Your privacy is important to us and we take considerable care to keep your personal information confidential.
Why do we need to collect your personal information?
In accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (amended by the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2001), we will only use your personal information for recruitment purposes. To that end, the information you provide will help us to:
- Assess your application for the position you have applied for within WFI
- Assess your suitability for other positions within WFI
- Conduct personal reference checks
What happens if you choose not to provide the information?
You are not obliged to provide us with your personal information. However, if you choose not to provide us with your personal details, we may not be able to offer you the full range of our recruitment services.
What personal information do we hold?
We hold the following personal information for recruitment purposes:
- Your name
- Your date of birth
- Your address
- Career history
- Results of abilities and/or other testing
How do we collect your personal information?
We collect personal information directly from you wherever possible, via an online application form, by email, by telephone or face-to-face interview. However, some personal information may be collected from other parties such as referees, health professionals, police or security checks if appropriate, academic institutions and if appropriate, psychological assessment results.
We will not collect your personal information from any other third party without your prior knowledge or consent.
Disclosure of your personal information
For recruitment purposes, it may be necessary to disclose your personal information to:
- Former employer or employers
- The police
- Academic institutions
- Professional membership organisations
- Our service provides (e.g. organisations that conduct screening testing services to us)
- Our insurer/s
- All other reasonable parties that will assist us to place you in appropriate employment
WFI will take all reasonable steps to protect the security of the personal information that we hold. This includes appropriate measures to protect electronic materials and materials stored and generated in hard copy.
Access to your Personal Information
In most circumstances, WFI will make available to you the personal information that has been collected about you. Requests for access to your personal information should be made in writing to the Human Resources Manager.
We will respond to a request for access to information within a reasonable time frame.