When does this Privacy Statement apply?
This Privacy Statement applies when you use this website to create a personal profile or apply for employment within the NSW Public Health System.
For the purposes of this Privacy Statement, the NSW Public Health System includes all NSW Local Health Districts, Speciality Networks, Statutory Health Corporations and Affiliated Health Organisations.
What legislative protections apply to this information?
Your information will be collected, maintained, used and disclosed in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act NSW 1988, the Health Records and Information Privacy Act NSW 2002, and any other applicable laws.
Who is collecting this information?
The personal information you provide via this website is collected by an external service provider, Mercury Search and Select Pty Ltd, contracted by HealthShare NSW for use by the NSW Public Health System.
What personal Information is collected through this website?
If you apply for employment in the NSW Public Health System through this website you will be asked to create a personal profile and provide personal information, which may include your name, address, contact details, professional registration details and details about your qualifications and credentials.
In addition, when you use your personal profile to apply for employment, or you are successful in obtaining employment, other information may be collected and maintained for employment purposes including details of your appointments in any NSW Public Health System organisation .
What are the purposes of collecting this personal information and how is it used?
Your personal information may be used for employment purposes, which may include:
Who has access to your personal information?
The information you supply though this website may be provided to:
Individuals who will have access to your personal information include: persons required to assess and verify your personal information for employment purposes including persons involved in the recruitment process (including but not limited to: referees, members of recruitment panels, recruitment staff ); registration authorities; persons who can verify your qualifications and credentials; other third parties who perform services on behalf of the NSW Public Health System; law enforcement authorities and others who have a right at law to access your personal information (for example, through search warrants or court orders).
Storing and accessing your personal information
Reasonable steps will be taken to destroy your personal information in a secure manner or remove identifying features from it when it is no longer required. This is subject to any legal requirement to retain the information.
You can gain access to your personal information contained in the database, subject to any exceptions allowed by law. If you wish to gain access to your personal information, or have any queries about the privacy of your information, please email HSNSWfirstname.lastname@example.org