BKP Search & Selection Pty Ltd (ABN 66110 262 014) is committed
to protecting your privacy. To achieve this we have developed the
What is personal information?
Personal information is any information or an opinion (whether
true or not) about you. It may range from the very sensitive (e.g.
medical history or condition) to the everyday (e.g. address and
phone number). It would include the opinions of others about your
work performance (whether true or not), your work experience and
qualifications, competency test results and other information obtained
by us in connection with your possible work placements. Personal
information includes sensitive information.
Who will collect your personal information?
Your personal information will be collected by BKP Search &
Pty Ltd for its own use in connection with your job search.
How to contact us
If you wish to contact BKP Search & Selection Pty Ltd about our
How your information will be collected
Personal information will be collected from you directly when you
submit your resume to us in relation to a particular role or when
you register with us. Personal information may also be collected
we receive any reference about you;
we receive results of inquiries that we might make of your
former employers, work colleagues, professional associations
or registration body;
we receive the results of any competency test;
you provide us with any additional information about you.
How your information will be used
Your personal information will be used in connection with your
job search and to respond to your enquiries. We will not use your
information for any other purpose without first seeking your permission
to do so, unless stipulated by law.
Your personal information may be disclosed to
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.
BKP Search & Selection Pty Ltd does not accept responsibility for
the security of information while it is being transmitted to us
over the Internet.
If you do not provide us the information we seek
You can gain access to your information and request corrections
to it if you believe it is incorrect.
Subject to some exceptions which are set out in the National Privacy
Principles (Principle 6 Access and Correction), you have
a right to see and have a copy of personal and sensitive information
about you that we hold. If you are able to establish that personal
or sensitive information that we hold about you is not accurate,
complete and up-to-date, we will take reasonable steps to correct
it so that it is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If we are unable
to agree that personal or sensitive information that we hold about
you is accurate, complete and up-to-date, you may ask us to place
with the information a statement by you that claims that particular
information is not accurate, complete and up-to-date.
If you wish to exercise your rights of access and correction you
should contact BKP Search & Selection Pty Ltd. In some cases we may
impose a moderate charge for providing access to personal or sensitive
information. We will not charge you simply because you lodge a request
Your Rights as a Candidate
Under the Fair Trading Act, we are required also to provide you
with the following information:
that the employment placement service must not charge a job
seeker a fee for the purpose of finding the job seeker employment
an employment placement service must not engage in misleading
or deceptive conduct (such as advertising a position as being
available when the agency knows no such position exists or knowingly
giving misleading information to a job seeker about the nature
of a position); and
if a job seeker believes that an employment placement service
has acted inappropriately, the job seeker may contact the Department
of Fair Trading for information on possible action that may
BKP Search & Selection Pty Ltd strives to abide by the Federal Privacy
and Personal Services Information Act 1998 and associated amendments
and may change this statement from time to time. This policy document
is for your general information only and is not intended to limit,
change, or dispute any part of The Privacy Act (1988) or associated
amendments to The Privacy Act, such as the Privacy Amendment (Private
Sector) Act 2000. Please let us know if you have any queries or
suggestions relating to this document.