This policy applies to Education Fact and explains how Education Fact uses personal information collected through the ‘Site’.
Education Fact is bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act, except for its activities carried on in the course of journalism, which are exempt.
Education Fact has publicly committed to complying with the Australian Press Council Privacy Standards for the use of personal information in the course of journalism.
What kind of personal information Education Fact collects and how it is collected:
Education Fact collects personal information from a variety of sources, including from members of the public, advertisers, prospective employees, mailing lists, recruitment agencies, contractors and business partners.
In general, the personal information Education Fact collects includes (but is not limited to) name, address, contact details, gender, occupation, in some cases membership of professional associations and, where relevant, financial information, including credit card information, banking details and income information.
Personal Information you provide:
We store the personal information you enter on the Education Fact website or give to Education Fact in other ways. We obtain most personal information through the posting of ads or discussion forums via the Education Fact website. You may provide information when you request or acquire a product or service from Education Fact or its related companies, provide a product or service to Education Fact , complete a survey or questionnaire, enter a competition, participate in forums or when you communicate with Education Fact by e-mail, telephone or in writing (for example if you contact customer service or provide feedback).
Automatic collection: Cookies:
We may use a feature of your browser called a cookie to assign your computer a ‘User ID’. Cookies do not contain information by which Education Fact can identify you. They identify your computer to our servers. You may configure your browser so that you are notified before a cookie is downloaded or so that your browser does not accept cookies. Education Fact may use information contained in cookies to make assumptions about the user of the computer and to provide users of that computer with focused advertising, which Education Fact believes, may be of interest, based on that information. To disable your cookies, please refer to the help menu within your Internet browser.
Education Fact endeavors to collect personal information about an individual only from that individual. In some circumstances Education Fact may obtain personal information from a third party. If you provide personal information about another person to Education Fact , Education Fact requires that you inform that person you have done so and provide them with a copy of this policy.
How Education Fact uses the information you provide Education Fact may use information it collects from you for the primary purpose for which it is collected and for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose of collection.
Education Fact generally uses personal information to:
provide you with products or services you have requested personalize and customize your experiences on the Education Fact website; help Education Fact manage and enhance its services; communicate with you; provide you with ongoing information about opportunities on the Education Fact website in which Education Fact believes you may be interested; give you the opportunity from time to time to receive e-mail from Education Fact.
If you do not provide Education Fact with that information, Education Fact will not be able to provide you with the requested product or service.
Education Fact may disclose personal information to other companies in the Education Fact , which may only use it as set out above.
Education Fact may also provide your information to:
third parties engaged by Education Fact to perform functions on its behalf, such as processing credit card information, mail outs, debt collection, marketing, research and advertising; third parties authorized by you to receive information held by Education Fact .
If Education Fact sells part of its business, personal information may be part of the assets transferred to the purchaser.
The Education Fact Network contains features where you are invited to send personal information to organizations other than Education Fact . The choice to send such information to these organizations is entirely yours. You should be aware that any such information you choose to send will not be bound by this policy.
How Education Fact treats sensitive information:
“Sensitive Information” means information relating to a person’s racial or ethnic origin, membership of political bodies, religion, membership of a trade union or professional or trade association, sexual preferences, criminal record and health.
Education Fact may use and disclose Sensitive Information only for the purpose for which it was provided or a directly related secondary purpose or as allowed by law unless you have agreed otherwise.
Management and security of personal information:
Education Fact protects the personal information Education Fact holds from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure by various means including firewalls, pass word access, secure servers and encryption of credit card transactions.
Updating personal information:
Education Fact endeavors to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
You can generally update personal information that is not membership information on the Education Fact website where you submitted that information. Otherwise, please contact Education Fact on privacy Education Fact where personal information is no longer required by Education Fact , it would be destroyed or De-identified.
Seeking access to the personal information Education Fact holds about you:
You have the right to seek access the personal information held about you and to advise Education Fact of any inaccuracy. There are some exceptions to this right set out in the Privacy Act.
If you make an access request, Education Fact will ask you to verify your identity and specify what information you require. Education Fact may charge a fee to cover the costs of meeting your request.
How to contact Education Fact
If you have inquiries or wish to provide feedback about this policy, please e-mail us at email@example.com