Personal information for the purposes of this policy is defined as the personal information collected specifically in the context of the National Farmers’ Federation’s (NFF) Australian Farm Data Code (the Code) assessment and certification program.
The kinds of personal information that NFF collects and holds about providers of data and technology products and services who apply for the assessment and certification program (Providers), are:
The kinds of personal information that NFF collects and holds about individuals making complaints about Providers in the assessment and certification program are:
The kinds of sensitive personal information that NFF collects and holds about Providers are:
Personal information is collected directly from individuals during the administration of the assessment and certification program, which includes application, assessment, renewal, withdrawal, and complaints.
Personal information is stored in secure data storage managed by a third party data storage provider with servers located globally.
Access to personal information in this location is limited to:
Personal information collected by NFF to administer the assessment and certification program is never sold to third parties.
Personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
Personal information with regard to assessment and certification against the Code is being collected by the NFF for these purposes:
Personal information may be shared with external consultants engaged by the NFF to assist with the purposes stated above.
Personal information of the Provider’s contact people will be used to verify the information provided in the assessment and certification application.
Some non-personal certification information will be displayed on a public facing section of the register of assessed and certified products, projects, and services (such as the company name and Australian Business Name of the Provider) while personal information will never be published and will only be available to the NFF.
An individual can:
regarding the personal information that NFF holds on them, by contacting the NFF at:
14-16 Brisbane Avenue
Barton, ACT 2600
(02) 6269 5666
Complaints should be made in writing and will be responded to within 30 days. The complaint may then be taken to mediation, and lastly that the complaint may be taken to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) if required.
The NFF will not disclose personal information to entities outside of Australia.
Personal information will be retained for the life of the assessment and certification program, unless deletion/destruction is requested by the individual to whom it pertains.
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