Privacy

The Social Research Centre believes that the privacy of your information is of the utmost importance. Below you will find several of our recently updated privacy resources and additional links to privacy information.

Our Policies

1. Research Information Privacy Policy (“RIPP”): The RIPP is the Social Research Centre’s privacy policy as required under the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles.

The RIPP outlines how the Social Research Centre handles your personal information and how you can access that information, correct that information and make complaints (if necessary).  The RIPP is available here.

2. Website Privacy Policy (“WPP”): The WPP is the Social Research Centre’s privacy policy that applies to any web user who accesses our website. The WPP is available here.

Privacy Regulator

1. Privacy Act: The Social Research Centre is bound by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) (“Privacy Amendment Act”), which made many significant changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”). These changes commenced on 12 March 2014. For more information on the Privacy Act and law reform visit the OAIC website, here.

2. Australian Privacy Principles (APPs): The Privacy Act now includes a set of 13 new harmonised privacy principles that regulate the handling of personal information by private sector organisations. These principles are called the Australian Privacy Principles (APP). For more information on the APP and the OAIC’s APP guidelines, here.

Industry Resources

1. AMSRO Privacy (Market and Social Research) Code: The Social Research Centre is a member of AMSRO and is bound by the Privacy (Market and Social Research) Code 2014 ("Privacy Code"). More information about the Privacy Code is available at the OAIC website, here

2. AMSRS Code of Professional Behaviour: We also abide by the principles of the AMSRS Code of Professional Behaviour. Information can be viewed on the AMSRS website, here.