The Type 1 Diabetes Network is a not for profit organisation whose main aim is to create opportunities for adults with type 1 diabetes to share their experiences and knowledge.

A part of what we do requires the collection of personal information, and in doing so we are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy will help you understand how the Type 1 Diabetes Network collects, uses and safeguards your personal information. This privacy policy is based on the Australian Privacy Commissioner’s National Principles for the Fair Handling of Personal Information.

If you have comments or questions regarding this privacy statement, please contact

Email addresses or mailing addresses which you provide to the Type 1 Diabetes Network are never, under any circumstance, provided to another organisation, group, company or individual who is not an authorised representative of our organisation, for any purpose other than that by which you provided your details to us originally.

Discussion Forum

Information, such as your email address and name, which you directly post onto the Reality Check online discussion forum is publicly accessible and cannot be removed by you once published, so please consider your own wishes around discolsure carefully before posting personal details.

If you have a significant concern that you have posted something which you are concerned about pelase contact the site manager at and all reasonable attempts will be made to remove the information which you posted.

As stated in our forum information page, Reality Check strongly discourages Address Harvesting, that is companies, organisations or individuals extracting email addresses from the online forum. However, unfortunately it is possible for some sophisticated computer programs to harvest email addresses posted by you on our website forum, so please be aware of this before disclosing your address.

Access to personal information and data quality

Wherever possible, The Type 1 Diabetes Network will provide you with access to the personal information that we may hold about you. If you would like to request access to this information, please e-mail or phone 0414 281 539

We take all reasonable steps to keep all information we hold up-to-date. If you identify that the information that we hold about you is incorrect, please contact us and request an amendment.

Data Security

We are concerned to provide a secure environment for your privacy. We take all reasonable steps to ensure the security of the personal data we hold from such risks as loss or unauthorised access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure of data.


Where lawful and practical, you have the option of not identifying yourself when entering into transactions with us. We will let you know if this is going to cause a problem (for instance if you are ordering products from us or makign bookings for events).

If you require clarification of our privacy policy or practices at any time please contact