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Byron Community College Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Byron Community College Australia
Last Updated: 24th October 2023

1. Introduction
Byron Community College Australia (“we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of our students, employees, partners, and other individuals we interact with. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices concerning the collection, use, disclosure, and security of personal information.

2. Information We Collect
2.1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information such as names, addresses, contact details, and other identifiable information when necessary for the purposes of our educational and administrative activities.
2.2. Website Information: We may collect non-personal information automatically through our website, such as cookies, log files, and analytics data, to improve our website’s functionality and user experience. The College adheres to the thirteen Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) Australian Privacy Principles guidelines | OAIC issued by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) under the Privacy Act 1988 Federal Register of Legislation – Australian Government This includes observing the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme About the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme | OAIC established under the Act where and when required.

3. How We Use Your Information
3.1. We use personal information for the following purposes:
· Enrolling students in courses and programs.
· Communicating with students and other stakeholders.
· Managing administrative and educational processes.
· Complying with legal obligations.
3.2. We may use non-personal information for website analytics, improvements, and marketing purposes.

4. Disclosure of Information
We do not disclose your personal information to third parties, except as required by law or with your explicit consent. We may share information with trusted service providers who assist us in operating our programs and website. Personal information will never be shared or disclosed to overseas recipients.

5. Data Security
We take appropriate measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. These measures include physical, technical, and organisational safeguards. The College also encrypts some information and transactions. Where you can access a College website only by using the secure login issued to you (teaching staff and students) the information about you which is held, or you add or amend, on that website, is protected by restricting access through that login. Accordingly, you must ensure that your password is not disclosed or made available to others. Relevant technical staff can access the logs created by servers to collect statistics, deal with faults and improve the service and investigations. If you have an urgent concern that the College IT system has been breached and personal information is not properly secure please notify the CEO at

6. Your Privacy Rights
You have certain privacy rights concerning your personal information, including the right to access, correct, or delete your data. To exercise these rights or inquire about your data, please contact us at

7. Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Our website may use cookies and similar tracking technologies. You can manage your cookie preferences through your web browser settings.

8. Third-Party Links
Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. Please review the privacy policies of any linked sites.

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may update this Privacy Policy as necessary. The latest version will be posted on our website, and the revision date will be noted.

10. Secondary Marketing
Byron Community College sends mail and emails to past students for marketing. Students may at anytime request that all such marketing ceases and requests will be promptly applied. Students may request to be removed from any marketing lists.

Byron Community College does not allow for the use of student information for any secondary marketing not related to the College.

11. Contact Us
If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at:

Byron Community College Cnr Burringbar and Gordon Street Mullumbimby, 0266843374,

12. Consent
By using our services, you consent to the practices outlined in this Privacy Policy.