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Privacy policy

Privacy policy

What kind of personal information does AusIMM collect and hold?

‘Personal information' means any information or an opinion about an individual who is reasonably identifiable.

We collect and hold personal information about you when it is reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities. The personal information collected and stored by AusIMM includes, but is not limited to:

  • Your official and preferred names, titles, post-nominals, prefixes, suffixes, addresses, telephone, email and facsimile contact details (private and business), date of birth and gender, and any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status.
  • Your qualifications, education and academic history, work experience and skills, occupation, employer information, insurance details, areas of practice, personal awards.
  • Your membership information relating to your interactions with AusIMM's various Communities of Interest (including, for example, membership of the AusIMM Board, Branches, Student Chapters, Societies, Committees and task forces)
  • Your areas of professional interest, either by explicit means through self-selection of interests, primary disciplines and communities; or implied through the use, interaction with and consumption of our online resources
  • Your username and password storage to enable you to access AusIMM's online services. AusIMM holds an encrypted copy of your password in order to allow you to access your login, but under no circumstance do we have access to this password – we can only provide you with a reset
  • Details of complaints lodged in accordance with AusIMM By-Law 26, the resulting investigations and disciplinary action for AusIMM members
  • Details of transactions with AusIMM such as financial status of membership, and the purchase of AusIMM products and services.

Except as described above, we do not generally require you to disclose any sensitive information (e.g. details of race, religious belief, sexual orientation or membership of a trade union) to us. If you do provide us with sensitive information for any reason, you consent to us collecting that information and using and disclosing that information for the purpose for which you disclosed it to us and as permitted by the Privacy Act and other relevant laws.

In addition to the types of personal information identified above, we may collect personal information as otherwise permitted or required by law.

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