Gippsland PHN is required by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”) to comply with the Australian Privacy Principles (“APPs”) (subject to the other provisions of the Privacy Act). The APPs regulate the manner in which personal information is handled throughout its life cycle, from collection to use and disclosure, storage, accessibility and disposal. Gippsland PHN is also required to comply with the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) (“Spam Act”).
Gippsland PHN collects your personal and sensitive information that we believe is reasonably necessary to consider your application for employment and/or facilitate and manage your employment relationship with Gippsland PHN.
By providing us with this sensitive information you consent to our use or disclosure of your information for a secondary purpose directly related to the primary purpose. Unless permitted by law, we will not use this information for any other purpose without your consent.
The information we collect includes the information you provide to us:
You may request access to the information we hold about you at any time by contacting our Privacy Officer (details below). By not collecting this information we may be unable to assess your suitability for employment and unable to facilitate and manage your employment relationship with us.
In order to consider your application for employment and/or facilitate and manage your employment relationship with Gippsland PHN we may need to disclose this information to organisations and individuals that carry out functions on behalf of or in conjunction with Gippsland PHN. These may include:
In order to consider your application for employment and/or facilitate and manage your employment relationship with Gippsland PHN, by applying for a position you consent to our collecting of sensitive and personal information about you from:
The collection of this sensitive and personal information may be required by:
Gippsland PHN is not an international company. However, while every effort is made to keep personal information we hold in Australia only, we may need to disclose your personal information to overseas recipients such as:
The personal information we collect about you will be stored securely in a recruitment file. Once the recruitment process is complete the information will be treated as follows:
If you are… Successful, and become an employee
Then … An employee file will be created for you and the information will be stored on this file.
If you are… Unsuccessful and are not offered the position
Then … The information will be stored on the recruitment file.
Please contact Gippsland PHN if you have any queries about the personal information that Gippsland PHN holds about you or the way we handle that personal information. Gippsland PHN’s contact details for privacy queries are set out below.
Individuals who would like to lodge a complaint about a potential data or privacy breach can do so by visiting our website and clicking on this link.
For further information or enquiries regarding our Privacy Statement, or to request access to personal information: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org