Information about how the University deals with personal information (also known as personal data) and the rights of the individual is available on the University’s privacy website.
Students should refer to the Your Privacy page that, amongst other things, identifies how their personal information stored on student systems such as Canvas and Sydney Student will be used for business and learning analytics purposes
Staff should refer to the staff privacy collection statement.
Staff, students and members of the general public who have been granted access to the University’s guest wireless network should also refer to the University’s Policy on the Use of University Information and Communication Technology Resources.
For all enquiries about privacy, including the University’s compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are concerned that a University system may have been breached, contact the ICT helpdesk immediately on (02) 9351 6000 or email@example.com.
When you are using a University website, you may be asked to provide your unikey, name, contact details or other personal information/data.
In some circumstances, we will ask you to use a third party to provide us with information, such as where you register for a University event. Please see the University’s Disclaimer.
The University’s websites also automatically collect personal information when you are browsing or otherwise using our websites. The various mechanisms used by the University include server logs, proxy logs, and cookies.
A cookie is a package of data which a website requests be stored temporarily on your computer (or in memory) to identify you as a visitor to that website. You can choose to disallow cookies by changing settings on your web browser. However, if you reject all cookies you may not be able to use some of the University’s websites.
The information collected by these various mechanisms includes:
Cookies may also store the following information: session (numbered key) and duration. A numbered key is a unique server-generated number used to identify the current session. The session key can be linked back to a user's login identification.
We will only use or disclose your personal information:
Examples of how we will use or disclose your personal information include:
Under NSW privacy laws, you have the right to request access to and correct any personal information concerning you held by the University.
If you reside in or are located in, the European Economic Area, under the GDPR, where your information is collected, used or disclosed as a result of your express consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time. Further, you may have the right to request the erasure, portability or restriction of processing of their personal information, and, to object to the processing of your personal information.
Information about requesting access to or amending your information can be found on the University’s privacy website.