Protection of student information
Protecting your personal information is an important aspect of our operations. We ensure that your personal information will not be used or disclosed to other individual, entities, institutions and authorities except if required or allowed by law.
We take all reasonable steps to ensure that offline and online electronic information and physical records are securely stored and only accessible by appropriate members of our staff.
Collection of student information in forms and databases
Information is collected in forms and electronic databases during your enrolment in order to meet our obligations:
- under the ESOS Act and the National Code 2007; to ensure student compliance with the conditions of their visas and their obligations under Australian immigration laws generally. The authority to collect this information is contained in the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, the Education Services for Overseas Students Regulations 2001 and the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007
- in certain circumstances, to the Australian Government and designated authorities, Tasmanian Government and designated authorities, the Tuition Assurance Scheme and the ESOS Assurance Fund Manager
- in any other instances where authorised or required by law
Other student information
We may collect student feedback and opinion and when doing so will clearly indicate if the information is to be de-identified or identified, aggregated or disaggregated, how it will be used, and if/how it will be reported.
We collect non-personal information to gather statistical information on how our websites are used.
We collect personal information to provide ongoing marketing and news to interested parties. Users are provided with the option to receive or not receive this information at the point where the personal information is collected. Users may opt-out of receiving this information at any time by sending an email notice to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact us if you require further information or have any concerns about the privacy or security of your information held with us.