Bluestone wants you to feel confident using our web site. We recognise the importance of protecting the privacy of information collected about visitors to our sites, in particular information that is capable of identifying an individual ("personal information"). This Privacy Statement governs the manner in which your personal information, obtained through the website is dealt with. This Privacy Statement is reviewed periodically, so please check the site to make sure you are updated on any changes.
Bluestone’s online monitoring programs may record the date and time of your visit, the pages visited and any information downloaded even if you visit a page that does not require login details
Personal information submitted to Bluestone via the web site may be used for various purposes including the following purposes:
To assist you in finding a suitable position or employment
Career guidance and management
To allow Bluestone consultants to better service your career requirements if you are employed by Bluestone on a temporary or contract basis
To identify any training requirements - including providing your personal details to third parties for training and education purposes (including, but not limited to: Training Institutions)
Client and business relationship management – to ensure we are familiar with and fully understand your needs
Marketing – to inform you of events, services and possible job opportunities by mail, email, SMS or phone
Bluestone may also use the information collected to periodically notify you about changes to our website, our business services, opportunities and special events that Bluestone believes is valuable to registered job seekers or for rthe purpose of promoting various products and services to you.
From time to time we may also use the information to send you information about us, our related companies and third parties.
To facilitate our efficient use of your information, and to provide you with the best opportunities, it may sometimes be necessary for Bluestone to disclose your information to third parties. This type of disclosure may for example occur in the following circumstances:
To our employees, contractors and agents
From time to time we may engage or employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include, bulk recruitment exercises or administrative functions associated with the Bluestone's business activities. Such parties will have access to only that personal information required by them to perform their functions, and may not use such information for any other purposes.
In certain circumstances we may be required by law to disclose your personal information, for example, where disclosure is ordered by a Court, or subpoenaed in relation to third party litigation. We also reserve the right to choose to disclose your information to law enforcement agencies in circumstances described in the National Privacy Principles and other applicable laws and regulations, including for the purpose of investigating alleged contraventions of the law.
Bluestone may chose to but is not obliged to provide you with notification (which may arrive via your nominated email) when we wish to provide personal information about you to third parties, and provide you with the opportunity to chose not to share that information.
By visiting this site you are agreeing with and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Statement. Should you not agree with this Privacy Statement you should cease using the website immediately.
This Privacy Statement may be updated from time to time as the website and its content develops and matures. We encourage you to check this Privacy Statement regularly.
You can also request that information about you be corrected or deleted. This is part of our commitment to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Whilst we will endeavor to correct the information we cannot guarantee that it will or can be corrected.
Bluestone invites feedback from you about our website. Bluestone stores feedback that users send to us and then uses this information to improve the overall Bluestone recruitment experience, and, at times, may be shared with Bluestone's partners either in aggregate form or with or without specific identifying characteristics. We may also use the information and ideas you send us to improve or promote the site.
Confidentiality of Personal information
At Bluestone we know that information related to your job search is personal and confidential. You may choose to send or store personal information with Bluestone. This could include job applications sent directly via the website to Bluestone, or by making your resume available for searching by our Consultants.
We endeavor to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us. Once we receive your information, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us.
Bluestone may sell, trade, rent, lend or give your personal information to others without your authorization.
Bluestone may provide links to other sites. Bluestone is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these web sites. Your activity on those sites is covered by the privacy policies on those sites, and we accept no liability whatsoever for any breach of your privacy by these third parties or their compliance with their privacy policies.
Securing Your Information
Safeguarding the privacy of your information is important to us, whether you interact with us personally, by phone, mail, over the internet or other electronic medium. We hold personal information in a combination of secure computer storage facilities and paper-based files and other records, and take steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
We may need to maintain records for a significant period of time. However, when we consider information is no longer needed, we may remove any details that will identify you or we may destroy the records.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with us, you can contact us via mail:
Level 2, 420 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3004