1. About this policy
1.1 Pattison & Walker Pty Ltd (ACN 610 796 104) (we, us or our) acknowledges the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (as amended from time to time). This Policy sets out how we collect, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with the APPs.
1.2 By using the website located at www.pattisonandwalker.com.au (the Website), providing your CV and other individual details and/or using our recruitment services, you consent to the privacy and data practices described in this Policy.
1.3 We may change this Policy at any time. You should regularly check the Website for changes to the Policy.
1.4 You should not use or submit personal information to us or via the Website if you do not agree to this Policy.
2. Personal information
2.1 In order to offer our recruitment services and other information provided on the Website, we may collect personal information about you.
2.2 Personal information collected by us may include: (a) Your name, address and contact details; (b) In the case of candidates, your CV, employment history, qualification and education history, skills and referee’s contact details; (c) Information regarding your job search or applications; (d) If applicable, your payment details, such as bank account, PayPal or credit card details; (e) The services provided to you; and (f) Records of communications between you and us.
2.3 If you choose not to provide us with certain personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the services you require.
3. Collection of personal information
We collect personal information in the following ways:
3.1 Directly from you when you provide the information directly to us in person, by phone, email or in writing, including forms and details submitted on the Website;
3.2 From third parties such as our related companies, credit reporting agencies or a representative of yours; and
3.3 From publicly available sources of information.
4. Use of personal information
We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
4.1 To assist with your job search and/or finding you a suitable position;
4.2 To respond to your enquiries;
4.3 To research, develop and improve the Website and other services provided by us or proposed to be provided by us;
4.4 To verify information you provide, including your identity, other checks to prevent fraud; and
4.5 To promote and market our services to you (unless you have contacted us to advise that you would not like to be contacted for promotional and marketing purposes).
5. Disclosure of personal information
We may disclose your personal information to other individuals and organisations for the purposes of providing you with the services on the Website, including:
5.1 Our officers, employees, contractors and agents;
5.2 Individuals or organisations for the purposes of assisting with your job search;
5.3 Service providers engaged by us to assist it in providing the services, including information technology providers, marketing market research advisers and professional advisers; and
5.4 Government and statutory authorities as provided by law.
6. Access to personal information and accuracy
If at any time you want to know exactly what personal information we hold about you or wish to access, update or correct your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Anonymous information and cookies
7.1 When you access the Website, we may record anonymous information such as your IP address, the time and date you accessed the Website, how you were referred to the Website and the pages you accessed.
7.2 Cookies may be used by us to enable a customer to be provided with the full range of services offered, to remember your preferences, to measure and analyse the usage of the Website and for security.
7.3 You may adjust your Internet browser to disable cookies, however this may result in you not being able to access the full range of services offered on the Website.
8.1 Personal information collected by us is stored securely to reasonably protect you from the misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modifications or disclosure of your personal information.
8.2 Any personal information collected will be stored in hard copy and/or in computer files. All personal information is maintained in a secure environment which can be accessed by authorised personnel only. Data (including personal data) submitted by you may be held in secure servers located in Australia and overseas. We use secure technology for on-line transactions to protect personal details including credit card information. Any data transferred overseas will not be covered by the APPs. Your prior consent will be obtained in the event your personal information is transferred to servers and databases overseas as you will not be able to seek redress under the APPs.
8.3 Personal information will be destroyed or permanently de-identified when it is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was collected.
8.4 We accept no responsibility for any unauthorised access or use of information sent or received via the Internet.
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10. General disclaimer
The information provided on this website is not professional advice and is for use of a general nature only. It is not to be relied upon. We accept no responsibility for damages or losses to anyone acting on or refraining to act as a result of any material on this Website.
11. Contact details