Medowbank Education Inc ACN: 154 965 125 (hereafter referred to as MET) is committed to the protection of your personal information in accordance with the National Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
1. What is "Personal Information"
1.1 "Personal Information" means information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.
2. When do we collect Personal Information?
2.2 MET may also collect Personal Information via suppliers, associates and affiliated entities. However, MET will only collect Personal Information in this way if it is not reasonable or practical to collect this information directly.
3. Information collected via the www.metschool.nsw.edu.au website
3.1 MET will not collect any Personal Information about visitors to this website except when they knowingly provide it or as otherwise described below. For example, MET will collect Personal Information from users to its website when they register to use the website, receive email updates from MET, or enter promotions.
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3.2 When you visit and browse this website, MET’s website host will collect Personal Information for statistical, reporting and maintenance purposes.
3.3 This information will not be used to identify you and may include:
3.4 MET’s website host uses this information to administer and improve the performance of this website.
3.5 Cookies are small text files that are transferred to a user's computer hard drive by a website for the purpose of storing information about a user's identity, browser type or website visiting patterns.
3.6 If you access this website, a cookie is downloaded onto your computer's hard drive when you first log onto this website and it is automatically deleted from your hard drive after a period of thirty days.
4. How MET uses the Personal Information it collects
4.1 MET uses the information it collects to:
5. Who we disclose your Personal Information to
5.1 MET discloses the information about its Customers and potential Customers if or when MET:
5.2 MET may disclose Personal Information to third parties but only to the extent necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the Personal Information was collected. For example, MET may disclose Personal Information to MET’s officers and employees and its professional advisers and consultants to help improve the services offered by MET, but only on a confidential and “need-to-know” basis.
5.3 MET may also disclose Personal Information to our website host in certain limited circumstances, for example ensuring that if the website experiences a technical problem it is able to operate in an effective and secure manner.
6.1 MET may use Personal Information to provide promotional material about MET and/or its campuses or their services and products offered. If you do not wish to receive promotional information, contact our Privacy Officer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org at any time so that your name can be removed from its marketing lists.
6.2 Otherwise, MET will not disclose any of your Personal Information to any other organisation unless the disclosure is required by law or is otherwise permitted by the National Privacy Principles.
7. Finding out what Personal Information MET holds about you
7.1 You are entitled to access Personal Information that MET holds about you. If you request access to your Personal Information, we will grant your request unless providing you with access would unreasonably impact upon the privacy of others or is not otherwise permitted under the National Privacy Principles. If MET refuses your request to access your Personal Information, it will provide you with reasons for the refusal.
7.2 A request for access can be done in the following ways:
8. Updating, storage and security of Personal Information held by MET
8.1 MET aims to keep Personal Information secure and up to date. Any Personal Information that is collected via our website or which is held on MET computer systems is protected by SSL encryptions for data transmission.
8.3 You can update your contact and profile information at any time by contacting our Privacy Officer on the number above or you may edit your MET account information and preferences. If we find that we have no further need for your Personal Information we will permanently de-identify it or remove it from our system and destroy all record of it. MET welcomes any changes to your details so as to keep our records up to date.
9. What to do if you have a question, problem or complaint about our use of your Personal Information
write to: level 1, 127 Bowden Street, Meadowbank 2114