17-08-2015

Opal Aged Care Collection Notice

This Collection Notice informs you of how Opal Aged Care (“Opal”) deals with personal information collected in the process of assessing your suitability for employment with Opal. This notice is given in compliance with Australian Privacy Principle 5 and may be updated from time to time.

Who does Opal collect your personal information from?

Opal collects your personal information from you whenever you enter or change information in our recruitment system, and when we have discussions with you.

Opal also collects your personal information from third parties. These third parties may include your referees, recruitment agencies, social media, previous employers, educational institutions, the Department of Immigration, police services, health check providers, outsourced talent providers, psychometric testing service providers or other pre-employment checking service providers.

Why does Opal collect your information?

Opal collects your personal information for the purpose of considering you for possible employment opportunities, including ones you have applied for or ones that may be of interest to you.

What are the main consequences of Opal not collecting personal information?

If Opal does not collect some or all of the personal information, we may not be able to assess your suitability for employment with our organization.

Who does Opal disclose personal information to?

As part of our recruitment process, we may disclose your personal information to your referees, recruitment agencies, previous employers, educational institutions, the Department of Immigration, police services, health check providers, outsourced talent providers, psychometric testing service providers or other pre-employment checking service providers in order to obtain relevant information about you.

Opal uses third party providers to store personal information that it has collected.

Opal does not intend to disclose personal information to overseas recipients.

Information contained in the Opal Privacy Policy

The Opal Privacy Policy contains information about how you may access your personal information held by Opal, how you may complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles and how Opal will deal with such a complaint.

The Opal Privacy Policy is available from: www.opalagedcare.com.au/privacy-policy.

Subscription services

If you have subscribed to an Opal employment related subscription service, you may cancel your subscription using the link at the bottom of an email from that service or by contacting us on careers@opalagedcare.com.au.

Contacting Us

Opal’s Privacy Officer can be contacted on 02 8241 1600, or at Level 27, 135 King St. Sydney NSW 2000, or at privacyenquiries@opalagedcare.com.au.

Further details

Further details of how Opal complies with the Australian Privacy Act can be found at www.opalagedcare.com.au/privacy-policy.