Privacy Policy

(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.

Privacy Statement

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.

To comply with our obligations under the APPs, we have a Privacy Policy, which sets out how we manage privacy in our organisation. You are welcome to receive more information about the Policy.

The personal information that the Organisation collects

The HRIA collects and holds the following personal information:

  1. Your name and business name
  2. Current address, email, telephone numbers and related contact details
  3. 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.


The HRIA will take all reasonable steps to protect personal information that it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

The HRIA will also take all reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information which is no longer needed for any purpose for which the information may be used or disclosed.

Click here to download a copy of the HRIA Privacy Policy