The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (the Department) provides the Dialogue service. The technology behind this service and its operation is provided by Delib.
Collection of personal information
This is a notification of the collection of personal information in accordance with the Department’s obligations under Australian Privacy Principles (APP) 5.
The Department is bound by the APPs outlined in Schedule 1 of the Privacy Act 1988 (the Privacy Act), which regulates how entities may collect, use, disclose and store personal information, including sensitive information, and how individuals may access and correct records containing their personal information.
The Department is collecting your personal information to carry out its functions and activities.
What we collect
The Department will collect the following personal information:
- user name (as specified by you)
- email address
- comments and opinions
Why we collect it
The Department will only use and disclose personal information for the purpose it was collected and in accordance with the Privacy Act.
The Department is collecting your personal information for the following purposes:
- facilitating community engagement
- soliciting feedback and comment
- informing policy development
- to allow the Department to contact you to clarify any aspect of your participation in the discussion.
Your user name will be published on Dialogue with your comments and opinions.
Your email address will not be published. However, it may be used by the department:
- to contact you to clarify any aspect of your participation in the discussion.
- to provide you with updates (with your permission).
Further your personal information may be disclosed to departmental staff and staff members of the Minister’s Office for the above-mentioned purposes and uses.
Personal information collected will only be used and disclosed for these purposes and will not otherwise be disclosed without your consent, except where authorised or required by law.
Personal information collected will be stored and held in accordance with the Department’s obligations under the Archives Act 1983 (Cth).
Accessing your information and inaccuracies
Making a complaint
If you have an enquiry or request relating to your personal information, please contact:
Privacy Contact Officer
Legal, Audit and Assurance Branch
Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601