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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 5 Hansard (5 May) . . Page.. 2025..


MyWay uses personal information only for the purposes for which it was provided. MyWay does not give personal information to other persons, agencies or bodies outside the Department, except where:

� a person has consented to MyWay giving their personal information to someone outside the Department;

� a person would reasonably expect MyWay to, or MyWay has told them that they will make the disclosure;

� the disclosure is required or authorised under law;

� the disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody's life or health; or

� the disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce the law, enforce a law imposing a pecuniary penalty or to protect public revenue.

MyWay uses a range of measures to protect personal information from loss and misuse, and from unauthorised disclosure, access, use, or modification. These measures include security of information used for issuing of photographic school student MyWay identification cards, restricted physical access to the Department's offices, secure filing cabinets, firewalls, secure databases, computer user identifiers and passwords. A full copy of the MyWay privacy policy can be found at www.transport.act.gov.au.

Mr STANHOPE (in reply to a supplementary question by Mr Smyth on Thursday, 7 April 2011): MyWay is a business unit of the ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS). TAMS, is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (the Act), including the Information Privacy Principles set out in section 14 of the Act.

MyWay only collects personal information for lawful purposes that are directly related to its functions or activities.

MyWay uses personal information only for the purposes for which it was provided. MyWay does not give personal information to other persons, agencies or bodies outside the Department, except where:

� a person has consented to MyWay giving their personal information to someone outside the Department;

� a person would reasonably expect MyWay to, or MyWay has told them that they will make the disclosure;

� the disclosure is required or authorised under law;

� the disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody's life or health; or

� the disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce the law, enforce a law imposing a pecuniary penalty or to protect public revenue.

MyWay uses a range of measures to protect personal information from loss and misuse, and from unauthorised disclosure, access, use, or modification. These measures include security of information used for issuing of photographic school student MyWay identification cards, restricted physical access to the Department's offices, secure filing cabinets, firewalls, secure databases, computer user identifiers and passwords. A full copy of the MyWay privacy policy can be found at www.transport.act.gov.au.


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