Privacy and collection notices

How does the Merit Protection Commissioner's privacy policy work?

The Merit Protection Commissioner's privacy policy consists of a summary, policy details and collection notices.

Summary of privacy policy DOCX, 29.96 KB
Summary of personal information handling practices.

Complete privacy policy—Part A DOCX, 46.08 KB
Explains how personal information is handled.

Complete privacy policy—Part B DOCX, 47.92 KB
Explains how personal information is collected, held, used and disclosed for main activities and functions.

Collection notices for specific activities.

What is a collection notice?

It is a requirement under the Australian Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988.

Privacy Principle 5 requires organisations to inform you how your personal information will be collected and used, and when it will be disclosed to others in different situations.

What are the Merit Protection Commissioner's collection notices?

There are seven Merit Protection Commissioner collection notices:

Merit Protection Commissioner - Code of Conduct inquiry DOCX, 80.2 KB
People involved in the Code of Conduct inquiry, particularly the subject of the allegation and witnesses.

Merit Protection Commissioner - Code of Conduct inquiry DOCX, 82.84 KB 
An employee subject to a Code of Conduct inquiry.

Merit Protection Commissioner - Review of other employment matters  DOCX, 84.92 KB (secondary review)
Applicants for review of an employment action under section 33 of the Public Service Act 1999.

Merit Protection Commissioner - Parties to a promotion review committee (PRC) DOCX, 86.74 KB
Employees who are parties to a PRC - both applicants and promotees.

Merit Protection Commissioner - Promotion review committee (PRC) members DOCX, 85.67 KB
People nominating for membership of a PRC.

Merit Protection Commissioner - Independent selection advisory committee (ISAC) members DOCX, 82.19 KB
People nominating for membership of an ISAC.

Merit Protection Commissioner - Independent selection advisory committee (ISAC) candidates DOCX, 83.55 KB
People involved in a selection exercise that is being conducted by an ISAC.

Where can I get more information on privacy matters?

Further information on privacy is available from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.