Privacy at KARI Aboriginal Resources Inc
This Policy outlines the obligations which KARI Aboriginal Resources Inc has in managing the personal information they hold about their clients, potential clients, contractors and others.
KARI Aboriginal Resources Inc is bound by the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) and relevant Commonwealth and State Legislation pertaining to its business.
In summary, 'personal information' is information or an opinion relating to an individual which can be used to identify that individual.
Why does KARI Aboriginal Resources Inc collect personal information?
KARI collects personal information in order to conduct their business, to provide and market their services and to meet their legal obligations.
About whom does KARI collect personal information?
The type of information KARI may collect and hold includes (but is not limited to) personal information about:
- clients, business associates and potential clients and their employees
- suppliers and their employees
- prospective employees, employees and contractors; and
- other people who come into contact with:
- a member of KARI
What kinds of personal information does KARI collect?
In general, the type of personal information KARI collects and hold includes (but is not limited to): names, addresses, contact details, occupations and other information which assist them in conducting their business, providing and marketing their services and meeting their legal obligations.
In most cases, if personal information they request is not provided, they may not be able to supply the relevant product or service.
How does KARI collect personal information?
Personal Information you provide
KARI will generally collect personal information by way of forms filled out by people, face-to-face meetings, interviews, business cards, telephone conversations and from third parties.
Personal Information provided by other people
In some circumstances KARI may be provided with personal information about an individual from a third party, for example a report provided by a medical professional or a reference from another person.
Web site Collection
How might KARI use and disclose your personal information?
KARI may use and disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which it is collected, for reasonably expected secondary purposes which are related to the primary purpose and in other circumstances authorised by the Privacy Act and any relevant Commonwealth and State Legislation.
In general, KARI uses and discloses your personal information for the following purposes:
- to conduct their business
- to provide and market their services
- to communicate with you
- to purchase from you
- to comply with their legal obligations
- to help them manage and enhance their services
To whom might KARI disclose your personal information?
KARI may disclose your personal information to:
- other members of KARI
- other companies or individuals who assist KARI in providing services or who perform functions on their behalf
- courts, tribunals and regulatory authorities
- anyone else to whom you authorise them to disclose it
KARI also collects personal information from these organisations and individuals and deal with that information in accordance with this Policy.
Some personal information which KARI collects is 'sensitive information'. Sensitive information includes: information relating to a person's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union or other professional or trade association membership, sexual preferences and criminal record that is also personal information; and health information about an individual.
Sensitive information will be used and disclosed only for the purpose for which it was provided or a directly related secondary purpose, unless you agree otherwise, or where certain other limited circumstances apply (eg, where required by law).
Management of personal information
The NPPs as well as other Commonwealth and State Legislation require KARI to take reasonable steps to protect the security of personal information. KARI personnel are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information and the privacy of individuals.
KARI takes reasonable steps to protect personal information held from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure, for example by use of physical security and restricted access to electronic records.
Where KARI no longer requires your personal information for a permitted purpose under NPPs, Commonwealth and State Legislation, they will take reasonable steps to destroy it.
How does KARI keep personal information accurate and up-to-date?
KARI endeavours to ensure that the personal information they hold is accurate, complete and up-to-date. They encourage you to contact KARI in order to update any personal information they hold about you. Contact details are set out below.
You have the ability to seek access to your personal information
Subject to the exceptions set out in the Privacy Act and any relevant Commonwealth and State Legislation, you may seek access to the personal information which KARI holds about you by contacting KARI's Privacy Officer.
KARI will require you to verify your identity and to specify what information you require. A fee may be charged for providing access. They will advise you of the likely cost in advance.
Updates to this Policy
This Policy will be reviewed from time to time to take account of new laws and technology, changes to our operations and practices and the changing business environment.
If you have any questions about privacy-related issues please contact the KARI Privacy Officer on 61 2 9822 4922.