Dr. Du Education Pty Ltd (Dr. Du Education) is subject to the Australian Privacy Act 1998. This Act gives people some control over the personal information they provide to an organisation and requires organisations to take reasonable steps to let them know the purposes for which it will be used.
Personal information includes any information or opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can be readily identified from the information or opinion. For further information visit the Office of the Privacy Commissioner website.
The types of personal information which Dr. Du Education collects may include an individual’s name, phone number, email address, address, nationality, date of birth, and educational history. Due to the nature of the services provided by Dr. Du Education, some of the information we collect may be sensitive information, including details about an individual’s race or ethnic background. It is not common practice for Dr. Du Education to collect information about an individual’s medical history, religion, political opinion, sexual preference or criminal record, unless such information is required in order to process a student’s application for admission, enrolment and education. Dr. Du Education will only collect sensitive information with an individual’s consent.
Personal information may be collected by Dr. Du Education in a number of circumstances, including when an individual:
We generally collect personal information directly from the individual concerned, although there may be occasions when information is collected from third parties, such as a family member who contacts us on the individual’s behalf, from our contractors who supply services to us or from a publicly maintained record. If an individual does not provide the information requested by us, we may not be able to provide them with our services.
When you look at the Dr. Du Education website, our computers record your visit and log the following anonymous information for statistical purposes:
Some sections of Dr. Du Education website use standard industry technologies, for example ‘cookies’, to make full use of the site.
Dr. Du Education has security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control, as required by generally accepted industry standards. However, no system is 100% secure, and to the extent permitted by law, we exclude any liability in contract, tort or otherwise for any security breach.
Dr. Du Education collects personal information for the primary purpose of providing our services to individuals. We may also collect personal information for purposes related or ancillary to the primary purpose of collection, including:
Dr. Du Education will only use and disclose personal information about you for the purposes stated above, where we have your consent to do so, or as otherwise required or authorised by law.
By providing us with your personal information, you consent to us using your information to contact you on an ongoing basis in order to provide you with marketing information we think would be of interest to you, including by mail, email, SMS and phone call.
Only a limited number of staff has access to the anonymous information collected via the Dr. Du Education website. The information is collated for analysis. It is then evaluated and published in reports that show Dr. Du Education usage patterns and identify popular areas of the website. This helps us to improve and develop the website and its services.
On occasions information such as academic achievements, student activities and other news may be published on newspapers, magazines and our website if appropriate. This may include the names and photographs of students.
Additionally, HSC results from Year 12 students may be published for promotional and marketing purposes.
You should be aware that information published on our website is accessible to millions of users from all over the world, and that it will be indexed by search engines and it may be copied and used by any web user. This means that once the information is published on our website, Dr. Du Education will have no control over its subsequent use and disclosure.
Dr. Du Education will not disclose or externally publish personal information to third parties who are not related to Dr. Du Education, to allow them to direct market their products or services without the relevant individual’s consent.
Under no circumstances will Dr. Du Education sell or receive payment for licensing or disclosing your personal information.
In the unlikely event of an investigation or legal proceedings, or in the event of website misuse or an attack on our servers, Dr. Du Education reserves the right to gather more extensive information about the users of the Dr. Du Education website.
For example, Dr. Du Education will gather more extensive information in the following circumstances:
For security reasons, Dr. Du Education uses software programs to monitor network traffic and identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
This site contains links to other sites. Dr. Du Education is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
You have the right to access your personal information held by Dr. Du Education on request, subject to limited exceptions in the Privacy Act. We will deal with your request within a reasonable time. We may recover from you our reasonable cost of providing you with access.
Dr. Du Education will take reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Should you wish to access or amend this information, please contact our office.