Abundance College Inc. is committed to a privacy statement that safeguards the privacy of our clients and complies with its obligations under the Privacy Act 1998.
A privacy statement is a document that declares the intentions of the organisation in relation to client information and data, how personal information is stored, how clients can access this information and the purposes for which personal information is used and disclosed.
Abundance College Inc.’s privacy statement includes sections on the following areas:
· data collection
· data storage
· data use
· data disclosure
· access by an individual.
Abundance College Inc. complies with the ten national privacy principles in the handling of personal information of students.
DATA COLLECTION: Abundance College Inc. collects only the necessary information for one or more of its functions. The individual will be told the purposes for which the information is collected.
DATA USE: Abundance College Inc. will only use the personal information collected for the purposes for which it was collected, or other purposes that are agreed to between the organisation and the client. Additional purposes may be required to comply with legislation. If this is the case, Abundance College Inc. will communicate to the client that this has occurred
DATA DISCLOSURE: Abundance College Inc undertakes to disclose your data only under the following circumstances:
· where required by law
· with your consent
· where permitted by law.
DATA QUALITY: Abundance College Inc. will take all reasonable steps to make sure that the personal information it collects uses or discloses is accurate, complete and up to date.
DATA SECURITY: Abundance College Inc. will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse, loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
OPENNESS: Abundance College Inc. will document how they manage personal information and when asked by an individual, will explain the information it holds, for what purpose and how it collects, holds, uses and discloses the information.
ACCESS AND CORECTION: The individual will be given access to the information held except to the extent that prescribed exceptions apply. Abundance College Inc. will correct, and update information errors described by the individual.
UNIQUE IDENTIFIES: Commonwealth Government identifiers (e.g. Medicare number or tax file number) will only be used for the purposes for which they were issued. Abundance College Inc. will not assign unique identifiers except where it is necessary to carry out its functions efficiently.
ANONYMITY: Wherever possible, Abundance College Inc. will provide the opportunity for the individual to interact with them without identifying themselves.
TRANSBORDER DATA FLOWS: The individual’s privacy protections apply to the transfer of personal information out of Australia.
SENSITIVE INFORMATION: Abundance College Inc. will seek the consent of the individual when collecting sensitive information about the individual such as health information, or information about the individual’s racial or ethnic background, or criminal record.
ACCESS BY AN INDIVIDUAL
Abundance College Inc. provides you with access to your information. Abundance College Inc. undertakes to ensure access is:
· without reasonable delay
· without cost.
Privacy Act 1998
Thank you for visiting abundancecollege.org.au website, an online service managed by Abundance College Inc., located in Brisbane, QLD. We respect and protect the privacy of our users.
The purpose of this online service is to provide you with trusted information from Australian, state and territory government sources
If you contact us we will collect the email address you nominate and any other identifying information you provide, such as a name or phone number. Please do not give us other personal or sensitive information.
Other than circumstances such as unlawful activity or serious threats to health and safety, we do not share Personal Information with other government agencies. If you ask us about an issue that needs to be dealt with by another agency, we will provide you with the necessary details to make contact yourself. You may opt out of further contact from us at any time.
How we deal with complaints and requests
You may request access to personal information about you that we hold and you may ask us to correct your personal information if you find that it is not accurate, up-to-date or complete. You may also make a complaint about our handling of your Personal Information. These services are free of charge. To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, we will need evidence of your identity before we can grant you access to information about you or change it. You can contact us by email, or send your request or complaint to the postal address below. We undertake to respond within 30 days. If the request or complaint will take longer to resolve, we will provide you with a date by which we expect to respond.
How we protect your Personal Information
This online service is hosted in Australia in secure, accredited facilities. To help protect the privacy of data and personal information we collect and hold, we maintain physical, technical and administrative safeguards. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information. Access to your Personal Information is restricted to employees who need it to provide benefits or services to you.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
This online service is bound by the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) – external site, including the Australian Privacy Principles
Contact us about your privacy concerns. Alternatively, you can write to us at: Compliance Manager Abundance College Inc. PO Box 3264 BIRKDALE QLD 4159 Australia