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Privacy Policy

Smart Academy will follow the ten national privacy principles in the handling of personal information of students / employees.

Collection

Smart Academy will collect only the information necessary for one or more of its functions. The individual will be told the purposes for which the information is collected.

Use and Disclosure

Personal information will not be used or disclosed for a secondary purpose unless the individual has consented or a prescribed exception applies.

Data Quality

Smart Academy 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 

Smart Academy will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Openness

Smart Academy 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 Correction

The individual will be given access to the information held except to the extent that prescribed exceptions apply. Smart Academy will correct and up date information errors described by the individual;

Unique Identifiers

Commonwealth government identifiers (medicare number or tax file number) will only be used for the purposes for which they were issued. Smart Academy will not assign unique identifiers except where it is necessary to carry out its functions efficiently.

Anonymity

Wherever possible, Smart Academy will provide the opportunity for the individual to interact with us without identifying themselves.

Transborder Data Flows

The individual's privacy protections apply to the transfer of personal information out of Australia.

Sensitive Information

Smart Academy 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.