Release/sharing of personal details for Professional Development Opportunities
As a member of Small Business Australia, you may from time to time undertake training provided as part of your membership package or purchased in addition to your membership package which may be provided by Small Business Australia or organisations contracted by Small Business Australia to provide such training.
In the event that you as a member wish to take advantage of the attendance and completion of any such training in order to satisfy professional development or continuing development obligations, we may upon request from you by email, release such attendance and completion records to you.
How do we look after personal data?
We limit the amount of personal data collected and it is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from unauthorised access, damage, loss, modification or disclosure. We retain personal data only for as long as described above, to respond to your requests, or longer if required by law.
How can you access your personal data?
You may access the personal data we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your personal data, please contact us in writing.
It is important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.
Small Business Australia will not charge any fee for your access request but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your personal data.
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
In order to protect your personal data, we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.
How to unsubscribe
Our communications and marketing emails supply an option at the bottom of the emails to either ‘unsubscribe’ or ‘manage preferences’ in relation to your communication subscription. Alternatively, you can make a request from our company website.
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Embedded content from other websites
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Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:
- For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
- For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
- With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.
- Third Parties
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances, we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.
This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.
Small Business Australia
Suite 13, 397 Smith Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065 Australia