Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership (IA-CEPA) Skills Development Exchange Pilot - Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice explains how DFAT manages personal information collected through the Skills Development Exchange Pilot (the Pilot) in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act).
Why DFAT collects your information
DFAT collects your personal information:
- to assess and manage your application for a letter of support for the Pilot
- to provide you with a letter of acknowledgement (for Australian applicants only)
- to evaluate, audit or assess the IA-CEPA and other DFAT programs
- for research and development of Australian Government policies or programs.
What types of information will DFAT collect
To manage the Pilot, DFAT will need to collect your personal information as well as information pertaining to your current employment and your proposed Workplace Placement. This will include:
- the information requested in the online application form seeking a letter of support from DFAT;
- any information provided by third parties (such as your lawyer, migration agent, employer or the Indonesian Government) during the application or assessment process; and
- any information contained in letter of support issued by the Sending Organisation and the letter of offer issued by the Host Organisation.
The categories of personal information (including sensitive information) collected may include your:
- name and contact details
- date of birth
- level of English
- educational qualifications and skill level
- occupational licences, registrations and certificates
- biodata from your passport
- details in relation to your workplace placement with the Host Organisation
- details in relation to your employment with the Sending Organisation.
How does DFAT collect information
DFAT will collect this information directly from you when you provide information with your application. DFAT will also collect your information from the Indonesian Government, the Host and Sending Organisations and other third parties (such as migration agents and legal practitioners, where such parties are assisting you and the Host and Sending Organisations with your application).
It is your choice what personal information you provide to us in relation to the application. However, if you do not complete the application form and provide the letters of support and offer issued by the Sending and Host Organisations, DFAT may not be able to assess or manage your application.
How DFAT will use and share your information
DFAT will use and share any personal information to:
- to manage the Pilot, including to assess and manage your application for a letter of support for the Pilot (this may include sharing it with the Host and Sending Organisations, the Indonesian Government or your migration agent or legal practitioner) or a letter of acknowledgement (for Australian applicants only)
- evaluate, audit or assess the IA-CEPA and other DFAT programs
- government administration, research or service delivery.
DFAT may share your information with contractors or consultants engaged to assist DFAT.
With your consent, DFAT may also use or disclose your personal information for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in connection with the Pilot or the IA-CEPA.
Sharing my information outside Australia
DFAT may share any information you provide with the Indonesian Government and your current employer for the purposes of assessing or managing your application or request for letter of acknowledgement.
The Indonesian Law No. 27 of 2022 concerning Personal Data Protection (PDP Law) applies to personal information disclosed to the Indonesian Government.
With your consent, DFAT may also share your personal information for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes
- how you can access and correct personal information DFAT holds about you
- how you can complain about a privacy breach.