DISCLAIMER AND PRIVACY

DISCLAIMER AND PRIVACY


Copyright

This website and its contents including pages, documents, on-line graphics, audio and video are subject to copyright under the laws of Australia and, through international treaties, other countries. The copyright is owned by the State of Victoria (Department of Education & Early childhood Development), or in the case of some materials, third parties.

You may view the contents of this website and save an electronic copy, download, or print all or part of this website for educational purposes, or for your own information, research or study: but only if you (a) do not modify the copy from how it appears on this website; and (b) include the copyright notice "© State of Victoria (DEECD) 2002" on the copy.

All other use requires permission. This permission may be sought at the Online Publishing Unit by emailing DEECD on copyright@edumail.vic.gov.au

Permission, if given, will be subject to conditions that will include a requirement that the copyright owner's name, State of Victoria Department of Education & Training be acknowledged when the material is reproduced or quoted, either in whole or in part.

Third Party Sites

The documents posted on this server contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for the user's convenience. The State of Victoria (DEECD) does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to particular items in hypertext is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered, on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites. You access those sites and use their products and services solely at your own risk.

You must not reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, copy, transfer or commercially exploit any information accessed through or received from the DE&T web site that would be an infringement of any copyright, patent, trademark design or other intellectual property right.

Online Privacy Statement

Doncaster Gardens Primary School is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This Online Privacy Statement governs the collection, storage, use, access and disposal of data including all personal information obtained on our web site. Please take some time to read through this statement and understand our position on privacy. 

This privacy statement will be updated from time to time so please visit this page regularly. 

This Privacy Statement does not apply to linked websites that are not part of the Doncaster Gardens Primary School site. When you link to another site, we recommend you read the privacy statement of that site.

DE&T has an information privacy policy and handles personal information in accordance with the Victorian Privacy laws: the Information Privacy Act 2000 and Health Records Act 2001. This policy is available on request and the policy can be accessed online.

Collection of Information

Two types of online data may be collected by Doncaster Gardens Primary School;

Visitor logs and statistics 
Information provided by users through online forms, registration, databases and feedback. 
Visitor logs and statistics
The Doncaster Gardens Primary School web site may gather statistics on users' online experience. 

Information collected includes:

Visitor server addresses and domains 
The times and dates the site was visited 
The pages visitors accessed and files downloaded 
Visitors' browsers and operating systems 
The main purpose for collecting this information is to provide statistical information used for web-site and system administration. The information does not identify individual users but does identify the computer that is used to access our sites.

Logged information is not disclosed outside of Doncaster Gardens Primary School staff and School Council or those under contract to conduct maintenance to web server components. We make no attempt to identify individuals from these records unless it is necessary to the investigation of a breach of law.

User Information

Some Doncaster Gardens Primary School web pages may require visitors to provide personal information when they engage in online activities such as subscribing to newsletters, participating in email discussion groups, registering online for activities, completing online forms and feedback. Personal information collected may include a visitor's first and last name, postal address, e-mail address, employer, job title and department, telephone and fax numbers. 
 

Internet Risks

Any personal information collected is used for the purpose of providing on-line services and monitoring these. All Doncaster Gardens Primary School staff have a legal duty to protect the privacy of your personal information and ensure it is used only for the purpose to which you have agreed. Doncaster Gardens Primary School does not make available users' personal information to other organisations or individuals. Personal information is handled in accordance with Victorian privacy legislation and is stored and disposed of in accordance with the Department of Education & Training's (DE&T) Record Keeping Policy. 

DE&T does not guarantee secure transmission of data transmitted via its websites. If you have any concerns about providing the personal information asked for please call DEECD Online Communications Unit on 61-3-9657 2626 and we can make arrangements to suit you.

Do not provide any secure personal information online such as a password or credit card number or information that you wish to keep confidential.

If you would like to access your personal information or to amend or correct it collected please contact the school on +61-3-9846-2700.

