The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (the Department) has established a local industry capability register (the Capability Connection), which will be hosted and managed by the Department’s service provider, Industry Capability Network Limited (ICNL).
By participating in the Capability Connection, some of your personal information may be collected by the Department and ICNL.
The Department and ICNL are bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) outlined in Schedule 1 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) which regulates how entities may collect, use, disclose and store personal information.
By registering your business to participate in the Capability Connection, you will be required to provide personal information including your name, email address and contact phone number for the purposes of registering the business and stating a public contact person.
This personal information may be disclosed, where necessary, to the Department’s staff and contractors, the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, including the Minister’s staff, and other relevant Commonwealth, state, territory and local government agencies and ministerial offices, including their staff and contractors, relevant to the Capability Connection.
Personal Information obtained will be stored and held in accordance with ICNL and the Department’s obligations under the Archives Act 1983 (Cth). Personal information obtained will only be used and disclosed for the purposes outlined above and will not be used or disclosed without your consent, except where authorised or required by law.