HiTech Group Australia Limited (“HiTech”) and all its trading businesses is committed to ensuring that when handling your personal information, your privacy is protected in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Any information provided to us by you via this website or company platform, will be used in accordance with the Privacy Act.
During the course of communicating with HiTech, we may collect the following information about you and your associated entities:
· Contact details
· Resume containing; skills, qualifications, accreditations and employment history
· Compliance document and references
· Australian security checks such as police checks and security clearances
· Historical Remuneration details
· Company information relating to an associated company
Online job applications will require you submit your resume to us. This will constitute your express consent to our use of this information, including to access your application and to allow us to carry out any checks, such as reference checking and other related activities as may be required of us under applicable law as an employer. We may also collect publicly available information about you from various parties.
Disclosure of Personal Information
HiTech can disclose your personal information for the purposes for which we collect it, as well as purposes that are related, where you would reasonably expect us to or otherwise. All disclosed information about you is presented to a third party for the purposes of servicing you to attain a job or provide a service on our behalf. The exchange of personal data about you to our clients is fundamental to our business and essential in providing you with the service you expect from us. We disclose your personal information to our third party suppliers in confidence and in accordance with the law for the purpose of providing our services to you, conducting our business and communicating with you. We may also release personal information to regulatory or law enforcement authorities, if they require us to do so and to comply with any legal, regulatory or statutory requirements relating to our provision of products and services and to make disclosure under the requirements of any applicable law. At times, we may also seek your consent to collect, store, use and disclose your personal information for any other purpose not listed above.
HiTech takes security (including cyber security) very seriously when it comes to personal information and protecting personal privacy. We take every reasonable step to keep personal information secure, accurate and up to date. Accordingly, while we seek to protect your personal information by implementing digital security systems in various parts of our website and digital platforms, HiTech cannot accept responsibility for the security of information you send to or receive from us over the Internet, including any form of digital transfer or for any unauthorised access or use of that information. Where we have links to websites outside HiTech, we cannot ensure that your privacy will be protected in accordance with this policy. You should consult these other websites' privacy policies as we have no control over them and are not responsible for any information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties.
Requesting Personal Data and Removal of Personal Data
Upon verification of your identity, you may request a copy of the data we have on you. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request and give you reasons for doing so. Where you request your personal information to be updated and there is a dispute about the facts, we will make a note on your personal information file of such disputes. You may also request that HiTech stops using your information and contacting you and we will comply with your request. However, if this involves a request for deletion of your file, please be aware that we may not be required or able to do so, particularly where your file also holds information about our clients. We reserve the right to charge an administrative fee for access and updating requests.
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org