At Junior Adventures Group, we are committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information we collect about any person. Junior Adventures Group contains operational entities OSHClub Pty Ltd, Helping Hands Network Pty Ltd and Primary OSHCare Pty Ltd which provide outside school hours care services. These entities are supported by Reliance HR Solutions (which provides payroll services to our group entities) and Young Minds Connect (which procures additional services such as excursions for school holiday programs run by OSHClub, Helping Hands and Primary OSHCare Pty Ltd).
Collection of personal information
We primarily collect personal information in order to safely and effectively provide our services and to hire, train and manage our staff. The types of personal information we collect include:
Emergency contact information
Identification details (e.g. drivers’ licence, date of birth)
Government benefit information (e.g. Customer Reference Number)
Background on family (including any court orders)
Child and family preferences and interests
Information to tailor care provided
Records of attendance and use of our services
Information about your dealings and interactions with us
For job applicants, employment-related information including background, qualifications, references, past employment, availability and screening check information (e.g. working with children, right to work)
Sensitive types of personal information, for example:
Health information (e.g. to enable us to be properly prepared for any medical incidents as well as reporting immunisation statuses to Government agencies)
Ethnic or cultural background (e.g. to ensure we are aware of any additional requirements during care)
Disability/additional needs (e.g. to ensure we are aware of any additional requirements during care)
Special dietary requirements (e.g. to ensure we are aware when providing food during care)
Photographs and videos (only with consent)
Criminal record (e.g. as part of employment screening).
We collect some personal information pursuant to laws including the Education and Care Services National Law (and related Acts and regulations), Family Assistance laws, Working with Children laws, the Fair Work Act, the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act, the Corporations Act, the Income Tax Assessment Act and other tax laws, Occupational Health and Safety acts and Workers Compensation acts.
We collect personal information from various sources, including:
Written and online applications
Records of our dealings with you including via email, telephone, in person or online
Video and audio surveillance of our workplaces
Public sources, including information published online
Information service providers
Schools and relevant authorities
For staff and job applicants: referees, past employers, professional associations or registered bodies, law enforcement agencies, educational institutions, medical and competency test providers and performance feedback.
How we hold and protect personal information
We hold all personal information in electronic form and hard copies. We take care to appropriately protect the security of personal information from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure as well as misuse, interference and loss.
Depending on the circumstances, some of the data security measures we employ include passwords for electronic data, secure premises for hard copy data, and appropriate data access restrictions.
How we use and disclose personal information
We may collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
Providing, assessing and improving our services
Individually tailoring our services and care
Ensuring that our services are provided in a safe environment
Processing and facilitating payments, outstanding debt and rebates
Engaging, training and managing our staff
Verifying your identity and personal information
Maintaining and updating our records
Conducting marketing and market research activities including communicating with you about our programs, products and services (unless you opt-out – contact us to do so)
Managing queries, feedback, investigations and regulatory inquiries
Facilitating corporate transactions involving the sale of any part of our business.
For job applicants and staff, we may also collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
Your possible or actual employment and/or work placement
Checking your right to work status with any Government Agency or their agents
To undertake criminal reference checking with any Government Agency
Any test or assessment that you may be required to undergo including medical assessments
Identification of your training needs or any other products that may assist your development or employability
Our management of performance reviews, complaints, investigations or inquiries that involve you
Any insurance claim or workplace rehabilitation that requires disclosure of your personal and sensitive information.
We may not be able to do the things above without your personal information. For example, we may not be able to contact you or for job applicants, we may not be able to consider your application.
The third parties to which we disclose personal information include:
Our service providers, including providers of customer contact, delivery, customer support, debt recovery and IT services
Our related companies
Our insurers and Workers Compensation agencies
Australian Government Departments or Agencies including the Australian Taxation Office (e.g. for purposes relating to Child Care Subsidies (CCS))
Any person with a lawful entitlement to obtain the information.
Some of the third parties to which we disclose personal information may be located in other countries including USA.
If you visit junioradventuresgroup.com.au, oshclub.com.au, helpinghandsnetwork.com.au or primaryoshcare.com.au (our Websites), our system may record information such as your server address, top-level domain (e.g. .com, .au, etc), date and time of your visit to the Website, pages accessed, information downloaded, previous site visited and browser type. This information is used for statistical, reporting and website administration and maintenance purposes.
Like many other websites, our Websites may use ‘cookies’ from time to time. A cookie is a piece of information that allows our system to identify and interact more effectively with your browser. The cookie helps us to maintain the continuity of your browsing session and remember your details and preferences when you return. You can configure your web browser software to reject cookies; however, some parts of our Websites may not have full functionality in that case. See www.allaboutcookies.org for instructions on deleting and rejecting cookies for many common browsers.
Your privacy rights
You can contact us as set out below to request access to the personal information we hold about you and correction of that information. We may need to verify your identity.
Please provide as much detail as you can about the particular information you seek, to help us locate it. We will provide our reasons if we deny any request for access to or correction of personal information. Where we decide not to make a requested correction to your personal information and you disagree, you may ask us to make a note of your requested correction with the information.
If you believe we have breached our privacy obligations or wish to make a complaint, please contact us using the details below and we will take all reasonable actions to resolve it. We may request additional details from you regarding your concerns and may need to engage or consult with other parties in order to investigate and deal with your issue. We will keep records of your complaint and any resolution.
For information about privacy generally, or if your concerns are not resolved to your satisfaction, you may contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.oaic.gov.au and on 1300 363 992.
Contact: Privacy Officer (Chief Financial Officer)
Address: Suite 2, Level 1, 1183 Toorak Road, Camberwell VIC 3124
Phone: 1300 395 735
Last updated: 17 January 2020