Privacy notice

By logging into the Digital Profession Members' Community, I agree to my details being used to allow my participation in the Digital Profession. I understand the Digital Profession adheres to the Privacy Act 1988 and will only use and disclose information collected on this form for the purpose of administering the Digital Profession. The Digital Profession was created under direction of the Australian Public Service Commission. Use and disclosure of personal information collected from this form is limited to APSC staff within the Digital Profession team. Deidentified data may be provided to employing agencies for the purposes for workforce planning and high-level skill gap analysis. Giving false or misleading information will impact eligibility and membership to the Digital Profession. The Digital Profession platform provider, Higher Logic is based in the US. Higher Logic will not have access to your personal information without your consent. Higher Logic’s Privacy Policy is available here. Additional information about how the Digital Profession will manage personal information is available in the APSC Privacy Policy.

Why we collect your information

Email
Your email is the primary point of contact for the Digital Profession team. You will receive community updates, Digital Profession updates/newsletters and important system emails. You may use your work or personal email address to sign up for the Digital Profession, as we confirm your eligibility with your agency/department and employment status.

Name
This helps us identify you in the communities and personalise our communication with you.

Job title
Your job title helps us identify your needs and serve more personlised content to you. We may also deidentify this data and use it to report on the how roles are titled across the government. 

Agency and department
This is used to confirm your are employed by an eligible agency or department. Currently only employees of Australian Government agencies and departments are eligible to join the Digital Profession. This includes Federal, State and Local employees. This information will also be deidentified and used for reporting purposes. 

Employment status
This is used to confirm your eligibility, as currently only ongoing and non-ongoing staff of Australian Government agencies and departments are eligible to join the Digital Profession. If the eligibility criteria expands in the future, this information may be deidentified and used for reporting purposes. 

Career Stage
Your selected career stage will be used to serve you content, opportunities and events that best suit where you are in your journey. We may also deidentify this data to use for reporting purposes.

Disciplines
Your selected disciplines will help us invite you to relevant communities, ensuring you can connect with your peers and see content that's relevant to you. We may also deidentify this data to use for reporting purposes.

Interested in
Your interests help us refine the content served to you, ensuring your experience on the Digital Profession member site is personalised to you. We may also deidentify this data to use for reporting purposes.

Gender
This information is deidentified then used for reporting purposes, especially around gender balance in digital roles.

Skills via skills self-assessment
This information primarily for your information. Your skills list can help increase visibility of your skills and help to identify skill gaps, which you can use to support learning and development requests. Deidentified data may be provided to employing agencies for the purposes for workforce planning and high-level skill gap analysis.