Our approach to privacy
The Architects Registration Board of Victoria (ARBV) is committed to responsible
and fair handling of personal information, consistent with the Information Privacy
Principles in the Information Privacy Act.
What information do we collect
We collect personal information to meet the purposes of the Architects Act and Regulations.
Whenever we collect personal information, we aim to ensure that you know why we
collect it and (if applicable) to whom we disclose it. We do not collect personal
information when you access our website home page or browse the site, unless you
send us an email or complete an online form.
How do we use your personal information?
The use or disclosure of your personal information is linked to the purpose for
which it is collected. For example, the purpose could be registration as an architect,
admission to the Architectural Practice Examination, the registration of a business
name or approval of an architectural partnership or company. The purpose could also
be to resolve a consumer complaint, or to conduct an inquiry into professional practice.
Members of the public who lodge a formal complaint are asked to provide some personal
information for the purposes of the inquiry. Where an inquiry is received about
the registered status of an architect, sufficient information to identify the architect
is supplied. Other Boards also seek confirmation of registration
Data quality and data security
ARBV makes every effort to ensure that personal information collected, used or disclosed
is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We have secure office premises and secure
information technology arrangements to protect the personal information we hold.
These measures complemenffort to ensure that personal information collected, used
or disclosed is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We have secure office premises
and secure infort our other privacy safeguards and help to protect your information
from misuse, loss or unauthorised access, and from unauthorised modification or
Getting access to your information
For details about access to the personal information we hold about you, please telephone
03 9417 4444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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