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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy of Quantum Education

  • Quantum Education is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.

  • We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.

  • A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at

Privacy Policy

  • Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect include names, addresses, date of birth, email addresses, phone, study records, academic results, employment history, qualifications, police records, references, etc.

  • This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including interviews, face-to-face meetings, correspondence, through online forms, by telephone and email, via our website, via from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.

  • We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you, we may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. We understand that it is an individual’s right to keep his or her personal information private, and is committed to protecting and maintaining the privacy, accuracy, and security of personal information. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.

  • When we collect Personal Information, we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

  • Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record, or health information.

  • Sensitive information will be used by us only:

  • For the primary purpose for which it was obtained

  • For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose

  • With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.

Sensitive Information

  • Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.

Third Parties

  • Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:

  • Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and

  • Where required or authorised by law.

Disclosure of Personal Information

  • Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure.

  • When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.

Security of Personal Information

  • You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.

  • Quantum Education will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.

  • In order to protect your Personal Information, we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.

Access to your Personal Information

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