Protection of your Privacy

This Policy outlines the obligations which Australian Stone Industry Enterprises Association “Centre of Stone” (ASIEA “Centre of Stone”) has in managing the personal information it holds about its clients, potential clients, contractors and others. ASIEA “Centre of Stone” respects your privacy and protects your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.

What personal information does ASIEA “Centre of Stone” collect?

‘Personal information’ is information in any form (whether true or not), about an identified individual or an individual who is reasonably identifiable.
The kind of personal information we collect and hold regarding our clients will depend on the circumstances. The personal information ASIEA “Centre of Stone” collects may include (but not limited to): names, addresses, contact details, occupations, qualifications, work history, skills, resume, copies of relevant certificates, and other information which assist it in conducting its business, providing and marketing its services.
‘Sensitive information’ may include: information relating to a client’s website logon details, company or individual documents or important files.
Sensitive information will be used and disclosed only for the purpose for which it was provided or a directly related secondary purpose, unless you agree otherwise, or where certain other limited circumstances apply (eg, where required by law).

How does ASIEA “Centre of Stone” collect and hold your personal information?

ASIEA “Centre of Stone” may collect personal information from you directly (including when you interact with us in writing, electronically or via telephone), when you visit our website and when you participate in our events, promotions or surveys. In some circumstances we also may collect information from your nominated referees as well as from clients to whom services are supplied as part of the ASIEA “Centre of Stone”’ business.
ASIEA “Centre of Stone” takes reasonable steps to protect personal information from misuse, interference and loss and from unauthorised access, modifications or disclosure. Such steps are, for example, restricted access to electronic records.
ASIEA “Centre of Stone”personnel are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information and the privacy of individuals.
ASIEA “Centre of Stone”workers must not divulge information concerning a customer to anyone other than the customer, unless the customer has requested in writing the release of the information.
ASIEA “Centre of Stone”may disclose your personal information to other members of ASIEA “Centre of Stone”, other companies or individuals who assist ASIEA “Centre of Stone”in providing services or who perform functions on their behalf, anyone else to whom you authorise them to disclose it.
ASIEA “Centre of Stone”also collect personal information from these organisations and individuals, and deal with that information in accordance with this Policy.
Where ASIEA “Centre of Stone”no longer requires the personal information for the purpose for which it was collected ASIEA “Centre of Stone”shall take all reasonable steps to destroy the information, delete or to ensure the information is de-identified.
At all times the collection of this information is obtained by lawful means in a manner that respects your privacy.

Why do we collect, use and disclose personal information?

ASIEA “Centre of Stone” collect and uses personal information for a variety of purposes to effectively conduct our business and to meet legal obligations. In most cases, if personal information we request is not provided, we may not be able to supply our services.
ASIEA “Centre of Stone” may use and disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which it is collected, for reasonably expected secondary purposes which are related to the primary purpose and in other circumstances authorised by the Privacy Act.

In general, ASIEA “Centre of Stone” use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To conduct our business
  • To provide and market our services
  • To communicate with you
  • To comply with our legal obligations
  • To help us manage and enhance our services

Sending information overseas

ASIEA “Centre of Stone”will not send your personal information to recipients outside of Australia without:obtaining your consent (in some cases this consent will be implied); orotherwise complying with the NPPs.

Links to third party websites

This Website may contain links to other sites where we cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects Personally Identifiable Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website

Additional privacy information

Further information on the National Privacy Principals (NPPs) and The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2002; visit the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's Website at

Updates to this Policy

This Policy will be reviewed from time to time to take account of new laws and technology, changes to our operations and practices and the changing business environment. The most current version of this Policy is located at and can be obtained by contacting a ASIEA “Centre of Stone”workers.


If you have any questions about privacy-related issues pleasecontact us on +61 45 177 1615,