Personal Information Collection Statement

Vertical Talent privacy commitment

At Vertical Talent, we are committed to protecting the privacy of the information that you give to us.
This document explains how we at Vertical Talent collect, use and disclose your personal information for our recruitment, flexible staffing and training businesses.

What we do

Vertical Talent uses highly skilled consultants to provide permanent recruitment services that respond to the needs of both employers and applicants by helping to place the right person in the right position. Vertical Talent also supplies temporary contractors to a wide range of businesses in many industries (“Clients“).
Vertical Talent also provides services such as training, development and e-learning, assessment and certification, career and organisation development, business technologies and outplacement.

Your personal information

Some examples of the types of personal information that may be held by Vertical Talent includes your name, date of birth, contact details, qualifications, work history, skills, resume, salary/benefit information, driver’s licence number and information about your hobbies and interests.
If you consent, we may also collect sensitive information (for example, information about your membership in a trade union or health information ).
It is up to you to choose the information that you give to Vertical Talent.
If you choose not to provide Vertical Talent with particular information that has been requested, Vertical Talent may not be best placed to provide the service that you have requested.

How we collect personal information

Vertical Talent collects personal information in a number of ways, including:

  • directly from you, when you provide information by phone or in documents such as an application form or a resum√®;
  • by contacting the referees that you have nominated;
  • from Clients to whom services are supplied as part of our contracting business; and by searching publicly available information (for example, the internet).

How we use your personal information

In our recruitment and contracting businesses, the personal information that we collect from you is used to provide recruitment and contracting services, for example, by matching applicants or contractors to client needs.
In our non-recruitment businesses, your personal information is used to enable Vertical Talent to deliver the product or services that you require.

Will your personal information be given to anyone else?

We will disclose personal information about you to Clients for the purpose of recruiting you to specific positions, for supplying your services to Clients as a contractor or, with your consent, marketing your services to Clients.
We may also disclose your personal information to the following parties outside of Vertical Talent:

  • Vertical Talent agents, contractors (e.g. people who are authorised to administer our computer systems or to other recruitment suppliers, where we are working on a joint recruitment project), professional advisers, consultants and representatives;
  • you and your referees in making enquiries;
  • your financial institution and others relating to your remuneration and benefits; government bodies or others as required/authorised by law; and
  • Vertical Talent related companies and any companies involved in a corporate or business restructure by Vertical Talent.

You can access your personal information

You have a right to access your personal information, subject to some exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know.
For security reasons, you may be required to put your request in writing.
Further, you may be charged a fee for searching for and providing access to your information.

How to contact us

If you would like to obtain a copy of our Privacy Policy or if have any questions in relation to privacy, please contact us. You can do this by writing to our Privacy Officer, at:

  • Privacy Officer, Vertical Talent Australia Pty Ltd, GPO Box 298B, Melbourne 3001
  • Email:¬†Privacy