The Board of Municipal Works Australia is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information which the Association collects, holds, and administers. Personal information is information which directly or indirectly identifies a person.
The purpose of this document is to provide a framework for Municipal Works Australia in dealing with privacy considerations.
Municipal Works Australia collects and administers a range of personal information for the purposes of marketing the associations services and providing association members with news and information.. The Association is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information it collects, holds, and administers.
Municipal Works Australia is bound by laws which impose specific obligations when it comes to handling information. The Association has adopted the following principles contained as minimum standards in relation to handling personal information.
Municipal Works Australia will
Collect only information which the Association requires for its primary function. Ensure that stakeholders are informed as to why we collect the information and how we administer the information gathered. Use and disclose personal information only for our primary functions or a directly related purpose, or for another purpose with the person’s consent. Store personal information securely, protecting it from unauthorised access; and Provide stakeholders with access to their own information, and the right to seek its correction.