Privacy Policy

Stage School Australia - Privacy Policy

The Stage School Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 14 007 339 675) (Stage School Australia,we,us,our) is committed to the protection of your personal and sensitive information.

What does this policy cover?

Stage School Australia is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).  This policy sets out how we collect, store, use and disclose your information which includes: 

What information do we collect?

Stage School Australia collects information about students and the student's parents/guardians which may include names, dates of birth, addresses, contact details, financial details (including bank account and credit card details), health details, learning and behavioural details, passport details, guardianship status as well as photographs and audio and video recordings of students in classes and performances.

Stage School Australia also collects information about job applicants, staff members, contractors and those who provide services to or for us which may include names, dates of birth, addresses, contact details, financial details, health details, the results of Working with Children Checks, driver's licence details and information as required for insurance purposes.

How do we collect this information?

Stage School Australia collects information from you directly such as when you submit an application,invoice or enrolment form to us, issue to us or pay an invoice, contact us directly or when you consent to a third party providing it to us (for instance if you agree to a Working with Children Check).  

In the case of students, we may also collect information from the student's parents/guardians.

Stage School Australia may also collect or generate information about you as a result of software and other applications used by us, such as through our website and social media accounts.

How do we use this information?

In respect of information about students and the student's parents/guardians, Stage School Australia collects, uses and discloses your information:

In respect of information about people other than students and the student's parents/guardians, Stage School Australia collects, uses and discloses your information:

Stage School Australia also collects, uses and discloses information:

Who do we share your information with?

Stage School Australia does not sell, license or rent your information to others. 

Stage School Australia may disclose your information for the purposes set out above to the following people:

How do we protect your information?

Stage School Australia takes reasonable measures to protect your information from unauthorised access, disclosure and modification.  Our staff members and contractors are subject to obligations of confidentiality and we maintain appropriate physical and digital security for your information. These measures include: providing training for our staff members and contractors who have access to your information; maintaining a secure digital database; and destroying or de-identifying your information when Stage School Australia no longer needs it and it is permitted by law to do so.

We generally store your information in Australia andbut we may engage an overseas recipient to provide services to us, such as cloud-based storage solutions.  The use of overseas service providers to store information will not always involve a disclosure of information to that overseas service provider. However, by providing us with your information, you consent to the storage of such information on overseas servers and acknowledge that APP 8.1 will not apply to such disclosures. For the avoidance of doubt, in the event that an overseas recipient breaches the APPs, that entity will not be bound by, and you will not be able seek redress under, the Privacy Act.

Please contact us immediately if you think there has been unauthorised use of your information.  To the extent permitted by law, we exclude any liability for loss or damage caused by unauthorised access to and/or use of your information.

How do you access and update your information?

Stage School Australia uses its reasonable endeavours to ensure that your information that we hold is accurate, complete and up-to-date.  You have the following choices and rights:

If a student is under the age of 18, Stage School Australia will only provide that student's information to the student or the student's parent or guardian.  If a student is over the age of 18, Stage School Australia will only provide that student's information to the studentor otherwise with the student's consent.

How do you contact us?

If you have any enquiries or complaints or wish to access, delete or correct any of your information:

Alternatively, you can contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at:

Telephone: 1300 363 992
Email: enquiries@oaic.gov.au 
Postal: GPO Box 5218, Sydney NSW 2001

 

 

 

This policy was last updated on 27 February 2019.