Declaration of Confidentiality

The Academy of Design Australia implements strict security and protection of privacy measures. We have created this Declaration of Confidentiality and Security in order to illustrate our practices related to the gathering, use, disclosure and management of your personal information.

How does the Academy of Design Australia use your personal information?

The information gathered with the users consent allows us to send the user printed or electronic documentation, answer information requests and receive application requests.

Does the Academy of Design Australia disclose my personal information to third parties?

The Academy of Design Australia does not sell, rent, relinquish or lend identifiable information regarding its members to any third party aside from agents and entrepreneurs of the Academy. It is required by The Academy of Design Australia agents and entrepreneurs who have access to personal identifiable information to protect this information in conformity with this declaration of confidentiality. The Academy of Design Australia may however disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that such a disclosure is reasonably necessary to:

  1. conform to the law
  2. apply or make applied one of our user agreements
  3. protect the rights, property or security of the Academy of Design Australia, its users or others

Use of cookies

Our site uses a technology called « witnesses » (cookies). These allow us to recognize you on your next site visit. Note that none of your personal identity information such as your name, address or bank payment information is kept.

You may however choose to change settings in order to refuse the cookies from gathering your information. However, should you decide to no longer accept the witnesses of our website, you will be limited in your web navigation experience. Third party providers such as Google can use cookies from a previous user's The Academy of Design Australia website visit in order to spread targeted advertising. Users may deactivate the use of Google cookies by updating the settings that feature on the Google page of options.

Take note that we do not retain information regarding your personal identity such as your name, address and bank payment information, etc.

Independent third party websites

Our sites may display links to other sites or web locations exploited or controlled by a third party ("independent websites"). The Academy of Design Australia does not make any allegations regarding commercial policies and practices of these sites and you are invited to inquire about their privacy policies before providing your personal information.

How does The Academy of Design Australia protect your information?

Although we take the appropriate measures to protect you from unauthorized information disclosure, we cannot guarantee that the gathered identifiable personal information will never be disclosed in contradiction to this Declaration of Confidentiality. Unfortunately, despite all our efforts, the risk of third parties illegally intercepting a transmission is not entirely controllable. And this reality goes for all internet usage. Consequently, we cannot guarantee total security of information transmitted and you are therefore transmitting information with knowledge of this.

How can you correct your information?

Many sites and online services allow you to manage your own personal information. If you need help, don't hesitate to contact us by using the coordinates below.

In order to protect your private life and guaranty security, we will take the necessary precautionary measures to check your identity before giving you the authorization to make corrections.

How does The Academy of Design Australia protect the privacy of children 13 years of age or less?

The Academy of Design Australia cares for the respect of the private life of children and does not knowingly collect personal information of children of 13 years of age or less.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to the gathering and use by The Academy of Design Australia of the information provided.

Should we decide to change our policy of confidentiality, we will post these changes on this page so you can remain up to date with the information we collect, how we use them and the circumstances of their disclosure.

Where to address your questions concerning this confidentiality policy?

If you have any questions regarding this confidentiality policy, of any web content or web practices, you may contact The Academy of Design Australia at the following address: info@academyofdesign.edu.au.