Executive Search & Selection Specific
Geddes Parker & Partners Pty Ltd (ABN: 81 003 761 742) is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This statement explains how Geddes Parker & Partners manage your information in accordance with the relevant privacy laws, in particular the Australian Government Privacy Act 1988 (as amended). In accordance with this Legislation, the purpose of this Statement is to clarify the kind of information we collect about you, how we use it, to whom we disclose it, how you may change it and how to contact us.
Types of Information Held
The type of personal information Geddes Parker & Partners collect about you is the information included in your application or résumé. For example this may include your name, address, telephone numbers, e-mail address, employment history, academic qualifications, details of any competency or aptitude tests, or other information relating to you and your career.
Where practical Geddes Parker & Partners collects this information directly from you. We may collect such information from you when we deal with you by telephone, letter, e-mail, fax, by visiting our website, or during an interview.
In some circumstances, we may also collect sensitive information about you such as details of your membership of a professional or trade association, your health (including any disabilities), your race or ethnic origins. As outlined in the Australian Privacy Act, sensitive information, in most cases, can only be disclosed with your consent.
The information we collect may be used for any one or more of the following purposes:-
There may be occasions when Geddes Parker & Partners obtains information about you from third parties: for example from your nominated referees, previous employers, previous work colleagues or professional associations, from the results of psychological or competency/aptitude tests, or from performance feedback from your previous employers.
If you do not provide Geddes Parker & Partners with the information we seek, we may be limited in our ability to provide you with our services and/or to find you suitable employment.
How We Use Your Information
Geddes Parker & Partners may use and disclose your personal and sensitive information for the purposes it was collected, or for a related purpose such as providing you with one of our services.
We may disclose your personal and sensitive information to:-
Your submission of a résumé to Geddes Parker & Partners indicates to us your consent for us to do so.
We never sell your information unless Geddes Parker & Partners is to sell its business or part of its business, in which case your information may be transferred to the buyer.
If at any time we decide to use personal and sensitive information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify you and give you the opportunity to approve or disapprove the use of the information in a different manner.
Access to Information we Hold About You
Subject to some exceptions, which are set out in the National Privacy Principles (Principle 6 – Access and Correction), you can gain access to personal and sensitive information Geddes Parker & Partners holds about you by submission of a written request. A request for such information should be sent to:-
The Privacy Officer
Geddes Parker & Partners Pty Ltd
Level 3, 44 Miller Street
NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2060
Geddes Parker & Partners will deal with your request for information within a reasonable time. Geddes Parker & Partners may seek payment for costs incurred retrieving and providing you with this information.
Keeping Your Information Up to Date
If your information changes, please contact Geddes Parker & Partners who will endeavour to update the information. We may contact you from time to time to verify the currency of your information held by us.
Security of Your Personal and Sensitive Information
Your information may be held in hard copy or in electronic form. Geddes Parker & Partners have securities procedures in place to protect your information from unauthorised access, loss, misuse or alteration. Geddes Parker & Partners review and update these measures as necessary.
Information held by Geddes Parker & Partners will be destroyed when it is no longer needed.