Privacy statement

This is the Privacy Statement for the CFMEU Mining and Energy Division website at which is subject to review by the governing body of the Division from time to time.

The CFMEU, Mining and Energy 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 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 “Get email updates” list an alert is sent to us from our web server which provides your email address, and if you are a member and have chosen to provide it, your district and lodge/site.

If you request information about becoming a member of the CFMEU, Mining and Energy Division, we collect your name, email address, street address, contact phone number and site and/or employer name.

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 Email Updates list is used to tally the number of subscribers to the website and, if you are a member and have chosen to provide your district, to send information to you specific to your district. It is not used for any other purpose.

If you send a request for more information about joining the union your contact details are forwarded to the appropriate District and may be used to post you a membership kit or to contact you regarding your membership query.

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, Mining and Energy 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.