- The kinds of personal information collected and stored
Personal information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable. Green Leaves collects personal information from parents / carers, children, employees, suppliers and other stakeholders. Further details are outlined below.
Parents / carers
Information is collected from parents / carers to enable children to be enrolled at a Green Leaves early learning centre. Ordinarily this information will include identity, contact and billing details.
Information is collected about children to enable them to be enrolled at a Green Leaves early learning centre. Ordinarily this information will include identity, specific care requirements and individual learning / development details.
If you are an employee or apply for a job with Green Leaves, information will be collected to assess your employment application and maintain your employment record. Ordinarily this information will include identity, contact, employment history and financial details.
- How personal information is collected and stored
After information is collected, it may be stored in paper form or electronically. Green Leaves takes reasonable and appropriate steps to protect personal information when it is stored.
- Why is personal information collected
Personal information is collected to enable Green Leaves to provide early learning services. Some of this information is required to be held by law. At the time personal information is collected, it will usually be clear as to why the information is being collected and how it will be used.
Green Leaves collects personal information from you for the purpose of communication and marketing. If you wish to opt out of receiving non-essential communications, you may do so by contacting Green Leaves.
- How personal information is used and disclosed
Green Leaves will only use and disclose personal information for the purpose it was collected, for a reasonably expected or related purpose, or for a different purpose to which you have expressly consented.
Green Leaves may disclose personal information to third parties who Green Leaves engage with when providing early learning services, Government agencies related to employment or family matters, and to a purchaser of the assets or operations of Green Leaves.
Green Leaves will not use or disclose personal information other than in accordance with this policy or as required by law.
Green Leaves does not sell, rent or trade personal information to or with third parties.
- How you can access your personal information or ask for a correction
You can access your personal information by contacting Green Leaves using the details contained in this policy. You can request a correction of any personal information by following the relevant policy or procedure that covers the specific type of personal information.
In some circumstances which are prescribed by the Privacy Act, such as where to do so might put a person at risk of harm or have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of others, Green Leaves may decline access to personal information. Green Leaves will inform you of the reasons why if your request for access to personal information is denied.
- How to lodge a complaint
If you wish to make a complaint or provide feedback in relation to this policy or the Privacy Act, you can contact Green Leaves using the details contained in this policy.
- Disclosing of information outside of Australia
Personal information may be shared, processed or stored with suppliers located overseas. When you provide personal information to Green Leaves, you consent to this disclosure.
- Data breaches
Green Leaves will notify you and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in the event of a data breach. A data breach occurs when personal information is accessed or disclosed without authorisation or is lost and that data breach involving personal information is likely to result in serious harm.
- Amendment of this policy
This policy may be amended from time to time. The most recent version of this policy will be available on the Green Leaves website at www.greenleaveselc.com.au/privacy-policy.
- Contact details
Postal Address: PO Box 549, Bulimba QLD 4172
Email Address: email@example.com
Phone number: 07 3902 6888
- More information
For more information about privacy, you can visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner website at www.oaic.gov.au.