Privacy Notice

1.     LVRC Recruitment Portal Privacy Notice

The aim of this privacy notice (Notice) is to explain to you how the Lockyer Valley Regional Council (Council, we, our, us) manages your personal information for the purposes of administering its recruitment and employment processes using the Ci Anywhere Recruitment Portal (the Service).

By providing us your personal information through the Service, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Notice.

1.1     What is personal information?

Personal information is any information or opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database) about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from that information or opinion:

  • whether or not the information or opinion is true; and
  • whether or not the information or opinion is recorded in a material form.

Common examples of personal information are an individual's name, signature, email address, postal address, telephone number, date of birth, bank account details and commentary or opinion about a person.

1.2     What personal information is being collected?

When you sign up to use the Service, we may collect the following personal information from you:

  • identification information;
  • visa and immigration information;
  • diversity information;
  • employment history;
  • education information;
  • accreditations (including qualifications and licences); and
  • any other personal information relevant to our recruitment and employment processes.

The information we collect may include sensitive information, such as:

  • information about your racial or ethnic origin; and
  • health information.

1.3     How will this personal information be used?

We collect your personal information for employment and recruitment purposes, which includes:

  • assessing and progressing applications for a Council position advertised on the Service; and
  • registering your interest in working for the Council.

Any diversity information provided will be collected for statistical purposes only and will not be considered during the recruitment and employment processes.

If you apply for a Council position and your application is progressed, additional personal information may be requested and gathered over the course of any selection process and through any subsequent employment with Council.

1.4     How does we collect this information?

If you register to use the Service, we will request that you provide your personal information through our secure online system. 

Some of the personal information we request will be necessary to progress your application.  If you do not provide us with this personal information, you will not be able to proceed with your application for a position.

We may also obtain your personal information from third parties, such as:

  • referees (with your consent);
  • the interviewing panel; or
  • medical practitioners (if required). 

1.5     How is your information stored?

Your information is stored in a secure database, which is only accessible by individuals who have been given access by a secure log in and password.

1.6     Who else is your information disclosed to and why?

Some of your personal information may be provided to third parties (such as referees, medical practitioners etc) as part of the recruitment process. 

We will not otherwise disclose your personal information outside of Council unless we are required by law or you have given your consent. 

We will not sell any of your information to any third parties.

1.7     How can you find out further information?

For further information on the how we handle your information, how to make a complaint to us, how to access your information or the factors we consider when releasing information please refer to Council's Privacy Policy. ​

Page reviewed: 18 Mar 2019 5:53pm