IMCH, as part of Edmund Rice Education Australia, is committed to protecting the privacy of its employees, children and families and acknowledges the obligations imposed by The Privacy Amendment Act (Private Sector) 2000, Commonwealth, which came into force on 21 December 2001. Information collected in the course of the enrolment process will be handled in compliance with the Act relating to the collection, use, disclosure, security, access and disposal. The purpose of collecting this information is to ascertain the educational and physical needs of your child and to determine our ability to best meet those needs.
Quality of Information and Security
IMCH endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up to date. IMCH will take all reasonable steps to: • protect personal information from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or unauthorised disclosure, and • destroy or de-identify information that is no longer needed.
For more information about privacy in general, you can visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) at www.oaic.gov.au
Complaints If an individual believes that IMCH has breached the APPs a complaint can be made to the Centre. All complaints should be in writing and directed to the Managing Director. IMCH will investigate complaints in a timely manner and respond in writing. If an individual is not satisfied with IMCH’s response, a complaint can be lodged with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner on the following website http://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/making-a-privacy-complaint.