SuperCycle Inc respects the privacy of individuals, and takes seriously the trust of individuals in providing it with their personal details as riders, volunteers, sponsors and donors.
SuperCycle Inc is bound by the Commonwealth’s Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 which became effective for all private sector organisations in Australia from 21 December 2001.
The following code of practice is designed to meet the ten National Privacy Principles outlined in the Act controlling the recording of, use of and rights of access to personal information held by SuperCycle Inc.
Code of practice
- SuperCycle Inc will only collect personal information from riders, volunteers and donors that is essential for the purposes for which it is requested. Personal information collected by SuperCycle Inc will be used solely for the primary purpose for which it is collected or for a closely related secondary purpose.
- Persons receiving direct marketing material will be given the opportunity of not receiving any further information.
- Every effort will be made to ensure that all personal information is accurate and, as far as practicable, kept up-to-date.
- All personal information will be held in either locked files or in computerised databases accessible only to those persons who need to have access to the information.
- SuperCycle Inc will take all reasonable steps to ensure the integrity of its computerised databases and records.
- Personal information will be confidentially destroyed or de-identified as soon as it is no longer legally required.
- All SuperCycle Inc committee members and event volunteers are required to sign confidentiality clauses as part of the Mercer SuperCycle event.
- Individuals will have the right to access their personal information held by SuperCycle Inc, subject to certain exceptions detailed in the National Privacy Principles.
- SuperCycle Inc reserves the right to charge an individual a reasonable fee to cover the expense of providing access to personal information.
- SuperCycle Inc will not use or record any ‘identifier’ issued by a government agency to identify a person in its records or databases.
- Where possible, SuperCycle Inc will respect a person who wishes to remain anonymous.
- Personal information will only be transferred overseas at the request of the individual.
- In general SuperCycle Inc will not collect sensitive information about riders, volunteers or any other persons involved with the Mercer SuperCycle event other than when undertaking a police clearance for staff or volunteers or information on a person’s health which may impact on their health or welfare while involved with Mercer SuperCycle.
- All collection and use of sensitive information will involve formal consent from the individual, even if required by law.
Any inquiries in relation to this policy or requests for access to personal information should be referred in writing to:
Mr. Mark Day
99 Frome Road,
Adelaide SA 5001