Part VIID - Collecting, using and disclosing personal information that may be relevant for integrity purposes  

SECTION 86C   Target entity may collect sensitive information for integrity purpose  

A target entity may collect for an integrity purpose sensitive information that:

(a) if the target entity is a Privacy Act agency - is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, one or more of the entity ' s functions or activities; or

(b) if the target entity is a wholly owned Commonwealth company - is reasonably necessary for one or more of the entity ' s functions or activities.

Note: Subclause 3.3 of Australian Privacy Principle 3 limits the circumstances in which an APP entity may collect sensitive information. This section lets a target entity collect sensitive information for an integrity purpose in circumstances corresponding to those in which it may collect other personal information (see subclauses 3.1 and 3.2 of that Principle).

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