1. Collection of Personal Information
This policy relates to any personal, sensitive or everyday information about you. Developing Talent’s usual practice is to collect this personal information directly from you. However, this information can be collected via the Developing Talent website or in response to Developing Talent printed and online advertising. The personal information we collect includes your contact details and current employment details. We may also collect other personal information if you are in a meeting with our consultants or registering for one of our events.
Your personal information will be collected by Developing Talent to carry out our functions as a diversity, equity and inclusion consulting and training firm.
Developing Talent may also on occasion source personal information from an external third party or publicly available source. This may be necessary to check information you have provided to us.
2. Use of Personal Information
We may use the personal information that we have collected including but not limited to:
- To provide you with products and services during the usual course of our business activities
- To administer our business activities
- To manage, research and develop our products and services
- To provide you with information about our products and services
- To communicate with you by a variety of measures including but not limited to, by telephone, email, SMS or mail
- To investigate any complaints
3. Your Personal Information and visiting our websites
If you visit www.developingtalent.com.au to read, browse or download information, our system may record information such as the date and time of your visit, the pages accessed and any information downloaded. Such information is used for statistical, reporting and website administration.
On occasions our website may use ‘cookies’ which are small text files that a Web site transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Users can erase cookies from their hard-drive, block cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please note that our website may not function fully when cookies have been disabled.
Great care is taken to protect your personal information on our website, however no data transmission over the internet is 100% guaranteed secure. The security of any information you send to us or receive from us is online can’t be fully guaranteed secure however every effort is made to secure such information once received.
4. Social Networking and Email lists
Developing Talent uses social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube as communication and networking tools with the public. Where we interact with you through these mediums we may collect your personal information but will only use it to assist in our communication with you. Information is also collected by these social networking services and each of these organisations will have their own privacy policies.
When you subscribe to our email lists, we use this information for the purpose of communicating with you via our electronic newsletters. If you do not wish to receive any newsletters you can opt out or advise us in writing to remove you from these email lists.
6. Storage and Security of Personal Information
Developing Talent always takes reasonable steps to protect personal information whether or not it is stored electronically or in hard copy from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
All personal information is destroyed in a secure manner or deleted from our system when no longer required.
7. Disclosing your Personal Information
We will only ever disclose your personal information for the purposes for which it is held or where we are under a legal duty to do so.
Disclosure will usually be:
- To our clients where you have provided consent
- Internally and to our related entities
8. Related Purpose Disclosures
From time to time we will outsource various services to Contracted Service Suppliers (CSPs). In the course of providing a service to Developing Talent our CSPs may see some of your personal information. Some of the CSPs may include:
- Software and technology providers;
- IT contractors and Internet service suppliers;
- Legal and other professional advisors;
- Insurance brokers, underwriters, loss assessors;
- Accountants and Superannuation fund managers;
- Background checking and screening agents.
When appointing our CSPs we take reasonable steps to ensure that these providers are bound by our obligations to protect the privacy of your personal information and that there is no possible breach to these obligations.
9. Accessing and updating Personal Information
Under the privacy laws you can gain access to your personal information that we hold except for evaluative opinion material obtained confidentially in the course of our performing reference checks.
If you wish to access, correct or remove any personal information we hold about you, please contact the Privacy Co-ordinator during normal business hours 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday on 0447 529 992 Please provide sufficient information e.g. name address and contact details to enable us to locate your record on our database.
If you have a complaint about how we have handled your personal information you should complain in writing. If we receive a complaint from you about how we have handled your personal information we will determine what (if any) action will be taken to resolve the complaint.
We will respond to any complaint within 30 days from the date we have received your complaint.
Telephone : 0447 529 992
Post : GPO Box 86 Brisbane QLD 4001