1.1 The Faculty of Asbestos Management of Australia & New Zealand Limited (FAMANZ) is committed to providing quality services to you. This policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.
1.2 FAMANZ has adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth) (the Privacy Act). The APPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure, and dispose of your Personal Information.
1.3 A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au
2. What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?
2.1 Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, phone, and facsimile numbers.
2.2 This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including interviews, correspondence, by telephone and facsimile, by email, via our website www.famanz.org, from your website, from media and publications, government websites, social media sites, and other publicly available sources. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.
2.3 We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you, providing information to our clients and marketing. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.
2.4 When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
3. Sensitive Information
3.1 Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record, or health information.