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Staff Privacy Statement

UniSQ is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals who interact with and provide their personal information to us. We ensure that personal information is responsibly collected, used and managed in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (QLD) and only where it is necessary for a lawful function or activity of the University to be delivered.   UniSQ’s Privacy Policy affirms the University’s commitment to the privacy and data protection principles contained in these privacy laws.

What personal information do we collect?  

UniSQ may collect the following types of personal information about you during recruitment and for the purposes of managing your employment at the University: 

  • Name, date of birth, and contact details
  • Citizenship status (where relevant)
  • Recruitment information (such as history and other reference checks)
  • Financial and Health information  

What do we use your personal information for?

We will use your personal information to assess your application and suitability for employment at UniSQ and to verify information made by you in your application or during the recruitment process.  This assessment may include baseline background checks such as eligibility to work, verification of employment history, reference checks, qualification, security and credential checks (where relevant).  The information we collect may also be disclosed to third parties who perform services on our behalf during the recruitment or onboarding process, specifically for the purposes outlined above. 

Other information you provide is primarily used to administer your employment, manage your remuneration, benefits, and other employment conditions appropriately and accurately. 

We will only use your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected. The information collected is securely stored in accordance with retention and disposal requirements under the Public Records Act 2002.

Unless a disclosure is authorised by a particular law or otherwise permitted by the Information Privacy Act 2009, UniSQ will obtain your agreement before disclosing your information to a third party.

General Information

You may request access to, or correction of, documents that contain your personal information which are in our possession. For information on how to make a request for access or correction, please contact For more information about Privacy, please see the UniSQ Privacy Policy.