Privacy Policy

Employment, career development and training services

Who we are

Our website address is: www.bridgingthegap.org.au. This Privacy Notice explains what Bridging the Gap (BTG) Incorporated will do with your personal data, whether we are in the process of helping you make that next career move, providing you with a service, or you are simply visiting our website in search of a program to support you or gaining industry insight.

Our registered office is at 2 Robbos Way, Kwinana, Western Australia and our ACN is 506 171 211.

Bridging the Gap Inc (BTG, we, us our) is a community based, not for profit agency operating in Western Australia. We provide a range of pre-employment programs, training and other support services.

Your data

Throughout our organisation, we obtain personal information in a variety of ways in order to be able to effectively operate and provide the best possible services to our consumers. Our policy and privacy statement describes the way in which we will collect and manage your information.

Our purpose for obtaining your personal information may include:

  • Providing information, advice and support services
  • Providing goods and services and related information to customers and participants
  • Administering customer and supplier accounts
  • Reporting to funding bodies and government about how funding is used
  • Performing our role as an employer, in assessing the performance and conduct of employees
  • Promotion of the service via various communication and media platforms
  • Any required or permitted by law
  • Any disclosed to you and to which you have consented
  • Any that you would otherwise reasonably expect.

We are extremely concerned to protect your privacy and confidentiality. We understand that all users of our web site are quite rightly concerned to know that their data will not be used for any purpose unintended by them, and will not accidentally fall into the hands of a third party.

When you visit BTG’s website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. Such information may take the form of: server address, date and time of the visit to the site, pages accessed and documents viewed, browser type and language etc). This information can be then used to create summary statistics that allow us to improve the experience for visitors to our site.

We may receive data which is indirectly made up from your personal information, from software services such as Google Analytics and others. However, no such information is identifiable to you.

Cookies

BTG uses Google Analytics which anonymously tracks how our website visitors interact with our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted and to and stored by Google, who will then use this information for the purposes of compiling reports on website activity and providing other services.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we recommend that you allow the use in order to take advantage of the features of our website that rely on their use.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive through your web browser when you visit any web site. They are widely used to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Like all other users of cookies, we may request the return of information from your computer when your browser requests a web page from our server. The cookies we use may last for a single visit to our site (they are deleted from your computer when you close your browser), or may remain on your computer until you delete them or until a defined period of time has passed.

Content you provide to us with a view to be used by any third party

If you provide information to us, with a view to it being read, copied, downloaded, or used by other people, we accept no responsibility for what that third party may do with it. It is up to you to satisfy yourself about the privacy level of every person who might see your information.If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Your email address

BTG servers may record your email address if you send us a message online. This information is recognised by our servers and the pages that you visit are recorded. We shall not under any circumstances, divulge your e-mail address to any person who is not an employee and your email address will not be added to any external mailing lists. This information may be used:

  • to correspond with you or deal with you as you expect
  • in a collective way not referable to any particular individual, for the purpose of quality control and improvement of our site
  • to send you news about the services to which you have signed up
  • to tell you about other services that we think may be useful or relevant to you.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

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