OHSA Occupational Health Services Australia is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy explains how OHSA collects, uses, discloses and protects the information we collect from individuals in accordance with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000.

1.0. The types of information OHSA Occupational Health Services Australia may collect about you

The types of personal information OHSA collects about you will depend on how you use our website. For example, our web server will record the date and time you visit our site, the pages viewed and the information downloaded. OHSA will only use this information for statistical purposes and to assist in the further development of our website. Should you complete and submit an online application form (eg. for course enrolment/registration) or if you register to use our client only section either via the internet OHSA will collect the information it contains. From time to time, OHSA may wish to email you about an event or new service that OHSA thinks might be of interest to you. Should you choose not to receive such promotional emails, simply reply to the email and type “remove me from this list” in the subject line of your email.

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2.0. Use and disclosure of information

The primary purpose in collecting your information is to fulfil our business commitments to you in providing occupational health and safety consulting, training and education, products, business networking, and on-line services. We may use the information you provide to help improve our range of services we deliver to you, measure interest in our services, and to inform you of other services, events and products. We may also use the information to comply with requirements under the law. When we collect your information we will give you the ability to indicate that you do not want us to use your personal information for disclosed secondary purposes. OHSA does not permit third parties to use information about you other than to perform the service that OHSA has contracted with them to provide. OHSA does not sell personal information to third parties.

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3.0. Storage and security of your personal information

OHSA has developed procedures to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information and policies to ensure it is used correctly. OHSA strives to protect your personal information, however, OHSA cannot ensure the security of any information that you transmit to us over the internet and you do so at your own risk. OHSA will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your information is secure once it has been received on our systems. The OHSA web site links to other web sites and we take no responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites.

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4.0. Internet usage

While every effort is made to protect your privacy, you should be aware of the inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet. You as an individual are responsible for the security and access to your own computer. Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information over the Internet, this information can be collected and used by others. Links to other websites: OHSA has links to third party websites that provide additional services and benefits to our members. These links are meant for the user’s convenience only. External sites that are linked to or from our Internet site are not under our control and you are advised to review their privacy statement.

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5.0. Access to your personal information

OHSA encourages you to access and update your personal information should you believe it to be incorrect. If you wish to do so, please contact us and we will take all reasonable steps to correct your personal information, ensuring its accuracy. If you have a complaint regarding the way in which your personal information is being handled by OHSA, please contact us in the first instance by telephoning us on 1300 OHSA 00. Likewise, if you have any questions about this statement, please contact us.

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6.0. General disclaimer

OHSA, its employees, officers and agents will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from use of the OHSA website, any related website, or any OHSA electronic publication. Further, whilst every effort will be made to ensure that information on the website and in electronic publications is accurate and correct, no warranty or guarantee is given by OHSA as to the accuracy of such information, and no liability will be accepted for loss or damage arising out of the use of such information.

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7.0. Technical statement

www.ohsa.com.au has been developed for the web and is best viewed at 1024 x 768 pixel resolution via an Internet Browser such as Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher. The web site includes a number of resources in Portable Document Format (PDF). To view these files you will need to install Adobe Reader. This web site is not currently able to be viewed via mobile devices such as PDA’s or Mobile Phones (WAP). OHSA supports best practice standards for the Internet and any enquiries should be sent to the info@ohsa.com.au

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8.0. Further information on privacy

You can obtain further general information about privacy protection from the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner by: calling their privacy hotline on 1300 363992 or visiting their website at http://www.privacy.gov.au/.


College contact details

OHSA Occupational Health Services Australia
32/1176 Gold Coast Highway, PALM BEACH QLD 4221
(PO Box 336, Elanora QLD 4221)

P: +617 5559 5440

F: +617 5559 5661

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