Privacy Statement

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Purpose

Getabout Training Services respects the privacy and confidentiality of its personnel and clients who use our products and services.

Getabout Training Services is required to collect, use, store and disclose a range of personal information on students, employees and a range of other stakeholders.Getabout Training Services is seriously committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of all student, client and personnel records.

Getabout Training Services complies with all privacy legislative requirements which include the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 and the 13 Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) as outlined in the Commonwealth Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012.

Getabout Training Services' policy is to take reasonable steps to make students / individuals aware that it is collecting personnel information about them, the purpose for which it is collecting the information, and who, (if applicable), we might pass the information on to.

Regulatory Environment for VET Data

Getabout Training Servicesis a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). As per the National Centre for Vocational Education Research Limited (NCVER) privacy policy the following which requires RTOs to collect, hold, use and discloses a wide range of personal and sensitive information on students that have enrolled in nationally recognised training courses:

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the regulatory body for the VET sector. ASQA was established through the enactment of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 (Cth)(the Act).

Registered training organisations (RTOs) are obliged, as a condition of registration with ASQA, to collect and report Total VET Activity Datawhich must comply with the Australian VET Management Information Statistical Standard (AVETMISS).

Total VET Activity data collection and reporting requirements are regulated through the Data Provision Requirements 2012 legislative instrument, together with the National VET Data Policy, published by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training, and the Australian Quality Training Framework. Access to and disclosure of national VET provider collection data is governed by the National VET Data Policy agreed by the Council of Australian Governments Ministers responsible for skills under the Act.

Regulation of the collection, use and disclosure of the Unique Student Identifier (USI) is regulated by the Student Identifiers Act 2014 (Cth), and Student Identifiers Regulations. NCVER is authorised, under the Student Identifiers Regulations, to adopt, use and disclose USIs in certain circumstances.

Information is only shared with external agencies such as the National VET Regulator to meet our compliance requirements as an RTO. All information is kept in the strictest confidence.

Website

Getabout Training Services has taken strong measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honoured. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

We ensure that your e-commerce transactions to be 100% safe and secure. When you place orders or access your personal account information, you’re utilising secure server software SSL, which encrypts your personal information before it’s sent over the Internet. SSL is one of the safest encryption technologies available.

Getabout Training Services strictly protects the security of your personal information and honours your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Privacy Policy and Procedure

Please refer to our website under "Student Info" where you can access our complete Privacy policy and procedure.