These acts govern how public sector organisations are to collect, use, store, disclose and give access to personal information.
This policy also reflects the requirements of the Website Privacy – Guidelines for the Victorian Public Sector, Edition 1, May 2004, outlined on the Melbourne Polytechnic website Privacy Statement.
Melbourne Polytechnic students (referred to as “you”) who have been previously enrolled or are currently enrolled in the institute. Prospective students (referred to as “you”) who supply personal information with regard to course enquiries or requests to be placed on Melbourne Polytechnic distribution lists.
Prospective students can access the Student Privacy Statement on the Melbourne Polytechnic Website (www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/privacy). Enrolled students can access the Student Privacy Statement through the Melbourne Polytechnic Student Portal under Rules/Policies.
Melbourne Polytechnic collects personal information about you:
Disclosure of relevant parts of your personal information will be made to:
The Privacy Officer can be contacted at:
The Privacy Officer
People and Culture Department
77-91 St Georges Road
PRESTON VIC 3072
Telephone: 03 9269 1266
Any complaints about the improper use of personal information are to be made in writing to the Chief Executive Officer. The Chief Executive Officer will arrange for the matter to be fully investigated and respond within 30 working days of the complaint being lodged.
Chief Executive Officer
77 St Georges Road
PRESTON VIC 3072
Complaints can also be lodged with:
Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection
PO Box 24014
MELBOURNE VIC 3001
Phone: 1300 666 444
|Department collecting information||Personal information collected for:||Disclosure of personal information||Access to personal information collected|
|Academic Registry Student Acquisitions||
||Government authorities for the collection of personal details for national surveys. Organisations such as the Victorian WorkCover Authority, rehabilitation providers, Centrelink, Department of Education and Training, and Austudy/Abstudy where release of that information is relevant to the proper work of the organisation.||Directed in writing to the Academic Registrar.|
|Teaching Departments||Attendance and assessment details||In the case of apprentices, instances of misconduct, poor performance or absenteeism will be reported to the employer.||Under the authority of the relevant Head of College / Head of School.|
|Personal information for licences||Appropriate funding bodies|
|Student Services||Counselling||Used for service provision only||Directed in writing to Director Student Experience.|
|Disability support service||Limited information is provided to funding bodies|
|Gym membership||Used for service provision only|
|Recreational activities, including SLAM activities, student communications, sports and excursions||Used for service provision only|
|Library||Access and borrowing rights||Used for service provision only||Directed in writing to Manager Library Services.|
||The relevant government departments include the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the Department of Education and Training.||Directed in writing to the Manager International Office.|
||Used for service provision only||Directed in writing to Executive Director, Marketing and Industry Partnerships|