National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER Act) and the
National Greenhouse and Energy Regulations 2008 (the Regulations), the Clean Energy Regulator and authorised staff have the authority to collect information which may include personal information as defined by the
Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act).
'Personal information' is defined in the Privacy Act to mean information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
Personal information collected will be used for the purposes of the NGER Act and for related purposes.
In compliance with the Privacy Act, the Clean Energy Regulator has appropriate measures in place to ensure that personal information is protected. Measures include procedures and systems for the receipt, management and storage of personal information and ongoing measures to check the integrity of systems and to ensure that procedures are being followed.
The Clean Energy Regulator is bound by the secrecy provisions of Part 3 of the
Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 (CER Act) and by the Privacy Act in regard to personal information it collects.
The Clean Energy Regulator is only able to disclose personal information it collects under the NGER Act in accordance with the CER Act, the NGER Act, the Privacy Act or as otherwise required by law.
The circumstances in which such information may be disclosed include:
Any questions regarding the privacy of personal information collected under the NGER Act should be directed to:
Clean Energy Regulator Privacy Contact OfficerClean Energy RegulatorGPO Box 621CANBERRA ACT 2601
Phone: 02 6159 3556Email:
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