Collection notice regarding your personal information
By submitting your expression of interest to volunteer with the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES), you are providing us with your personal information. This collection notice outlines how VICSES will collect and handle your personal information.
Why VICSES collects this information and what it is used for
VICSES collects your personal information to facilitate the recruitment of new VICSES volunteers. The information that you provide is being collected to enable VICSES to:
facilitate contact with you
determine where you will volunteer, and in what capacity
determine whether you have the required skills and availability to volunteer; and
to assist with future VICSES recruitment activities and reporting
How VICSES manages this information
VICSES will manage private information captured in accordance with legislation and statutory requirements including the Information Privacy Principles of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.
Who VICSES may exchange your information with
Your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties outside of VICSES without your consent unless disclosure is required or authorised by law.
Your personal details will be forwarded to the relevant VICSES Unit, who will process your expression of interest. Information provided about your gender, ethnicity, cultural background or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status will only be provided to the Unit in a deidentified format.
If your expression of interest progresses to a membership application, a further collection notice will be provided to you at that time.
Not providing your personal information
If you choose to not provide your personal information, we will not be able to proceed with your expression of interest.
The exception is information on gender, ethnicity, cultural background or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status. This information is collected for statistical purposes only. Choosing not to disclose it will not impact, or disadvantage you, in the recruitment process.
Updating and correcting information
VICSES relies on you to ensure that any personal information you provide or make available is accurate, current, complete and relevant. VICSES also relies on you to advise us of any changes to such personal information, if it is required.
You have a formal right of access to, and correction of, your personal information held by VICSES. If you wish to access or correct the personal information you have provided in the recruitment process, please contact a Volunteer Recruitment Advisor:
Volunteer Recruitment Advisor
Victoria State Emergency Service
168 Sturt Street
Southbank VIC 3006