Our Privacy Statement
Personal information collected by The ITEC Group is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the ‘Privacy Act’). Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you and includes sensitive employment and health information.
The ITEC Group follows the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act in handling personal information from clients/beneficiaries, business partners, donors, members of the public and The ITEC Group people (including members, volunteers, employees, delegates, candidates for volunteer work and prospective employees).
The primary purpose for collecting personal information from you is to provide employment and health services to people in need, including planning, funding, monitoring and evaluating our services. The kind of personal information we collect will depend on your relationship The ITEC Group (e.g. as a client, donor, business partner, employee, volunteer or member, the online user of any The ITEC Group associated websites).
We usually collect personal information directly from you. However, we sometimes collect personal information from a third party such as an employer, training provider, your carer, trustee or authorised representative or a publicly available source, but only if;
You have consented to such collection or would reasonably expect us to collect your personal information in this way, or
if it is necessary for a specific purpose.
We only collect personal information for purposes that are reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities.
Your personal information may be used:
- Provide you with goods or services
- Provide you with educational information
- Report to government
- Respond to your feedback or complaints
- Answer your queries.
Please be assured that wherever possible The ITEC Group uses information in a de-identified form. Personal information will not be disclosed to third parties without your permission, except where permitted or required under the Privacy Act.
We take steps to protect all personal, sensitive and health information and government related identifiers held by ITEC Health and Safe Pathways against misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
If you are listed on one or more of our network email lists, you can opt out at any time. You can unsubscribe by using the ‘unsubscribe’ options noted in our emails.
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.privacy.gov.au.