My Pathway Facility Services (MPFS) respects the privacy of all our people including members, employees, volunteers, our clients/beneficiaries, business partner’s donors and online users, and is committed to safeguarding the personal information that is provided to us.
Personal information collected by MPFS is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the ‘Privacy Act’). Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you and includes sensitive employment and health information.
MPFS follows the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act in handling personal information from clients/beneficiaries, business partners, donors, members of the public and our People (including members, volunteers, employees, delegates, candidates for volunteer work and prospective employees).
The primary purpose for collecting personal information from you is to provide professional services to clients in need of our services. The kind of personal information we collect will depend on your relationship with MPFS (e.g. as a client, donor, business partner, employee, volunteer or member, on line user of the MPFS website/s).
We usually collect personal information directly from you. However, we sometimes collect personal information from a third party such as an employer, training provider or from a publicly available source, but only if;
- You have consented to such collection or would reasonably expect us to collect your personal information in this way, or
- If it is necessary for a specific purpose.
We only collect personal information for purposes that are reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities.
Your personal information may be used:
- Provide you with goods or services
- Provide you with educational information
- Report to government
- Respond to your feedback or complaints
- Answer your queries
Please be assured that wherever possible MPFS uses information in a de-identified form. Personal information will not be disclosed to third parties without your permission, except where permitted or required under the Privacy Act.
We take steps to protect all personal, sensitive and health information and government related identifiers held by MPFS against misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
If you are listed on one or more of our network email lists you can opt out at any time. You can unsubscribe by using the ‘unsubscribe’ options noted in our emails.
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.privacy.gov.au.