WorkForClimate (hereafter “we” or “us) takes your privacy very seriously and would advise you to read this Privacy Notice closely. This Privacy Notice sets out how your personal data will be processed as controlled by WorkForClimate, ℅ The Sunrise Project, Ground Floor, 17 Randle St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia. This Privacy Notice may change from time to time, so please check it frequently. We are bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (as amended from time to time) (the "Privacy Act"), the Australian Privacy Principles (the "APPs") and the privacy provisions of other applicable legislation.

We only collect basic personal information from visitors to this website through the use of online forms and when you email us. We may also process your personal data as you provide directly to us.

This Privacy policy outlines:

  • What data we collect & How we use it
  • Where we transfer and store it
  • Our use of Cookies
  • Your rights


If you have any queries regarding this policy or the use of your personal information, please contact us at:


We use your personal data to improve the user experience of our website and provide a better service. We also use it for staying in touch with you. By registering or joining WorkForClimate you agree to be contacted with such information.

We may hold the following personal data:

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Country
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Company/Employer Name
  • Job title
  • IP Address
  • Areas of interest

We will process this data on the basis of your consent in signing up to our newsletters and updates and/or our legitimate interest in informing you of our campaigns. You are able to opt out from emails at any time via the “Unsubscribe” link present at the bottom of every email communication we send. We will contact you in relation to services we feel will be useful for you by email or by phone.

When you engage with us directly, we may also process any data that you provide us in relation to the mission of WorkForClimate. We will process such data on the basis of your consent and/or our legitimate interest in our advocacy projects.


In addition to our systems, the information that you provide to us may be stored in secure servers which are operated by trusted providers.

Our trusted cloud providers, which we may use to store your personal data, include NationBuilder. NationBuilder uses servers based in the United States of America and are certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield certification, which allows us to legally transfer your personal data to them.

You can view NationBuilders Privacy Policy here.

Our use of Cookies

At WorkForClimate, we use cookies to allow us to personalise your visits to this site, keep track of your preferences and learn about the way you use the site.

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit our website and allows us to recognise you as a user. Typically, these contain two pieces of information: a site name and unique user ID. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. Cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. Cookies may also be set by the website you are visiting (first party cookies) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (third party cookies).

WorkForClimate uses cookies:

  • that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around our websites or to provide certain basic features;
  • to enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences;
  • to help improve the performance of our website on your device.

By accepting and using our websites you consent to our use of cookies as updated from time to time and the cookies we use will be stored on your device (unless this functionality is rejected or disabled by your browser).

You may delete and block all cookies from any website, within your web browser settings if necessary. Please be aware that restricting or deleting cookies will impact on the functionality of the site.

Non-Essential Cookies:

A list of the non-essential cookies we use on the website are detailed below:

Google Analytics: analytics.js (__ga, _gat), used by Google to generate web analytics and for tracking how you use the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The information generated by the cookie will be forwarded to Google servers in the U.S. for statistical analysis purposes only.

Google Adwords: Using Google Adwords code we are able to see which pages helped to lead to contact form submissions. This allows us to make better use of our paid search budget.

Youtube/Vimeo: We embed videos from our official YouTube and Vimeo channel using a privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally – identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Other Third Party Cookies

We have also included a number of features, which allow our users to share some  content via Facebook and Twitter. This does not set a cookie by itself, but if one is present it will read it.

Storage Time

The cookies are stored for a period of two years unless you clear their cache and the cookies themselves.

Third party websites

Our website and newsletter often include hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.


You have several individual rights in relation to your personal data that we collect, which we are committed to respecting. In particular, you have the right to:

  1. Request a copy of your personal information
  2. Request any inaccuracies in your personal information be corrected
  3. You may also ask to object or restrict the processing of your personal data and have your personal information erased, where appropriate.

Additionally, where we collect your personal details for sending you newsletters, campaigns or updates related to our work, you have the right at any time to notify us that you no longer want to receive this information.

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact our office at and we will investigate the matter.

International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.

Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: (the United States of America, Australia).

You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section.

Opting Out of Cookies

You can manage the cookies stored on your device as well as stop cookies from being installed on your browser. For more information on how to manage cookies usage on your device, please let us refer you to information found on these topics on, more specifically by clicking on the links below:

Managing the Cookies Stored on Your Device;

Stop Cookies from Being Installed on your Browser.

Please note that if you prefer to block some or all of the cookies WorkForClimate uses, you might lose some of our website’s functionality.

Data Security

WorkForClimate uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard personal information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorised use or modification. While we strive to protect your personal information, you will understand that we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to us over the internet. Therefore, please do not submit personal information to us online unless you accept the security risks of doing so.


This Privacy Notice was last updated on 27 May 2020. Any changes made to this Privacy Notice will be updated on our website and you will be notified by email if necessary and appropriate.

Enquiries or concerns about privacy matters, including complaints about how we handle your personal information and concerns that we have breached the APPs should be made in writing to our Privacy Officer (contact details below). We will respond to all queries as quickly as possible. If you do not consider our response satisfactory, you may contact the Australian Privacy Commissioner online or by telephone on 1300 363 992.

Our details

This website is owned and operated by The Sunrise Project

We are registered in Australia under registration number ABN: 65 159 324 697

Contact us


The Sunrise Project

Ground Floor,

17 Randle St,

Surry Hills NSW 2010