Last modified: 11 October 2019
This is a statement of Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) policy on Privacy. If you require further information on the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles, please visit the following website: www.privacy.gov.au.
ARRB collects "personal information" in the form of names, business addresses and areas of technical interest, and only for the purposes of normal commercial interaction with its client organisations. Information is held on databases (both online and locally).
"Personal information " held by ARRB may include your name, business affiliation, business address, private address if an employee, telephone number(s), email address, bank account or credit card details, and your areas of technical interest.
ARRB does not collect "sensitive information” in the course of its business as described under section 6 of the “Privacy Act 1988”.
All personal information collected is securely protected.
ARRB collects personal information in a number of ways, including:
Your personal information may be used to:
Your personal information may be disclosed:
Please note ARRB does not disclose personal information to external companies for marketing purposes locally or internationally.
The Privacy Act 1988, does not apply to current or former employment relationship between ARRB and an employee, and an employee record held by ARRB relating to the employee. ARRB however does have procedures in place to protect employee’s personal employment information per the Fair Work Act
2009. The Privacy Act does apply to information relating to job applicants and ARRB has procedures in place to ensure that all such information is held in a confidential manner.
ARRB takes all reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information collected, used and disclosed is accurate, complete and up to date. We recommend that you keep ARRB up-to-date with your personal information including any changes or errors. Only ARRB employees are required to contact the HR or Finance department to update any personal information.
All other ‘non employees’ are to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to amend your personal details stored by ARRB.
You have a right to access your personal information, or to request us to delete it. If you would like to do either, please let ARRB know. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons. If you choose to ask ARRB not to hold your details, we may not be able to provide you with the services you require. Please contact email@example.com to amend your personal details stored by ARRB. ARRB employees have the right to access their personal information. Employees can do this through the HR department.
ARRB has an internal complaints handling process for staff.
ARRB has an external complaints handling process –contact the Privacy Officer for further information (see details below).
If you have any questions regarding privacy, please contact ARRB at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Australian Road Research Board
Date: 9 October 2019