Privacy Policy

Scope

This policy applies to all users of the college website. Your privacy is important.

This statement outlines the college's policy on how we use and manage information collected via the college website.The College is bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act.

What Data We Collect

Google Analytics

The college website uses Google Analytics for data collection. Information analysed includes the IP address of each user, browser and version, operating system, date and time of access and the site from which a user came. This information is identified and stored as anonymous statistics by Google Analytics. It cannot be used to identify specific individuals, and is only used for website and system administration, research and development, anonymous user analysis and to provide accurate statistics in the form of aggregated data. More information about Google Analytics can be located on the Google Analytics website. Google Analytics can be prevented from storing your usage data by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Why this information is collected

We use information gained via Google Analytics to analyse the website usage in order to improve the site. For example, if we find that one page is far more frequently accessed than any other, we may decide to provide more information about that topic.

Contact Form

The college website contains a contact form. Data collected via this form will be used only to communicate with the user regarding the specific enquiry for which the form was used. This information will not be used for marketing purposes or divulged to any third party.

Why this information is collected

Information gained via the contact form is used solely for the purpose of answering the original enquiry. This information will be securely destroyed once the enquiry has been resolved.

Third Party Services

Google Maps

The College Website contains an embedded Google Map. Google maps will place a cookie on users' devices to enhance the experience of the user and to collect information to improve their service. These cookies will not identify the user. Cookies can be blocked by adjusting your browser settings if you would prefer that sites do not place cookies on your device.

External Links

Compass

The college website includes a link to Compass School Manager. The use of this service is governed by the College's and JDLF's Privacy Policies. An Online Service Information Sheet regarding Compass School Manager can be found here.

Complaints

Should the school receive a complaint about personal information privacy this will be investigated in accordance with DET's Privacy Complaints Handling Policy. If you have a complaint regarding privacy please contact the college.