All personal information will be managed in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.
The Commissioner’s guidance is subject to the requirements of the State Records Act 1998 and Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. The questionnaire, any correspondence, as well as the guidance may be the subject of an access application under that Act to the PSC, or the subject of a production request by Parliament, and may be used and disclosed to meet legal responsibilities or as otherwise required or authorised by law.
If the private sector employment is accepted, and the Commissioner considers it to be in the public interest, the Commissioner may provide a copy of the guidance to the person exercising employer functions for their awareness to best manage any conflicts of interest or other identified issues. The Commissioner will request consent from the GSSE before providing a copy of the guidance to the employer. If a copy is provided to the employer, the guidance may be the subject of an access application to the employing agency or be the subject of an order by Parliament to the employing agency for production.
Statistical information of a general, de-identified nature in relation to guidance provided by the Commissioner under section 83B may be publicly disclosed by the PSC.