|Durack State School - Web Privacy Statement Update|
Privacy and security
Thank you for visiting Durack State School web site and reviewing our Privacy Statement.
As part of Education Queensland we are committed to protecting user privacy. We understand and appreciate that visitors and users of this web site are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of any information that they may provide.
Through the Managed Internet Service (MIS) our website makes some use of data that directly or indirectly identifies users. We take great care with practices that affect personal privacy. Education Queensland officers who manage information on our website are bound by Information Standard 42: Information Privacy and the departmental "Code of Conduct".
Internet cookies are small strings of text placed on users' hard drives during the data exchange that happens when a browser points to a web site. Cookies allow a website to store information on a user's machine and later retrieve it. They remember preferences you enter and then tailor a site to suit your needs. Cookies have no way of disclosing your name or any personal information.
Most browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies. You can choose to adjust your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when they are being used. Please note - rejecting cookies may limit the functionality of the Education Queensland website.
When you look at Education Queensland's web site, our web server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information, some of which is used for statistical purposes:
No attempt is, or will be made, to identify users or their browsing activities except in the following circumstances:
User names can only be identified for EQ employees logged into the EQ network.
This site does not provide facilities for securely transmitting information across the Internet. It is recognised that there can be risks with transmitting information across the Internet. This site contains links to websites not managed by Education Queensland. For those sites, Education Queensland is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of such websites.
At times you may be asked to complete survey questionnaires that appear on the site. These may include your providing identifiable information. You will be given the reasons for the collection of such information, the purpose for which it will be used and to whom it may be disclosed. By participating in the questionnaire or survey, you are accepting certain additional terms and conditions relating to the use of the information you provide
Obtaining Access to Personal Information
Any member of the public who requires access or amendment to personal information held by the Department of Education may apply under the Freedom of Information Act 1992.
Email and Feedback Information
As this is a Queensland Government website, email correspondence sent to this site will be treated as a public record and will be retained as required by the Public Records Act 2002 and other relevant regulations.
Your name and address details will not be added to a mailing list, nor will officers disclose these details to third parties without your consent unless required by law. Email messages may be monitored by our website support staff for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes.
Although every effort will be made, Durack State School cannot guarantee to reply to emails. Some emails received by the Web Manager may be forwarded to other officers for appropriate action.Read more about Education Queensland's Privacy Plan and/or our privacy and security practices on the EQ website.