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    Need a new Employee?


    We already have a substantial database of candidates who are looking for a new role - so list your vacancy with us at no charge and see if we can find you suitable candidates as quickly as possible. You have nothing to lose!


    Finding the best and most suitable optometrist for your business can be a long and time consuming process, we intend to make this a whole lot easier for you.

    With OLRS you will work with an experienced Optical Recruitment Consultant, who specialises in placing staff with optometrists throughout Australia and New Zealand.

    We work with you to get the right people in a timely manner at an affordable price and ensure you get the right candidate for the job. We work on a set fee basis, there's no surprises or increased rates for higher salaries.


    We advertise your position on our website, promote it via email marketing, classified advertising and we undertake searches on our database for suitable candidates that are already registered with us. We interview candidates, provide references and background checks saving you time, money and gives you more time to concentrate on your business. We are the experts in recruitment, we can negotiate salary and benefits between you and the candidate to ensure a smooth recruitment and starting date.


    Our systematic process, attention to detail and understanding of the profession guarantee all candidates put forward for your vacancy meet your specific requirements. Ultimately, this reduces the time you allocate to reviewing CV's and screening potential optometry candidates. We have a money back guarantee, if the appointment doesn't work out within 3 months we will find you a replacement.


    For an obligation free, confidential conversation about how we can help you, complete the contact form below or phone us on 0400 120 694



    Need a Locum?


    We have been providing a locum service exclusively for optometrists since 2002. We have many optometrists who have worked with us for years who can come in to your practice and hit the ground running. We recommend that you try to give a few weeks notice but we can also fill roles on short notice when necessary.


    Use the contact form below or phone us on 0450 892 140 - we have more than 8500 optometrists registered with us and have a high success rate in finding locums to fill your roles. We work with many independents, groups and chainstores throughout Australia and New Zealand.


    Let us know what dates you need a locum and the hourly rate you want to pay, we'll be in touch asap.


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Effective date: October 1st 2019 
Optom Locum and Recruitment Service is serious about protecting your online privacy. This Privacy Statement explains our views and practices concerning privacy, and how they may relate to you as a user of our website.
Phillip Fent Locum Service operating as Optom Locum and Recruitment Service operates the www.optomlocumservice.com.au website (the “Service”).
This Privacy Statement explains our views and practices concerning privacy, and how they may relate to you as a user of our website and subscriptions.
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. 
•	Service
Service is the www.optomlocumservice.com.au website operated by Phillip Fent Locum Service operating as Optom Locum and Recruitment Service
•	Personal Data
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
•	Usage Data
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
•	Data Controller
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.
•	Data Processors (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
•	Data Subject (or User)
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.
Information We Collect And Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
Personal Data
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
•	First name and last name
•	Email address
•	Phone number
•	Business name
•	Website URL
•	Address, State, Region, Post code, City
•	Any personal data you post on our website
•	Any personal data you post on our website
•	Data about how you use our website
•	Technical data such as your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, time zone settings and other technology on the devise you use to access our website
•	Your marketing and communication preferences
•	Any information that you directly provide to us whether through our contact form ,over the phone, by email or otherwise
•	Photographs of you at events
•	Cookies and Usage Data
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us
Usage Data
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Use of Data
Optom Locum and Recruitment Service uses the collected data for various purposes:
•	To provide and maintain our Service
•	To notify you about changes to our Service
•	To allow you to participate in using our Service when you choose to do so
•	To provide customer support
•	To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
•	To monitor the usage of our Service
•	To detect, prevent and address technical issues
•	To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

Optom Locum Service may process your Personal Data because:
•	We need to perform a contract with you
•	You have given us permission to do so
•	The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
•	For payment processing purposes
•	To comply with the law
Retention of Data
Optom Locum Service will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
Optom Locum Service will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, region, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.
Optom Locum and Recruitment Service will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.
Disclosure of Data - Business Transaction
If Optom Locum Service is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, Optom Locum Service may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Legal Requirements
Optom Locum Service may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
•	To comply with a legal obligation
•	To protect and defend the rights or property of Optom Locum Service
•	To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
•	To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
•	To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

“Do Not Track” Signals
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
•	The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
•	The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
•	The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
•	The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
•	The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
•	The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Optom Locum Service relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in Australia or New Zealand

Service Providers
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service.
•	Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Behavioral Remarketing
Optom Locum Service uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited our Service. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.
•	Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/adsGoogle also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
•	Twitter remarketing service is provided by Twitter Inc. 
You can opt-out from Twitter’s interest-based ads by following their instructions: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170405You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Twitter by visiting their Privacy Policy page: https://twitter.com/privacy
•	Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc. 
You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950To opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217
Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.
For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
Links to Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Children’s Privacy
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Changes to This Privacy Policy
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.
We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.
You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at admin@optomlocumservice.com.au or by mail at Optom Locum Service, at 7/4-6 Paxton Street Malvern East, Victoria, Australia