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Privacy Policy

The Australian Hydrogen Council (AHC) protects personal information it collects and handles in accordance with the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Our privacy policy sets out how AHC collects and handles personal information.

What is personal information?

Personal information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual, or could reasonably identify an individual.

Why does AHC collect and handle personal information?

Like many organisations, AHC collects and handles personal information in order to communicate with people and meet its business obligations. AHC does not generally collect any sensitive personal information.

How does AHC collect personal information?

AHC may collect personal information from an individual:
Wherever possible, AHC will collect information directly from an individual.

Whose personal information does AHC collect?

AHC may collect personal information about:

What personal information does AHC collect?

The types of personal information that AHC may collect include:

Does AHC collect sensitive personal information?

Typically, AHC does not collect sensitive personal information. AHC will only collect sensitive information, as defined by the Privacy Act, with an individual’s consent or where collection is required by law.

How does AHC use and disclose personal information?

AHC may use personal information it collects in order to:
AHC will only disclose personal information about an individual with that individual’s consent or where disclosure is required or authorised by law. AHC does not disclose personal information to third parties for commercial or other unrelated purposes.

What do I do if I receive a mass communication from AHC?

Individuals who receive an email newsletter or other material from AHC, will have the opportunity to opt out of further communications of this nature.

Access and correction

Individuals have the right to request access to and/or correct the personal information that AHC holds about them. If you wish to request access or a correction, please contact AHC at the contact details set out below. AHC may request evidence of your identity before granting a request for access or correction.

Enquiries and complaints

If you wish to make an enquiry or complaint relating to the handling of your personal information, please contact AHC at the contact set out below. AHC will endeavour to respond promptly.
Changes to policy
AHC may review and update this privacy policy to take account of new laws and technology and changes to AHC operations. Please visit this page periodically to check for updates.

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