The Health Services Union (Union) is the union representing members employed or usually employed in the health and human service industries in Australia. The Union collects personal information in order to conduct its business of achieving the objects of the Union as defined by the rules of the Union. The Union operates in the political, legal, industrial and social spheres.
The Health Services Union NSW and the HSU New South Wales Branch are organisations of employees registered under the Industrial Relations Act 1996 and the Fair Work Act, respectively. The Union is covered by the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 and the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Privacy Amendment Act).
The principal activities of the Union are:
The Union collects, holds, uses and discloses your personal information to:
The Union is committed to ensuring that members personal and sensitive information is stored securely, not passed onto third parties without members’ consent other than in particular cases of contracted-out services, such as use of mail houses, or when making insurance claims or where required by law. Members who do not wish to receive information from the Union by mail, email or other means, may choose to opt out of receiving information.
How you may seek access and/or correction to personal information held by the Union
You have the right to request access to your personal information and request that it be updated or corrected. In most cases you can gain access to your personal information that the Union holds. To request access to, correction of, or updating of any personal information held about you, please write to the Privacy Officer at the following address:
The Privacy Officer
Health Services Union NSW
Level 2, 109 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Or email the Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
General enquiries can be made via telephone by calling the following number: 1300 478 679