Privacy Collection Statement

 Edge Personnel’s Privacy Collection Statement and Consent to Electronic Transactions

Volume 1

 

We will need to collect personal information about you.

Personal information may range from the sensitive (e.g. relevant medical history or criminal history) to the everyday (e.g. address and phone number).  We may collect the opinions of others about your work performance your work experience and qualifications, aptitude test results and other information in connection with your possible work placements.

We will only collect information that is necessary for the proper performance of our tasks or functions.  We do not collect or use personal information for the purposes of unlawful discrimination. We do not collect personal information just because we think it could be useful at some future stage if we have no present need for it. We do not routinely conduct criminal history checks and only do so in order to obtain relevant criminal history with regard to particular jobs you are offered or for which you are shortlisted. If you only browse our website, we do not collect information that identifies you personally, though we may collect information related to your visit to our website.  See our Privacy Policy for more information.

 

Our Privacy Policy sets out further information which it may be helpful for you to know.

Who will be collecting your personal and sensitive information

Your personal information will be collected by Edge Personnel, 71 Grey Street, South Brisbane for its own use and on behalf of other members of Logistics, Recruitment & Support who might require access to your personal and sensitive information in connection with your work placements. 

The other members of Logistics, Recruitment & Support are: Batchelor Recruitment

Your personal information will be held by Edge Personnel, 71 Grey Street, South Brisbane. Some of your personal information may be held on portable devices such as mobile phones, laptop computers or in diaries operated and held by our staff members.

 

Legal requirements for personal information

Some laws such as taxation law, immigration law, laws regulating employment agencies, laws relating to national security, laws relating to professional or trade registration and laws for the protection of certain classes of people (such as children or the elderly) may require that we collect certain types of information (including criminal history) from you that is relevant to the position/s for which you may be applying. There may be cases where our duties of care or contractual duties require us to obtain and disclose certain types of personal information relevant to specific jobs. 

When requesting information of this type we will tell you whether the supply of that information by you is mandatory or voluntary.

 

If you do not give us all or part of the information we need

  • we may be limited in our ability to locate suitable work for you;
  • we may be limited in our ability to place you in work;
  • we might decline to represent you in your search for work or put you forward for particular positions.

 

Your personal information will be used in connection with:

  • our assessment of your suitability for registration with us;
  • the necessary validation (including from appropriate third party sources) of your resume, C.V., nominated references, or stated qualifications, experience, training or abilities.  Where we require third party validation we will tell you how we propose to obtain it;
  • your actual or possible work placement;
  • your performance appraisals;
  • any test or assessment (including medical tests and assessments) that you might be required to undergo;
  • our assessment of your ongoing performance and prospects;
  • our identification of your training needs;
  • suggestions we may make to you, whilst you remain registered with us,  for further training in connection with work of the type that you are seeking through us;
  • any workplace rehabilitation in which you and we are involved;
  • our management of any complaint, investigation or inquiry in which you are involved;
  • any insurance claim or proposal that requires disclosure of your personal or sensitive information;
  • any reference that we may give concerning your work;
  • our statutory compliance obligations;

 

Your personal information may be disclosed to…

  • potential and actual employers and clients of Edge Personnel;
  • referees;
  • a person who seeks a reference about you;
  • other members of Logistics, Recruitment & Support
  • our insurers;
  • a professional association or registration body that has a proper interest in the disclosure of your personal and sensitive information;
  • a Workers Compensation body;
  • our contractors and suppliers – e.g. our I.T. contractors, internet service suppliers and database designers, some of whom may be off shore;
  • a parent, guardian, holder of an enduring power of attorney (or like authority) or next of kin whom we may contact in any case in which consent is required or notification is to be given and where it is not practicable to obtain it from or give it directly to you;
  • any person with a lawful entitlement to obtain the information.

 

You can gain access to your information to correct it if it is wrong

Subject to some exceptions which are set out in privacy legislation you have a right to see and have a copy of personal information about you that we hold.

If you are able to establish that personal information that we hold about you is misleading, irrelevant, not accurate, complete or up-to-date, we will take reasonable steps to correct it.

If we are unable to agree that personal information that we hold about you is not misleading, relevant accurate, complete and up-to-date, you may ask us to place with the information a statement by you that claims that particular information is misleading, irrelevant, not accurate, incomplete or out of-date.

If you wish to exercise your rights of access and correction you should contact our privacy coordinator, whose details are shown above.

In some cases we may impose a moderate charge for providing access to personal or sensitive information.  We will not charge you simply because you lodge a request for access.

 

Electronic Transactions.

We conduct transactions electronically as well as in hard copy and by face to face measures.  It is important that you understand that there are risks associated with the use of electronic technologies and the use of the internet and you should take all appropriate steps to protect your personal information. Please see our Privacy Policy for further information.

 

Consent in cases where required

 

I (full name)__________________________________ of (address)_______________________________________ who can be identified by (I.D Type)_____________________ have read and understood each of the statements in this Collection Statement and Consent to Electronic Transactions and have had sufficient opportunity to read and understand your Privacy Policy.  I voluntarily consent to:

 

  1. personal information about me being collected by you as indicated above;
  2. personal information about me being used as indicated above;
  3. personal information about me being disclosed as indicated above;
  4. engaging in electronic transactions with regard any matter connected with the purposes for which my personal information may be used or disclosed as indicated above.

 

 

_____________________________________________________    Date: _________________________

Signed

 

_____________________________________________________    Date: _________________________

Witnessed by

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