Australian Privacy Principles
PART 1: privacy of personal information, including ensuring the management of personal information in an open and transparent way.
PART 2: the collection of personal information, including unsolicited personal information.
PART 3: how to handle personal information and government related identifiers, including principles about the use and disclosure (including cross-border disclosure) of personal information and identifiers.
PART 4: the integrity, quality and security of personal information.
PART 5: requests for access to, and correction of, personal information..
PART 1 Consideration of personal information privacy
APP 1. Open and transparent
The Graduate Union respects your personal information. By showing you how we manage your information in an open and transparent way, we hope to reassure you that your information is kept safe and used only for purposes that relate to The Graduate Union.
APP 2. Anonymity and pseudonymity
When contacting The Graduate Union, all members have the option of remaining anonymous or using a pseudonym.
PART 2 Collection of personal information
APP 3. Collection of solicited personal information
The Graduate Union will not collect personal information unless it is necessary, and will never use an unlawful means of doing so. When required, we will always ask for your consent before collecting your personal information.
APP 4. Dealing with unsolicited personal information
APP 5. Notification of the collection of personal information
If we collect your personal information we will let you know, The Graduate Union will take any necessary steps to contact you to ensure you are aware and that you consent to its collection.
PART 3 Dealing with personal information
APP 6. Use or disclosure of personal information
If The Graduate Union collects personal information for a particular purpose, we will not use or disclose your information for any other purpose without first getting your consent.
APP 7. Direct marketing
The Graduate Union will not use sensitive information for direct marketing. We will ask your consent before using personal information for advertising purposes. Any member may request not to receive direct marketing from us at any time.
APP 8. Cross border disclosure of personal information
APP 9. Adoption, use or disclosure of government related identifiers
PART 4 Integrity of personal information
APP 10. Quality of personal information
The Graduate Union will take any necessary measures to ensure that personal information collected or disclosed is accurate and up-to-date.
APP 11. Security of personal information
The Graduate Union is serious in its protection of your personal information. We take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is never misused, interfered with or lost. When The Graduate Union no longer has the need for your personal information and it is reasonable to do so, records containing your information will be destroyed.
PART 5 Access to, and correction of, personal information
APP 12. Access to personal information
As a member you are entitled to request access to your personal information record. We will respond to any requests within a reasonable time period. The Graduate Union may charge you a small, reasonable fee for access to the information to cover costs.
APP 13. Correction of personal information
To read our Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Bullying Policy and Procedure, visit http://www.graduatehouse.com.au/harassment/.