Use of Authenticated DEECD sites

Future Doncaster Gardens Primary School secure sites, which require a username and password for access verification gather information on a user's online experiences, through the use of a visitors username. Please keep your access codes secure and do not share them.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are generated by our servers and stored onto your computer. They allow us to recognise when you return to certain sites and allow us to register user preferences.

Doncaster Gardens Primary School does not generally build websites that involve the use of cookies. Where the Doncaster Gardens Primary School web site uses cookies, this will be indicated within the contents of that page(s).

On Doncaster Gardens Primary School pages that do use cookies, a cookie is sent from our server and automatically placed on your computer without notification. Personal preferences or information may be stored in the cookie which is then sent back to the server on completion of the session. Cookies may be turned off within your browser, however, this may make some sites unusable.

More information on cookies can be found on Cookie Central (http://www.cookiecentral.com/)

Online Privacy Statement Comments

Doncaster Gardens Primary School welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. If you believe that any Doncaster Gardens Primary School web page or employee has not adhered to this Statement please contact the school by mail, fax, or email.

Doncaster Gardens Primary School
Sandhurst Avenue
Doncaster East VIC 3109
Fax: +61-3-9840-2606 
Email: <unavailable at this time>

For further information regarding Privacy, view the Victorian Information Privacy Act 2000 (http://www.dms.dpc.vic.gov.au/sb/2000_Act/A00814.html)

Disclaimer                                                                                          

This site has been compiled from information obtained from sources within the State of Victoria (DEECD), and is subject to change without notice. The State of Victoria (DEECD) has used its best endeavours to ensure that the Information is correct and current at the time of publication but takes no responsibility for any error, omission or defect therein.

To the extent permitted by law, the State of Victoria (DEECD) and its employees, agents and consultants exclude all liability for any loss or damage (including indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) arising from the use of, or reliance on, the Information whether or not caused by any negligent act or omission. If any law prohibits the exclusion of such liability, the Department limits its liability to the extent permitted by law, to the resupply of the Information.

Readers should rely on their own enquiries in making decisions touching their own or any other person's interest.

Disclaimer - Downloadable Documents

The DEECD makes available to you the provision to download particular documents, on the conditions set out below. If you do not agree with these conditions, then you should not download the material.

Conditions

The information is provided on the basis that upon downloading you will conduct such virus scanning and other checks as may be necessary to ensure that the downloaded material will not corrupt in any way your data, software or systems or those of any other person.

You acknowledge and agree that the Department will not be under any liability to you for any loss or damage including consequential loss or damage however caused, whether by negligence or otherwise, that arises in any way from the use of the downloaded material.

If you provide the downloaded material to another party, then you should bring to the attention of that other party these conditions and only provide the downloaded material on the same conditions as those on which the original downloaded material was provided to you by the Department of Education & Training viahttp://www.education.vic.gov.au

Discussion Groups & Chat

This site includes among its services discussion forums and comment areas in which users are invited to submit comments. In some cases, personal identifier information such as name or E-mail address is requested or required. This information is posted for public access along with the submitted comments and messages which it accompanies. The State of Victoria (DEECD) endeavours to prevent improper use of the discussion forums and chat areas but the Department will not be under any liability for any consequential damage however caused. The State of Victoria (DEECD) may terminate the Users access to DEECD websites immediately if the User breaches any provision of this notice.

Use of Information

Any information, ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques provided by, or obtained from, you or your use of DEECD web-site shall be deemed to be non-confidential and DEECD shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation.

Applicable Law

This web-site (excluding any linked third party sites) is controlled by the State of Victoria (DEECD) from its offices at 2 Treasury Place, East Melbourne, VIC 3001. By accessing this site, you accept that any disputes about this website or its contents are to be determined by the courts having jurisdiction in Victoria in accordance with the laws in force in Victoria (except any principle of conflict of laws inconsistent with this requirement).

This website may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. The State of Victoria (DEECD) makes no representation that the content of this website complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so on your own responsibility and are responsible for ensuring compliance with all laws in the place where you are located.

For more information on copyright please refer to Copyright Statement.