Your personal information
Personal information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable.
Further details about the collection of your personal information are provided below.
APP 5 Notice & Authority for collection of personal information
Who is collecting your personal information?
Your personal information is being collected by the APVMA. This information is collected in accordance with the APVMA’s employer powers under the Public Service Act 1999 and consistent with the APS Employment Principle of making engagement and promotion decisions based on merit and other employment decisions that are fair.
Why does the APVMA collect your personal information?
The APVMA collects your personal information to conduct recruitment and selection exercises for APVMA vacancies. Your personal information may be used for internal recruitment-related reporting purposes, e.g. equal employment opportunity reporting, time to fill etc.
What would happen if the APVMA did not collect your personal information?
If the APVMA did not collect your personal information, you would be unable to participate in recruitment activities conducted by the APVMA.
Who will the APVMA disclose your personal information to?
Your personal information will be disclosed to persons involved in the assessment and approval of recruitment decisions of the vacancy for which you have applied. Your personal information may also be disclosed to managers who have a ‘similar vacancy’ (as defined at clause 2.5 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Directions 2013).
How can I access and correct my personal information?
Where should privacy complaints be directed?