In this section: Standards
| Copyright, Acknowledgement and Disclaimer
The 2005 Australian Flexible Learning Framework (2005 Framework) is committed
to protecting the privacy of your personal information. All personal
information collected by the 2005 Framework is protected by the Privacy
Act 1988. Information on the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 can be
found on the Federal Privacy
Commissioners web site.
Security of Information
Our web environment, internal network and databases are protected
from unauthorised access using current technologies.
You should be aware that there are inherent risks associated with
the transmission of information via the Internet. For those who
do not wish to transmit specific information across the Internet,
the 2005 Framework provides alternative ways of providing information.
For example, forms may be printed and lodged by facsimile transmission
The Data We Collect
Emails and Electronic Forms
We will record your email address only if you send us a message.
Your personal information will only be used for the purposes for
which you have provided it. Your email address will not be added
to a mailing list, unless you subscribe this information to a mailing
list provided via this site.
Where you choose to send us a completed electronic form that includes
your personal details, we collect personally identifiable information,
such as name, address and email address and other contact or request
The information collected by email or electronic forms will be
used only for the purpose for which you provided it, and we will
not disclose it without your consent, except where authorised or
required by law.
Information provided to a third party will only be done so for
the purposes for which you provided your information. The privacy
policy of any third parties receiving the information must be as
stringent as the 2005 Australian Flexible Learning Frameworks policy
otherwise the information will not be passed on.
The Resources Database contains a registration form where you
can provide your details and become a contributor to the database.
This information will not be used for any purpose other than to
register you as a user of the database. We will not disclose it
without your consent, except where authorised or required by law.
The "rank and review" function in the database also provides
you with the option to display your name or provide an anonomous
When you look at this web site, our Internet Service Provider (NetSpot)
makes a record of your visit and logs the following information
for statistical purposes:
- the user's server address,
- the user's top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au,
- the date and time of visit to the site,
- the pages accessed and documents viewed,
- the previous site visited,
- the type of browser used,
- the platform used (Windows, UNIX etc.), and
- the search terms you typed in if you found us via a search engine.
The data listed above is collected for the following purposes:
- website and system administration, including monitoring to prevent
- enhancement of the web site to the user's needs; and
- research and development.
Publishing Personal Information
We will only publish personal information on this site if it has
been collected for this purpose with your express knowledge, and
if you have consented to the disclosure. When giving such consent
you should be aware that information published on this site is possibly
accessible by millions of users globally, that it will be indexed
by search engines and that it may be copied and used by any web
user. This means once the information is published on this site,
we will have no control over its subsequent use and disclosure.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities,
except in the unlikely event that a law enforcement (or other government)
agency exercises a legal authority to inspect ISP logs (eg, by warrant,
subpoena, or notice to produce).
A cookie is a small amount of information stored on your computer
by a website server. It is information that your web browser sends
back to the web site server whenever you revisit a site. We currently
Links to other sites
This Privacy Statement does not apply to websites linking from flexiblelearning.net.au.
When you link to another site we recommend you read the privacy
statement of that site.
The 2005 Australian Flexible Learning Framework does not guarantee secure
transmission of data transmitted via its website. Do not provide
any secure personal information online such as a password or credit
card number or information that you wish to keep confidential.
Online Privacy Statement Comments
The 2005 Framework welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement.
If you believe we have not adhered to this Statement please contact
the 2005 Framework by mail, fax, or email.
The 2005 Australian Flexible Learning Framework
232 Victoria Pde
East Melbourne VIC 3001
Fax: 61-3-9412 4461