Privacy Statement

This is the Privacy Statement for the CFMEU Construction & General Division website at www.cfmeu.asn.au which is subject to review by the governing body of the Division from time to time.

The CFMEU, Construction & General Division, is committed to the privacy principles issued by the Australian Privacy Commission.

The information we collect

Generally, we do not collect personal information about you when you visit our website. You can visit the most parts of the site without being required to provide personal details.

For statistical purposes our web server records all visitors to our site but we are unable to identify individual IP addresses from this data.

If you send us a request by email your email address, and any other personal information you choose to include, is revealed to us.

If you subscribe to our "Announce" list an alert is sent to us from our web server which provides your email address.

If you request a password to a state branch "members only" site we collect your name, address, membership number, phone number and email address.

If you request information about becoming a member of the CFMEU, Construction & General Division, we collect your name, address, contact phone number occupation and name of employer and your email address.

How we use the information

The data collected by our web server is used to assess how many visits to the site we receive and which parts of the site are most frequently accessed. We cannot identify individual visitors to the site from this data.

If you send us a query, request or comment your email address is used to reply to you and for no other purpose. Your email address (and any other personal information you have chosen to send to us) is not retained.

The alert sent to us when you subscribe to our Announce list is used to tally the number of subscribers to the website and for no other purpose. We do not collect your email address from the alert.

If you request a password to a members only site we use your name, address and membership number to check your membership credentials. Your email address is collected and added to your membership record. We use your address details to update your membership record.

If you send a request for more information about joining the union your name and address is used to post you a membership kit. We use occupation and employer information to help assess whether you are eligible to join the union. This information is not retained.

We do not sell or distribute any of the personal information you send to us via our website to any outside organisation, company or individual.

Data Security

We use appropriate technology to protect the data we collect.

Links to other sites

The CFMEU, Construction & General Division, website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites and suggest that you read each site's policy statement.