(For the attention of individuals whose personal information may be collected by this organisation)
Purpose of the Policy
The HRIA takes its obligations under the Privacy Act seriously and would like to take all reasonable steps in order to comply with the Act and protect the privacy of the personal information that we hold. This policy sets out how we intend to so.
We do not contract out data storage or processing functions. On occasions we may employ other companies to perform functions on our behalf, such as mailing distributions. In these instances we ensure appropriate confidentiality procedures are in place to protect your privacy and provide them only with the information required to perform their function.
The Hire & Rental Industry Association Ltd (HRIA) is covered by 13 Australian Privacy Principles, the APPs, as set out in the Privacy Act 1988 as amended from time to time.
The personal information that the Organisation collects
The HRIA collects and holds the following personal information:
- Your name and business name
- Current address, email, telephone numbers and related contact details
- Other – Industry details
The HRIA takes all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information that we hold is accurate and up-to-date. If you feel that information about you is not accurate or your details have or are about to change, please inform us and we will update your personal information.
Why we collect it?
The HRIA collects, uses and discloses the information in accordance with the Collection Statement.
Access to your personal information
The HRIA provides access to the personal information that we hold about you. Access will be provided in accordance with our Access Policy. If you require access to your personal information please contact The Privacy Officer on 1800 01 5166
If you have any complaints about our privacy practices or wish to make a complaint about how your personal information is managed please contact The Privacy Officer. Complaints will be handled under the HRIA’s Privacy Complaints Policy.
We will take all reasonable steps to protect the security of the personal information that we hold. This includes appropriate measures to protect electronic materials and materials stored and generated in hard copy.
The HRIA endorses fair information handling practices. Any information provided, including identification of individuals, will be used only for the purpose intended and where the intention includes confidentiality, information will be retained as such unless otherwise required by law.