The State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) is committed to respecting the rights of individuals to privacy of their personal information. Any personal information collected by the SECV will be handled in compliance with the Information Privacy Act 2000 (IPA).
Personal Information means any information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database) that is recorded in any form and whether true or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be
When and why Personal Information is collected
The SECV as a supplier of electricity collects personal information about suppliers, staff of the aluminium smelters, contractors and its own staff. The personal information is collected to facilitate the efficient conduct of its business.
The SECV will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information it collects is accurate, complete and up-to date. The SECV relies on individuals to provide accurate and current information and to notify it when circumstances or details may change.
For general privacy issue queries please contact: the Privacy Officer, whose details can be found on the Contact Us page.
You can make a request yourself, or you can authorise another person to make a request on your behalf. This can be done by writing a letter to the FOI officer, or by downloading and completing the application form at the bottom of this page.
For further information about Freedom of Information, please visit www.foi.vic.gov.au
A valid request must be:
Improper conduct by public officers, public bodies and other persons; and Detrimental action taken in reprisal for a person making a disclosure under this Act;
Persons who make those disclosures; and Persons who may suffer detrimental action in reprisal for those disclosures; and
SECV is committed to the aims and objectives of the Protected Disclosure Act 2012. It does not tolerate improper conduct by its staff, nor the taking of reprisals against those who come forward to disclose such conduct.
The SECV recognises the value of transparency and accountability in its administrative and management practices and supports the making of disclosures which reveal corrupt conduct, conduct involving a substantial mismanagement of public resources or conduct involving a substantial risk to public health and safety or the environment.
The SECV will take all reasonable steps to protect people who make such disclosures from any detrimental action in reprisal for the making of the disclosure. It will also afford natural justice to the person who is the subject of the disclosure.
SECV, GPO Box 2765 Melbourne VIC 3001