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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy clearly articulates how Industrial Trades uses and protects any information supplied to us via this website.

Industrial Trades is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Industrial Trades may change aspects of our Privacy Policy from time to time but will always update any changes on this page. We recommend that you peruse this page periodically to ensure you are familiar with and understand any changes. The current Privacy Policy is effective from 12 July 2012.

Collection of your personal information

There are many aspects of the site that can be viewed without providing personal information, however, for access to future Industrial Trades’ customer support features, you are required to submit personally identifiable information. This may include, but is not limited to, a unique username, email and password. You may also be asked to provide personal information that will allow Industrial Trades to identify you should a forgotten password need to be retrieved.

Your personal details are never disclosed in the public forum. Upon registering, job seekers are given an alphanumeric identification code. This identifier is used in the public domain of the Industrial Trades website, not your personal details.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name, company name and job title
  • Contact information, including email address, home and mobile phone numbers
  • Past employment, experience, demographic, job or worker preferences and any other information needed to complete your Industrial Trades profile or job advertisement.
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers to help improve Industrial Trades' service to you.

Controlling your personal information

By registering with Industrial Trades, you are giving Industrial Trades permission to utilise your information to monitor your records, assist you to connect with employers/job advertisers/job seekers and in any way that Industrial Trades considers would be beneficial to help you achieve your goals.

Your personal details are never disclosed in the public forum. Upon registering, job seekers are given an alphanumeric identification code. This identifier is used in the public domain of the Industrial Trades website, not your personal details.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties (other than to advertising employers) unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information from third parties that we think could benefit you, but only if you give us permission to do so.

What we do with the information we gather

Industrial Trades gathers your personal information to develop your Industrial Trades profile or job advertisement and to understand your needs in order to offer the best possible service. Specifically, we utilise your information to:

  • Connect you with potential employers/job advertisers/job seekers of your choice
  • Monitor your records for expiry dates
  • Help improve our products and services
  • Periodically issue promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information we believe would be of benefit to you via the email address you have entered (you may nominate that you do not wish to receive such correspondence from us)
  • Conduct market research to help us improve our service to you

Industrial Trades reserves the right to terminate or suspend a worker's Industrial Trades Profile or Companies Advertisement at their sole discretion, without compensation.

Information shared with employers /job advertisers /job seekers

When Industrial Trades has, at your request, shared your information with potential employers/job advertisers/job seekers, we cannot and will not accept responsibility or liability for how they use or share your information.


Industrial Trades may correspond with you via the following methods:

  • Industrial Trades Dashboard or Management page,
  • Email,
  • Mobile, and/or
  • Home phone

Correspondence will relate to Industrial Trades’ employment matching service. Industrial Trades may also contact you periodically to obtain feedback to help us further improve our service to you. We may also send you promotional information from time to time from third parties that we think could benefit you, but only if you give us permission to do so.

Sharing of your personal information

Industrial Trades may occasionally hire external companies to provide services on our behalf, including but not limited to handling customer support enquiries, processing transactions and customer freight shipping

Accessing your personal information

You have the right to access your personal information, subject to any legal exceptions. If you would like to access your personal information, please contact us. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons. Industrial Trades reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for and providing access to your information.

You will have access to their personal details at all times. You will be able to change your details or cancel your registration at any time.

How we use cookies

Cookies are small files that ask permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Traffic log cookies are used to identify which pages are being used. This helps Industrial Trades analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We use this information for statistical analysis purposes only. Once the analysis is complete, the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not give us access to your computer nor does it provide us with any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Just be aware that declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Information we collect

For each visitor to the Industrial Trades website, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to:

  • Browser type,
  • Version and language,
  • Operating system,
  • Pages viewed,
  • Page access times, and
  • Referring website address.

This information is used solely for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalised content to you while on the Industrial Trades website.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. Should our information practices change at any time in the future, we will only utilise data collected from the time of the policy change forward. The change will also be updated on this page, hence our recommendation to check the page periodically.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have left the Industrial Trades website via a link on our site, the terms, conditions and privacy policy of the site you enter will apply. As a result we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting another site (i.e. linked sites are not governed by this privacy statement). You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Industrial Trades is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have implemented physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, Industrial Trades will not be held liable or responsible for any event that leads to the unauthorised access of your personal or company information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Industrial Trades reserves the right to make amendments to this Privacy Policy at any time. Any policy changes will be updated on our Privacy Policy page, therefore we recommend that you read this page periodically.

Contact Industrial Trades

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about how Industrial Trades utilises or processes your information, please contact us and we will respond to your email within 24 hours.

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