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We are committed to protecting your privacy.
We aim to offer an online environment that ensures your security when you give us your information.
We adhere to:
(The guidelines focus on what should be done to make sure there is transparent collection, appropriate and ethical use and secure storage of your personal information).
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When you visit our websites, we record anonymous information about your visit. We also log information to collect statistics and develop better online services for you.
We log the following information:
This information is not specific to an individual. It is used for system administration purposes to enable us to analyse statistics on how our websites are used.
The anonymous information we collect will not tell us anything about you specifically (i.e. your personal information).
A cookie is a small text file a server puts on your hard-drive that shows you have come to our websites a second time, third time, fourth time and so on.
Cookies are shared between your browser and our server.
Cookies 'remember' your browser between page visits. The cookie identifies your browser, not you personally.
When you email us or subscribe to email alerts:
If you give us other personal information when you have, for example, used an online form, online claim form registration, online claim form submission or email, we will only:
When you send us a completed electronic form that includes your personal details, we will collect personal information, such as name, address and email address.
We will not identify you or your browsing activities, except if there is an investigation. In this case, a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to look at our logs.
Note: The National Library of Australia may also archive information on our websites.
While we work to ensure a secure web environment, you should note there are inherent risks that come with providing information via the web.
To ensure the information you provide us is as secure as possible, we encrypt all messages between the browser running on your computer and its online site. The encryption process we use is Secure Socket Layer (SSL).
We may provide your personal information to 3rd parties in Australia or overseas who help us with our statutory functions and activities.
We may provide your personal information to:
We may transfer your personal information to these 3rd parties electronically, including via the internet.
When we provide personal information to 3rd parties for surveys and research, we will limit them to only using or disclosing your personal information for the reasons we engaged them.
Third parties conducting surveys or research for us must follow the same legal obligations we follow when it comes to your personal information.
If you do not want your personal information to be used by or disclosed to 3rd parties conducting research or surveys for us, or if you want to inspect, amend or remove personal information we have about you, write to us at:
Fair Work Ombudsman
GPO Box 9887
In your capital city
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The Fair Work Ombudsman is committed to providing advice that you can rely on.
The information contained on this website is general in nature. If you are unsure about how it applies to your situation you can call our Infoline on 13 13 94 or speak with a union, industry association or workplace relations professional.
Visitors are warned that this site may inadvertently contain names or pictures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have recently died.
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