How we hold personal information

Reason takes the security and confidentiality of your personal information seriously and actively seeks to ensure that all personal information we collect is protected from misuse, interference and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

The information you provide to us is recorded in a database which stored securely and password protected.

Disclosure of personal information

Reason will not share or sell your personal information with unaffiliated third parties or use it for any purpose other than in connection with the activities of Reason and the technical administration of our websites and databases, without your consent.

Where personal information is held that is no longer needed, we will take reasonable steps to ensure the information is destroyed or de-identified.

We may disclose your information to governmental agencies or entities, regulatory authorities, or other persons if we are legally compelled to do so.

Technical matters and the Internet

The use of Reason websites may be monitored, tracked and recorded. Anyone using a Reason website expressly consents to such monitoring, tracking or recording.

When you visit a Reason website, the web server may automatically record your IP address, the website from which you visit us, the type of browser software used, the web pages you actually visit, including date and duration.

The Reason websites may contain links to the websites of third parties. If you access those third-party websites they may collect information about you.

The Internet is generally not regarded as a secure environment, and information sent via the Internet can be accessed by unauthorized third parties, potentially leading to disclosures, changes in content or technical failures.

Please note that we accept no responsibility or liability for the security of your information whilst in transit over the Internet to Reason.


Whilst every attempt has been made to protect visitors’ privacy, the Reason Parties accept no fault if these systems result in a breach of privacy. Reason may update our Privacy Policy as required. 

Queries and Complaints

If you have any queries or complaints in relation to your personal information or privacy please contact us by email to [email protected]

Version: January 2022