Privacy Policy

Irwinconsult‘s Privacy Policy states why and how we collect and use personal information about job applicants, newsletter subscribers and website contact inquiries. Irwinconsult takes all reasonable measures to ensure personal information provided to us is secure from unauthorised access, misuse, modification or loss.

Job applicants

The information Irwinconsult requests from job applicants is used solely to determine the suitability of each applicant for the relevant position(s). Except in the case of reference checks with the applicant’s nominated referee, personal information provided by applicants to Irwinconsult is not disclosed to any third party. This information is treated and stored confidentially by our Human Resource department and securely disposed of once the relevant position(s) have been filled.

Newsletter subscription

Subscriber’s contact information is solely used to distribute the company’s newsletter. It is not disclosed to any third party and is confidentially kept by our Marketing department. Should recipients wish to unsubscribe contact the Marketing Coordinator or follow the opt out link on the newsletter.

Website contact inquiries

Contact information supplied to Irwinconsult through the website is confidential and is not disclosed to any third parties and is only kept for the purposes of company records and marketing information.

Employment Privacy Policy

At Irwinconsult we are committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information. The following statement explains how we manage your personal information in accordance with the Privacy laws.

How we collect your personal information

Generally, the type of personal information we collect about you is the information included in your application or resume, for example, your name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, career history, details of any competency tests or other information relating to your career. Where practical we collect your personal information directly from you. We may collect personal information about you when you deal with us by telephone, letter, fax, e-mail, or visit our website.

In some circumstances, we may also collect sensitive information about you such as information about your membership of a professional or trade association or trade union; your health (including any disability), your racial or ethnic origin or any criminal record that you may have. When we collect this type of information we will obtain your consent.

We collect personal information for the following purposes:

With the view to obtaining full-time, part-time, casual employment or provision of contracting services.

There may be occasions when we obtain personal information about you from a third party; for example, from your nominated referees; when receiving the results of a psychological or competency test; or obtaining performance feedback about your work. If we don’t have your prior consent, we will take reasonable steps to inform you that we have collected personal information.

We may disclose your personal information to:

organisations that conduct competency or psychometric tests;
referees;
a workers compensation body;
our related entities – SW Group;
depending on the circumstances, to the Australia Federal Police to verify whether you have a criminal record.

If we engage third party contractors to perform services for us, which involves handling personal information, we take reasonable steps to prohibit the contractor from using personal information except for the purposes for which it was supplied.

Gaining access to information we hold about you

You can gain access to the personal information we hold about you by written request to the Operations Manager.

Keeping your personal information up-to-date

If your personal information changes please contact us and we will endeavor to update and correct the information. We may also contact you from time to time to check the information is still correct.

Security of your personal information

Your personal information may be stored in hardcopy or electronically. We have security procedures in place to protect your personal information.

Environmental Policy

Irwinconsult commits to reducing our impact on the environment with every project we work on. In our day to day work we can also make a difference. We commit to managing our activities to minimize and control their environmental impacts.

Please contact our office should you wish to see a copy of the Environmental Policy.