NAISDA is bound under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 to comply with the National Privacy Principles (NPPs). To find out more about the NPPS and your privacy, please refer to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner: http://www.oaic.gov.au/.
Personal information is defined under the Privacy Act to include ‘information or an opinion, whether true or not, and whether recorded in material form or not, about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable’. This includes a person’s name, signature, address, contact information, date of birth, banking details and medical records.
NAISDA will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information it collects and uses is accurate, complete and up to date.
Collection of personal information
NAISDA collects personal information as part of its ordinary operations, functions and activities. This includes educational activities, educational administration, event management and promotion including ticket sales, and third party engagement including patron and sponsor relationships, and agent and consultant engagement.
NAISDA will only collect personal information where it is reasonably necessary for it to conduct these ordinary activities. This information will be collected in a lawful and fair way.
Where it is reasonable and practical, NAISDA will only collect personal information about an individual from that individual. If information is collected from a third party, NAISDA will use reasonable efforts to notify the individual that NAISDA has collected that information, and the purposes for which it has been collected and will be used.
Metadata may be collected from visitors to the NAISDA website.
Identifiers may be collected where necessary for NAISDA operations.
Use of personal information
Personal information collected by NAISDA will only be used for the purpose for which it has been provided (the primary purpose). For example, personal information supplied while donating to NAISDA will only be used to process your donation and for related administration purposes.
Metadata collected from visits to the NAISDA website will only be used to improve NAISDA’s web experience for users.
NAISDA won’t use or disclose information for a secondary purpose (any other purpose than the primary purpose) unless the individual has consented to the use or disclosure. NAISDA shall provide reasonable opportunity for an individual to opt-out of any secondary purpose uses. Secondary purposes may include contacting you about NAISDA events, news and promotions, or the events, services, news and promotions of our affiliates.
Security of information
NAISDA works to ensure that all personal information collected is kept safe and secure. NAISDA takes reasonable steps to ensure information is safe from misuse, loss and unauthorised access and disclosure in both its hard copy and electronic records. This includes safety and security of access to physical files, computers, networks and communications are maintained at all times.
Information is destroyed or identifiers removed when it is no longer needed for either the primary or approved secondary purposes or the required retention period set by Commonwealth and State legislation.
Access to information
Requests will be processed within 15 business days.
Sensitive information includes information or an opinion about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, politics, religion, sexuality, criminal record and membership of professional or trade association. It also includes health information. Sensitive information is only collected where necessary and will only be used for the purpose for which it has been collected.
NAISDA does not collect sensitive information unless prior permission has been sought from the individual and/or it is required under relevant Commonwealth and/or State legislation.