Privacy Policy

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MATES in Construction and Privacy

MATES in Construction is dedicated to protecting the information that we collect and hold about you.

ReddiFund and Reddifund Limited as trustee for Reddifund

MATES in Construction Aust Ltd and our member organisations (MATES in Construction Qld, NSW, SA and WA) are considered to be ‘APP entities’ as defined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), and therefore are  required to adopt and abide by a privacy policy.  You can access the MATES in Construction national Privacy Policy by clicking here.

What personal information does MATES in Construction collect and hold?

We collect and hold both personal and sensitive information about you.  Some examples of personal information which we collect about you include your address, your date of birth and your occupation.

We will only collect sensitive information about you if it is reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities.  We will seek your consent before we collect sensitive information about you. An example of sensitive information which we collect about you include details about mental health issues, sexuality or union membership.

Why does MATES in Construction collect information about you?

We will only collect information about you if it is reasonably necessary for us to pursue at least one of our functions or activities.

How does MATES in Construction collect information about you?

We collect information about you from you directly, for example information you have given us by completing one of the forms available on our website.

We may also collect information about you indirectly but only where it is unreasonable or impracticable for us to collect the information directly from you.

We will notify you that we are collecting personal information at the time when we collect this information, or as soon practicable after collection.

We will only collect personal information by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way.

Does MATES in Construction use or disclose information that we hold about you?

We will only use the information collected about you for the purpose that it was collected for.

For further information regarding use and disclosure of your information, please refer to section 5 of our Privacy Policy.

We do not disclose your information to any overseas recipients.

How is information about you protected by MATES in Construction?

We take all reasonable steps to protect the information held about you from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorized access, modification and disclosure.

If we no longer require the information that we hold about you we will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify the information.

Further details about how MATES in Construction protects information about you is set out in section 11 of our Privacy Policy.