TIC conducts all business in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act), the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), National VET Data Policy, National VET Provider Collection Data Requirements Policy & Data Provision Requirements 2012.
Personal information is defined under the Privacy Act as information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
(a) whether the information or opinion is true or not, and
(b) whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
The Instruction Company will not collect personal information about an individual unless the information is necessary and will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information it collects, uses or discloses is accurate, complete and up-to-date, as well as protect the personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Examples of information collected are names, addresses, phone numbers & email addresses, as well as results, health, sexual orientation, criminal records.
Collection of Unsolicited Information
Information will be collected about individuals during business activities. TIC will determine the relevance of the information & treat as solicited information, or if not required, destroyed.
Collection of Solicited Information
Information may be collected relating to recruitment, HR management, training enrolments, government funding obligations.
TIC will only collect information from individuals upon consent, unless the information collection is required or authorized by regulatory authority (ASQA, NCVER, ONRSR, court of law).
The information gathered from enrolment forms may be used or disclosed for statistical, administrative, regulatory and research purposes.
Notification / Consent
During the TIC enrolment process, participants are made aware of the information collected and the purposes of collection, and are requested to read the declarations, tick & sign where appropriate.
Internal Reference Only: Extract from PO-RT-001 - HANDBOOK Staff Policy - V17 - 18-12-2019