Centre for Training Pty Ltd takes the privacy of our participants very seriously and we will comply with all legislative requirements.
These include the Privacy Act 1988 and current Australian Privacy Principles, which are set out in the clauses of Schedule 1 of the Privacy Act 1988.
Your enrolment form provides for Participants to give permission for us to discuss your progress in our training with your employer or job services case manager.
In some cases we will be required by law or required by the Standards to make a participant’s personal information available to others. In all other cases we ensure that we will seek the written permission of the participant.
Centre for Training is required to supply personal information to State and Commonwealth Government Departments and authorities for the purpose of licencing and regulating individuals and business operating within their authority. This includes the NSW Food Authority, NSW Liquor and Gaming for the purpose of issuing certificates via these secure government portals.
The Australian Privacy Principles are:
- Australian Privacy Principle 1—open and transparent management of personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 2—anonymity and pseudonymity
- Australian Privacy Principle 3—collection of solicited personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 4—dealing with unsolicited personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 5—notification of the collection of personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 6—use or disclosure of personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 7—direct marketing
- Australian Privacy Principle 8—cross‑border disclosure of personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 9—adoption, use or disclosure of government related identifiers
- Australian Privacy Principle 10—quality of personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 11—security of personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 12—access to personal information
- Australian Privacy Principle 13—correction of personal information
Centre for Training ensures compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles by adhering to the following practices:
- Collection - We will collect only the information necessary for one or more of our functions. The individual will be told the purposes for which the information is collected.
- Use and disclosure - Personal information will not be used or disclosed for a secondary purpose unless the individual has consented, or a prescribed exception applies.
- Data quality – We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that the personal information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up to date.
- Data Security – We will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification, or disclosure.
- Openness – We will document how we manage personal information and when asked by an individual, will explain the information we hold, for what purpose and how we collect, hold, use, and disclose the information.
- Access and correction - The individual will be given access to the information held except to the extent that prescribed exceptions apply. We will correct and update information errors described by the individual.
- Unique Identifiers - Commonwealth Government identifiers (eg. USI number, Medicare number or tax file number) will only be used for the purposes for which they were issued. We will not assign unique identifiers except where it is necessary to carry out our functions efficiently.
- Anonymity - Wherever possible, we will provide the opportunity for the individual to interact with external agencies without identifying themselves or by using a pseudonym where required and appropriate.
- Trans-border Data Flows - The individual’s privacy protections apply to the transfer of personal information out of Australia.
- Sensitive Information – We will seek the consent of the individual when collecting sensitive information about the individual such as health information, or information about the individual’s racial or ethnic background, or criminal record.
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