The Australian Institute
of Energy (AIE) understands the importance of protecting the
privacy of individuals and is committed to complying with the Privacy
Act 1988, and associates National Privacy Principles, to ensure the
confidentiality of any personal information collected.
Our policy is to respect your privacy and only use any
data we collect in the direct service of our members and friends who are
interested in our events. We never supply your details to parties
outside the AIE or its agents and will always respect your wishes for
removal from the email notices or the database. The branch will only
grant access to any part of its data as part of service supply if such
suppliers have also been bound by a confidentiality undertaking in
advance. The Branch committee has adopted internal processes and
policies which give effect to honouring our privacy commitments.
collection – personal information is only collected to
ensure members and prospective members are able to be contacted and made
aware of services available
use and disclosure – information
will only be used for the benefit of the membership, principally to
contact members, and no information will be disclosed to any third party
without prior approval.
data quality –
we aim tol ensure any data collected will be accurate, complete and
current, recognising that data accuracy is dependent also on member
communication to us.
– we will protect data from misuse, loss or unauthorised use.
Secure pages on our website are protected by a 128-bit SSL
openness – the
type of information collected is openly available to
correction – we encourage personal information to be regularly
updated and personal information collected to be available to the
no Commonwealth or State identifiers are collected or
anonymity – it
is impracticable for members to remain anonymous
flows – no information will be transferred overseas without prior
information – sensitive information is not
Compliance to the National Privacy
Principles is supported through procedures documented in the Quality
Management System and assured through training of staff and regular
review of procedures.
Any person wishing to make a
complaint regarding the privacy of information should contact the AIE by
telephone on 1800 629 945 or email