Jobs West A free employment service for people with disabilities or Learning difficulties and Centrelink referred customers

 

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Privacy Statement

The Information we collect

Jobs West may collect the following information:

Information is voluntarily given to Jobs West staff members. Signed permission is given by the participant to allow Jobs West staff members to gather information from external sources.

Why we collect the information

Jobs West is contracted and under agreement to follow and observe the 'Employment Services Code of Practice'. We will collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information purely because we are committed to this code and the principles and standards set out by the Australian Government for Employment Services.

What we do with the information we have collected

Collecting your information assists Jobs West to deliver a quality service. This can be used to assist their participants into relevant employment & or education.

Participant information that Jobs West has gathered can be viewed at the Jobs West office.To do this, participants must inform their Employment Consultant and make an appointment at Jobs West.

Security and Protection

Jobs West understands and appreciates the privacy and confidentiality of its participants. This is why Jobs West commits to adhering to the Australian Privacy Principles (APP's) from Schedule 1 of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, which amends the Privacy Act 1988.

This means that physical and electronic procedures are followed, to protect the information we collect. This includes in house electronic and hardcopy security and confidentiality practices.

Jobs West is required to store records in accordance with DEEWR's Security Policies, including the 'DEEWR External Security Policy'.

No personal information is given to external sources unless Jobs West participants have given permission to do so.

Need further assistance?

If you have any further enquires on the privacy statement / policy and the confidentiality of your information please contact Jobs West on (03) 8390 7796.

For any information on the Australian Privacy Principles (APP's) visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner website on the link below.

www.oaic.gov.au/policy

To view the Privacy Act 1988, visit the ComLaw website or click the link below.

http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/C2014C00076/Html/Text

For any further concerns and / or complaints on the privacy of your information,you can contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner:

Ph: 1300 363 992

Email:enquires@oaic.gov.au

Mail: GPO Box 5218 Sydney NSW 2001 or GPO Box 2999 Canberra ACT 2610