The types of personal information we may collect about you include:
We may collect these types of personal information directly from you or from third parties.
We may collect, hold, use and disclose personal information for the following purposes:
We may disclose personal information to:
By providing us with personal information, you consent to the disclosure of your personal information to third parties who reside outside Australia and acknowledge that we are not required to ensure that those third parties comply with Australian privacy laws.
All user personal information, user uploaded files, and transactions are processed via the Vasto Educator, Vasto Software Pty Limited.
Vasto Educator is written in the languages of PHP, JAVA, CSS3 & HTML5. Vasto Educator makes extensive use of Ajax. At the backend are a series of Amazon RDS databases.
All user-uploaded files (including learning material, student-submitted assignments & assessable content) are stored in Amazon S3 cloud storage.
The Vasto Educator platform is hosted on enterprise level Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2) services – physically from the Sydney, Australia Availability Zone.
Vasto Educator developers use best-practice coding techniques and perform continuous in-house vulnerability testing. Live monitoring enables Vasto Educator to be aware of the health of the network and system to ensure they are proactive in dealing with any issue before they impact users.
All electronic financial transactions are processed via Vasto Educator, where information is protected by encryption technology. Financial transactions are administered by NAB and Zip. We will share information with these payment gateways only to the extent necessary for the purpose of processing payments you make via the Vasto system via our website, refunding such payments and managing complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.
All data transactions are protected by SSL certificates. Vasto Educator performs anti-spam, anti-virus and intrusion identification and prevention software products continuously.
You are responsible for keeping your password and username confidential to the Vasto Educator software confidential.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse of alteration of your personal information.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet can be insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us using the details below.
You may request details of the personal information that we hold about you. An administrative fee may be payable for the provision of such information. In certain circumstances, as set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), we may refuse to provide you with personal information that we hold about you.
If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please contact us using the details below. We will take reasonable steps to correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or out of date.
If you believe that we have breached the Australian Privacy Principles and wish to make a complaint, please contact us using the details below and provide us with full details of the alleged breach. We will promptly investigate your complaint and respond to you, in writing, setting out the outcome of our investigation and the steps we will take to deal with your complaint.
To unsubscribe from our e-mail database or opt-out of communications (including marketing communications), please contact us using the details below or opt-out using the opt-out facilities provided in the communication.
We are committed to ensuring that the personal information we collect is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
We may use web beacons on our Site from time to time. Web beacons (also known as Clear GIFs) are small pieces of code placed on a web page to monitor the visitor’s behaviour and collect data about the visitor’s viewing of a web page. For example, web beacons can be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page.
For any questions or notices, please contact our Privacy Officer at:
Last Update: February, 2022.
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