The personal information you provide to Charles Sturt University is managed in accordance with the Charles Sturt's Privacy Management Plan that demonstrates the University’s commitments to meeting our obligations under the privacy legislations, the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW)(the Act) and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Health records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (NSW).
Your information will be collected by Charles Sturt and may be disclosed to its authorised personnel (and third parties) to enable Charles Sturt to provide information to you, relating to Charles Sturt (including information advertising or promoting Charles Sturt’s courses).
In providing your personal information to Charles Sturt you consent to Charles Sturt contacting you via your nominated contact details to provide such information. This consent is in force until such time as you notify Charles Sturt, in writing that you wish to withdraw it.
Staff and students of the University should also refer to the University’s Computing and Communications Use Policy and Records Management Policy.
For all general enquiries about privacy and privacy complaints email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Information is defined in the Act as being information or an opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from that information or opinion. Personal Information includes, for example, names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth and passport numbers.
There are circumstances in which, under the Act, information about an individual is not considered to be Personal Information, including:
Information that you disclose in online forums or other interactive media is considered by Charles Sturt and the common law to be public information and may therefore not be subject to protection under the Act.
If you are concerned that a University system may have been breached, contact the University Ombudsman at email@example.com.
When you are using a University website, you may be asked to provide your name, contact details or other personal information.
In some circumstances, we will ask you to use a third party to provide us with information, such as where you register for a University event. The University’s websites also automatically collect personal information when you are browsing or otherwise using our websites. The various mechanisms used by the University include server logs, proxy logs, and cookies.
A cookie is a package of data which a website requests be stored temporarily on your computer (or in memory) to identify you as a visitor to that website. You can choose to disallow cookies by changing settings on your web browser. However, if you reject all cookies you may not be able to use some of the University’s websites.
The information collected by these various mechanisms includes:
Cookies may also store the following information: session (numbered key) and duration. A numbered key is a unique server-generated number used to identify the current session. The session key can be linked back to a user's login identification.
We will only use or disclose your personal information in the following ways:
Examples of how we will use and/or disclose your personal information include:
You have a right under the Privacy legislations to request access to, and correction of, your personal information held by Charles Sturt. For information about accessing or amending your personal information please email the University’s Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.