1.2 In order to ensure that we meet and maintain our Privacy standards, through ACS has an appointed a Privacy Officer. Should you wish to contact us in relation to Privacy, please email email@example.com
1.4 Please note that we cannot and do not assume any responsibility for the privacy or security practices of any other websites which you may be able to access through our site.
2. What Information Do We Collect?
TECHEDGE collects a range of information about you at different times. There are four broad categories of information that we collect from you:
2.1 Information we require to supply our services.
(a) When you first sign up or contract with TECHEDGE for our products or when you make an inquiry about our services, we request information such as your name, address, telephone number and email address.
2.2 Non-personally identifying information.
(a) In addition to the information you specifically provide above, TECHEDGE operates analytics software on its website to collect information about the number of visitors coming to the site. No identifying information is collected by this software. The software records the IP address of the visitor only. We use this information to ensure our websites are working effectively.
2.3 Other demographic information.
If you respond voluntarily to our surveys or other interactive communications, we collect the responses and use the information to improve the quality and range of TECHEDGE’S products and services.
2.4 Personal information stored on a website hosted by ACS.
TECHEDGE will have personal information stored on ACS servers. Any information that is submitted to or collected by TECHEDGE will be stored on ACS servers. This information, will not be used or released by TECHEDGE OR ACS in any manner to any third party, and it will be kept strictly confidential, unless we are required to release the information by law.
3. How Do We Use Personal Information We Have Collected?
3.1 We collect and use your personal information to operate our website and deliver our services to you. We will use your personal information to provide you with:
billing and credit control
product upgrades and
online products and services
3.2 You may stop the delivery of future promotional emails from TECHEDGE by following the specific instructions in the email you receive. These instructions will tell you how to remove your name from our promotional email list and will appear at the BOTTOM of your email. If you experience technical difficulties with removing yourself from a list, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request removal from a list and/or future mailing.
3.3 We may use your personal information to:
(a) maintain a technical and account history of your dealings with us
(b) monitor your compliance with our 'Terms and Conditions' Policy and other terms and conditions of supply;
3.4 We will treat all information we collect from you as strictly confidential. TECHEDGE does not rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. We will not reveal, disclose, sell, distribute, rent, license, share or pass onto any third party (other than those who are contracted or supply services to TECHEDGE) any personal information that you may have provided to us unless we have your express consent to do so, other than in the circumstances set out in the next paragraph.
3.5 We will disclose your personal information, without notice or your consent, only if:
(a) we are required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform with the laws, applicable code of conduct or legal process served on us in relation to our business or website;
to protect and defend the rights or property of TECHEDGE;
if we consider it necessary to do so in order to enforce or apply the terms of any of our agreements with you;
if we sell our business or part of it; and
in extreme circumstances, to protect the personal safety of users of TECHEDGE services, its website, our staff or the public.
4.1 TECHEDGE has implemented security features in our database to protect your personal information from unauthorized access. We maintain our servers in a controlled, secured environment. Only staff who need to have access to your personal information in order to perform their job function are authorized to access the database.
5. Other Disclosure by You
5.2 You should never reveal your password to third parties. If you lose control of your password, you may lose control over your personal information and may be liable for actions taken on your behalf by third parties using your password and/or personal information. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify TECHEDGE.
5.3 If you collect personal information which you keep on servers provided by TECHEDGE as part of our service to you (including email), you alone are responsible for compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 in respect of that information. We take no responsibility for your dealings with personal information you collect.
6. How to Access and Update Your Personal Information
6.1 From time to time you may need to update your personal information. You may do so by phone, mail or email. You may be required to supply your username and password to authorize the update of information. You may need to answer some security questions before any personal information is revealed or amended.
6.2 Children's Privacy. TECHEDGE does not knowingly collect, use or market any information to children. Users agree to be over 18 years old.
If you have a complaint about any aspect of our Privacy procedures, please contact our Privacy Officer on email@example.com . We will deal promptly with your complaint. If we cannot resolve the complaint to your satisfaction within a reasonable time, you or we may refer the complaint to the Privacy Commissioner.
8. Data Retention
In order to best protect the rights of our students and their personal data against cyber-attack, hacking and unlawful accessing of sensitive and confidential student records, IT IS HEREBY AGREED that all such records shall be confidentially destroyed within a period of twelve months of cessation of subscription enrolment and to remove any doubt, TECHEDGE is irrevocably authorized to do so within such time frame.
To comply with Australian and European law, we will maintain student records for the period of enrolment.
If you would like TECHEDGE to delete your information at any time (whether you are a customer or a prospective customer), please contact our privacy officer and we will process this ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).