Activ respects and values the privacy of all information we handle about our customers, volunteers, students, unsuccessful job applicants and former members. We comply with the Commonwealth’s Privacy Act 1988 and Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 and its Australian Privacy Principles.
We collect and securely store personal and sensitive information for the primary purposes of providing services for people living with disability including enabling us to meet our duty of care obligations, managing our volunteers, managing the records of people attending our training courses, maintaining records of our former members, undertaking recruitment and administering PAYG deductions and superannuation contributions on behalf of our staff and employees.
Personal or sensitive information will only be used or disclosed for the primary purpose for which it was collected or for situations allowed under the permitted general or health situations outlined in the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012. These situations include instances where Activ is legally obliged to disclose information and where the health or safety of an individual may necessitate it. Activ will seek and obtain prior consent for disclosure of personal or sensitive information for any other reason.