comply with the Privacy
Act 1988 Privacy
Act) when we handle personal information.
Privacy Act contains 13 Australian Privacy Principles which provide
the rules for how we must handle your personal information, including
how you can request access to, and correction of, that information.
Personal information handling. We collect personal information for
purposes directly related to our functions or activities under
related IP rights’ legislation.
do not give your personal information to government agencies or
private-sector organisations unless one of the following applies:
would reasonably expect, or have been told, that information of that
kind is usually passed to those bodies or agencies
disclosure is required or authorised by law (such as IP Australia’s
rights’ legislation) or
general permitted situation under the Privacy Act exists, such as:
will prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody's
life, health or safety, or to take appropriate action in relation to
suspected unlawful activity or serious misconduct.
recipients of personal information. We also disclose personal
information to overseas recipients with consent or where authorised
or required by, or under law, or in accordance with an international
treaty or convention. Disposal of personal information. When the
personal information that we collect is no longer required, we
destroy or delete it in a secure manner, in accordance with the
requirements of the Archives
Act 1983 and
IP Australia’s Record Disposal Authority. Access and correction.
You can request access to and correction of the personal information
that we hold about you by contacting us. Website usage and
information policy. Our website contains links to other websites. We
are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of