The Australian Privacy Legislation refers to laws and regulations governing Australian entities’ handling of personal information. The legislation aims to protect individual’s privacy rights and ensure that entities handle personal information responsibly and transparently. The main piece of legislation governing privacy in Australia is the Privacy Act 1988. The Privacy Act sets out the Australian Privacy Principles, which are a set of 13 principles that govern the collection, use, storage, and disclosure of personal information by entities covered by the Act.
The Privacy Act provides individuals with a range of rights in relation to their personal information, including the right to access and correct their personal information, the right to know who has access to their personal information, and the right to make a complaint if they believe their privacy rights have been breached. Overall, the Australian Privacy Legislation is designed to protect the privacy rights of individuals and ensure that entities handle personal information in a responsible and transparent manner. By complying with the legislation, entities can build trust with their customers and employees and demonstrate their commitment to protecting privacy.
Personal Information Collection: We may collect personal information from employees, clients, job applicants, and contractors, including name, address, contact details, payment details, qualifications, employment history, and any other information that is relevant to our HR and work activities.
Purpose of Collection: We collect personal information for the purpose of booking travel for our clients, and other HR-related activities, including but not limited to recruitment, employment, payroll, training, and performance management.
Consent: We will obtain the individual’s consent before collecting, using, or disclosing their personal information unless the collection, use, or disclosure is required or authorised by law.
Use and Disclosure: We will only use and disclose personal information for the purpose for which it was collected, or for a related purpose that the individual would reasonably expect. We may disclose personal information to third parties, such as government agencies, insurers, or professional advisors, only if required or authorised by law.
Storage and Security: We will take reasonable steps to protect personal information from misuse, interference, loss, and unauthorised access, use, modification, or disclosure. Personal information will be stored securely and only accessed by authorised personnel.
Access and Correction: Individuals may request access to their personal information held by us and may request that their personal information be corrected or updated. We will respond to such requests in a timely manner and may charge a reasonable fee for access.
Complaints: Individuals may complain to our Privacy Officer if they believe that we have breached Australian Privacy Principles. We will investigate complaints and respond in a timely and appropriate manner.
Cross-Border Disclosure: We may disclose personal information to overseas recipients only if we have taken reasonable steps to ensure that those recipients comply with the Australian Privacy Principles.
Privacy Officer: Our Privacy Officer is responsible for ensuring that we comply with the Australian Privacy Principles, and can be contacted at the following address:
Level 4 863 High Street Armadale VIC 3143.
P (03) 9252 3800