Privacy Policy


About this Privacy Statement

 

This policy sets out how American College generally handles your privacy and also applies to this website. This Privacy Statement applies to this Web Site which is operated American College Pty Ltd.(ABN 91 130 637 320) under the domain names www.americancollege.au

 

This Privacy Statement may also apply to services offered by American College on its Web Site.

 

American College understands and appreciates that you are concerned about your privacy and about the confidentiality and security of information we may gain about you online. American College is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement explains how your personal information will be treated as you access and interact with American College Web Site.

 

As American College Web Site develop and as technology evolves, American College will continue to strive to provide you with better and more customised services and with a more effective web site. American College encourages you to review the American College Privacy Statement periodically because the Privacy Statement may change from time to time.

 

In addition to the provisions of this Privacy Statement, there may also be specific and additional privacy provisions which apply to certain sections of American College Web Site. Because those specific and additional provisions also relate to your privacy protection, you should review them wherever they are accessible by you on American College Web Site. In the event of any inconsistency between the provisions of this Privacy Statement and those other specific and additional provisions, the specific and additional provisions will prevail.

 

Security of Information         

 

American College takes reasonable steps to preserve the security of cookie and personal information in accordance with the American College Terms of Use and this Privacy Statement. If your browser is suitably configured, it will advise you whether the information you are sending us will be secure (encrypted) or not secure (unencrypted). If secure transmission is indicated, American College currently uses 128 bit SSL encryption.

 

American College regularly reviews developments in security and encryption technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Accordingly, although American College strives to protect such information, American College cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we take reasonable steps to preserve the security of the information in our own systems.

 

Information Collected            

 

The information that we will collect about you will depend on how you use the facilities offered by the American College Web Site.

If you visit an unsecured area of American College Web Site,(that is, an area where you are not required to log on) to read, browse or download information, our system may record such information as the date and time of your visit to our site, the pages viewed and any information downloaded. However, our systems will not record any personally identifiable information.

If you decide to complete an online application form, the information that you enter into the online form will only be collected by us if you submit your online application. If at any stage you cancel your application or log out prior to submitting your application, the information you have entered up to that point will be automatically deleted. If you suspend or save your application, for example because you wish to complete it at another time, the information that you have entered may be retained in our systems so that you may recover the information when you resume your application. You may only recover this information within 30 days. After this time, the information will be deleted. Online applications that have been suspended or saved will not be viewed by us and are not processed by us.

American College Web Sites also contain links to the web sites of third party providers of goods and services (as Third Party Web Sites'). If you have accessed Third Party Web Sites through American College Web Site and if those third parties collect information about you, American College may also collect or have access to that information as part of our arrangements with those third parties.

Third Party Web Sites should contain their own privacy statements and those third parties are responsible for their own privacy practices.

 

Cookies

 We use "cookies" as a fundamental part of our interaction with your Internet browser. The purpose is to provide you with better and more customised service and with a more effective web site.

American College uses cookies for two different purposes. We allocate a cookie to each Internet browser that visits the American College Web Site. This cookie does not allow us to collect personally identifiable information about you. We use this cookie for security purposes.

Most of functional parts of the American College Web Site operate by using this type of cookie. Accordingly, if you wish to make full use of the Web Site, it is required that you accept cookies.

American College also uses cookies for secure services (that is, an area where you are required to log on) on the American College Web Site. These cookies are used for a variety of purposes, including for security and personalisation reasons. If your browser is configured to reject all cookies you will be unable to use secure services on the American College that require cookies in order to participate

You may still be able to use some as information only as pages even if you do not accept cookies.

 

Advertising and Tracking   

American College does not use any tracking information or any other information collected deliberately or incidentally to advertise or market to you either directly or through any other third party.

             

 How We Handle Email       

We will preserve the content of any e-mail that you send us if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so. Your e-mail message content may be monitored by American College employees for security issues including where e-mail abuse is suspected. American College response to you may also be monitored for quality assurance issues.

 


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