“Personal information” is information or an opinion about an identified individual or an individual who is reasonably identifiable, whether true or not and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
Mac Energy may collect personal information about an individual in a variety of ways, including when an individual interacts with Mac Energy in person or electronically, for example when an individual accesses our website.
Mac Energy will only collect personal information about an individual where the information is reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities. The kinds of personal information collected and held, how that information is collected and held and the purposes for which that information will be collected, held, used and disclosed will depend on the circumstances.
Examples of instances where personal information may be collected by Mac Energy include:
Examples of the kinds of personal information Mac Energy may collect and hold include:
Mac Energy will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information that is collected, used or disclosed by it is complete and up to date. Mac Energy will only collect personal information about an individual from that individual unless it is unreasonable or impractical to do so.
At or before, or if that is not practicable, as soon as practicable after, the time that the personal information is collected, Mac Energy will take reasonable steps to ensure that the individual is aware of the matters required by the Australian Privacy Principles, including:
If Mac Energy collects personal information about an individual from someone else, Mac Energy will take reasonable steps to ensure that the individual is aware that Mac Energy has collected the information and of the above matters.
Mac Energy will only use or disclose this personal information for:
Examples of instances where Mac Energy may disclose personal information about individuals to third parties include disclosure to providers of services to Mac Energy, government agencies, regulatory authorities, related bodies corporate of Mac Energy and professional advisers of Mac Energy. Mac Energy requires its service providers to keep the personal information confidential and not use it for any purpose other than performing those services.
Mac Energy is unlikely to disclose personal information to overseas recipients.
Mac Energy will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information that it holds is protected from misuse, interference and loss and from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
Mac Energy will also take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information it holds that is no longer necessary for the disclosed purpose is destroyed or permanently de-identified, subject to any legal obligation to keep the personal information for any required period of time.
At the request of an individual, Mac Energy will, in most circumstances, provide access to an individual to any personal information that is being held by Mac Energy about that individual.
There are certain circumstances where Mac Energy will not provide an individual access to such personal information in accordance with the Act. These circumstances include where providing access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of others, where providing access would reveal commercially sensitive information about the organisation or where providing access would be unlawful.
An individual can seek access to, and update or correct, any personal information that is being held by Mac Energy about that individual by contacting us here.
Mac Energy may amend this Policy from time to time.
This Policy as amended from time to time is to be placed on the Mac Energy intranet and website and is also available upon request.
If a person has any concern, query or complaint about:
they are to be referred to the Company Secretary/Chief Financial Officer.
Mac Energy takes complaints very seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of the complaint.
Approved 12 March 2014.