STUDY IN AUSTRALIA (SIA) is committed to providing quality and superior services to you. We respect your right to privacy and persevere to safeguard the privacy of our customers, users, suppliers, and partners. We have adopted the Australian National Privacy Principles established by thePrivacy Act 1988 (Cth) (The Privacy Act).
This policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information. "Personal information" is information or opinion that we hold which is identifiable as being about you. The policy governs the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information. A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au
How do we collect Personal Information? STUDY IN AUSTRALIA (SIA) will from time to time, receive and store personal information. This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including interviews, correspondence by telephone/email/site visit, via our website
www.siaconsultant.com, via our mobile app available on Play Store and App Store, customer forms, via media, publications and marketing promotions, via other publicly available sources, cookies, feedback forms, via payment processing, any other interaction with us and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policies of authorized third parties
Why do we collect Personal Information? We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you, providing information to you, enabling us to send you updates or for marketing. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing
Usage of Personal Information: When we collect Personal Information, we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it. STUDY IN AUSTRALIA (SIA) may use personal information collected from you toprovide you with information, updates and our services. We may also make you aware of new and additional products, services and opportunities available to you. We may use your personal information to improve our products and services and better understand your needs.
What Personal Information do we collect? We may collect the user’s basic identity details including (but not limited to) full name, full address, email address, and phone/mobile number. We may also collect additional data, including (but not limited to) career profile, Resume/CV, Employment documents, education documents, test results, service and marketing preferences, insurance documents, bank statements and any other data that we feel is needed to enable us to provide our primary and secondary products and services in the best possible manner to our users/customers.
Sensitive Information: It is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information. Sensitive information will be used by us only:
For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
With your consent; or where required or authorized by law
Third Parties: Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party. We may also make social media integrations and features available to our users. We cannot ensure the security of any information you choose to make public in a social media feature. Also, we cannot ensure that parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy. We don’t guarantee website links or policies of authorized third parties.
Disclosure of your personal information
We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy. Personal informationis only supplied to a third party when it is required for the delivery of our services.
We may from time to time need to disclose personal information to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, in thecourse of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request.
We may also use your personal information to protect the copyright, trademarks,legal rights, property or safety of STUDY IN AUSTRALIA (SIA), its application, website and customers or third parties.
Information that we collect may from time to time be stored, processed in or transferred between parties located in countries outside of Australia.
If there is a change of control in our business or a sale or transfer of business assets, we reserve the right to transfer to the extent permissible at law our user databases, together with any personal information and non-personal information contained in those databases. This information may be disclosed to a potential purchaser under an agreement to maintain confidentiality. We would seek to onlydisclose information in good faith and where required by any of the above circumstances
By providing us with personal information, you consent to the terms of this PrivacyPolicy and the types of disclosure covered by this Policy. Where we disclose your personal information to third parties, we will request that the third party follow this Policy regarding handling your personal information.
Security of your personal information
STUDY IN AUSTRALIA (SIA) is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to
us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable
physical, electronic, storage, handling and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure
information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorized access, modification
and disclosure. When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which
it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your
Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client
files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.
Access to your personal information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it,
subject to certain exceptions as per the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988(Cth). If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing. SIA will not charge any fee
for your access request but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your
Personal Information. If you would like a copy of the information which we hold about you
or believe that any information we hold on you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete,
irrelevant or misleading, please email us at [email protected]. In order to protect your
Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested
We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with information that we hold aboutyou, in
certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act.
Complaints/Inquiries about privacy
If you have any complaints or inquiries about our privacy practices, please feel free to send
in details of your complaints to Unit 9, 35-37 Jesica Rd, Campbellfield, Victoria, 3061 or
email us at [email protected]. We take complaints very seriously and will respond
shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.
Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information
It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable
steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete, and up to date. If
you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as
soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide
quality services to you
Opt out right
You can stop all collection of information by the Website/Application easily by deleting your
account on the ‘settings’ page of the ‘mobile application’ and/or by stopping access to our
website. Youcan also request to opt-out via email, at [email protected].
may modify this Policy at any time, in our sole discretion and all modifications will be
effective immediately upon our posting of the modifications on our website or noticeboard
When you use our application
When you come to our application/website, we may collect certain information such as
mobile unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, mobile operating system,
the type of mobile internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application. This information is used in an aggregated manner toanalyze how people use
our site, such that we can improve our service.
files which a website uses to identify you when you come back to the application and to
store details about your use of the application. Cookies are not malicious programs that
access or damage your computer, tablet or smartphone. Most devices automatically accept
cookies, but you can choose to reject cookies bychanging your devise settings. However,
this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our application.
Automatic collection The software Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not
limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique deviceID, the IP
address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet
browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application.
Third parties Our software application may from time to time have links to other applications or websites
not owned or controlled by us. These links are meant for your convenience only. Links to
third party applications and websites do not constitute sponsorship or endorsement or
approval of these third parties. Please be aware that STUDY IN AUSTRALIA (SIA) is not
responsible for the privacy practices of other such applications or websites. We encourage
our users to be aware, when they leave our application or website, to read the privacy
statements of each and every application or website that collects personal identifiable
Geo- location When you visit the mobile application, we may use GPS technology (or other similar
technology) to determine your current location in order to determine the city you are located
within and display a location map with relevant search results. We will not share your current
location with other users or partners.
NSW: 17 Silverwater Road Auburn NSW – 2144
VIC: Unit 9/35-37 Jesica Rd, Campbellfield VIC 3061