Privacy and collection notices

The Merit Protection Commissioner’s privacy policy

The Merit Protection Commissioner collects the personal information of employees and other parties as part of performing her functions. On this page you will find the Merit Protection Commissioner’s privacy policy and ‘collection notices’ for each of her functions.

Click here to read a summary of the privacy policy.

The privacy policy has two parts. Part A provides an overview of the Merit Protection Commissioner’s privacy responsibilities in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles. Click here to read Part A of the privacy policy.

Part B of the privacy policy explains the Merit Protection Commissioner’s privacy obligations for each of her functions. Click here to read Part B of the privacy policy

What is a collection notice?

The Australian Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988 requires ‘entities’ (including agencies) to inform you how your personal information will be collected and used, and the circumstances in which it will be disclosed. The Merit Protection Commissioner has issued 7 collection notices:

Where can I get more information on privacy matters?

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