LAWS AND LEGISLATION
All personal information that Our Organisation collects is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act). Information about the Act can be found on the website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). Under the requirements of the Information Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act, Our Organisation is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Our Organisation must collect personal information as part of your application process for training. This information may be of a personal nature and can include details of educational background, employment history, and current employment status, and language, literacy and numeracy skills. The purpose of this information is to allow the staff of Our Organisation to develop effective training and assessment programs, according to the needs of each individual. The requested enrolment application information conforms to the AVETMISS (Australian Vocational Education & Training Management Information Statistical Standard) requirements, which all students are required to provide when enrolling. The personal information gained during the enrolment process will not be used for marketing purposes.
WHAT DO WE USE THIS INFORMATION FOR?
The purpose of collecting personal information during the enrolment process is to allow the staff of Our Organisation to develop effective training and assessment programs, according to the needs of each individual. This will enable you to enrol and obtain your qualifications.
HOW DO WE STORE THIS INFORMATION?
Our Organisation is required to keep your records for compliance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and the Standards for Continuing Registration (SRN) . All reasonable steps are taken to ensure that information collected is kept secure and confidential. Our web environment, Virtual Learning Environment and databases are protected from unauthorised access using current technologies. You should be aware that there are inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet. For those who do not wish to transmit specific information across the Internet, the Framework provides alternative ways of providing information. For example, forms may be printed and lodged by facsimile transmission or post.
WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE THIS INFORMATION?
Our Organisation will not sell, share, rent or otherwise provide personal information to others, including people in your workplace or spouses, without your written consent. If you are under the age of 18 years your personal information, attendance details, progress and results may be disclosed to your parent/guardian. Personal information collected as a result of your enrolment will be disclosed to authorised departmental officers of State and Commonwealth Government authorities and agencies for general student administration, vocational education and training administration and regulation, as well as departmental planning, reporting, communication, research, evaluation, auditing and marketing. The privacy statement for the Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) can be found at www.deewr.gov.au
COLLECTION AND USE OF SITE VISIT DATA
Our Organisation does not collect or record personal information, other than that you choose to provide through online enrolment requests form, or events registration. Two types of online data is collected: Visitor logs and statistics so that we know how busy our site is; and Information provided by users through feedback forms on this site. If you complete a feedback from, we will collect your first and last name, organisation (if applicable), and email address.
KEEPING IN CONTACT WITH FELLOW STUDENTS
Training participants who wish to stay in contact with other training participants are advised to collect names and contact information in person at the time of the training as we do not pass on information.