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Privacy & Personal Information Procedures



1. Overview

In the course of its business Academy of Makeup & Hair Pty Ltd (Academy of Makeup) may collect information from students or persons seeking to enrol with Academy of Makeup, either electronically or in hard copy format, including information that personally identifies individual users. Academy of Makeup may also record various communications between individuals and Academy of Makeup.

2. Collection and use of personal information

Academy of Makeup will only collect personal information from individuals by fair and lawful means which is necessary for the functions of Academy of Makeup. Academy of Makeup will only collect sensitive information with the consent of the individual and if that information is reasonably necessary for the functions of Academy of Makeup.

The information requested from individuals by Academy of Makeup will only be used to provide details of study opportunities, to enable efficient course administration, to maintain proper academic records, to assess an individual’s entitlement to Commonwealth assistance, to allocate a Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) and to report to government agencies as required by law. If an individual chooses not to give Academy of Makeup certain information then Academy of Makeup may be unable to enrol that person in a course or supply them with appropriate information.

In collecting personal information Academy of Makeup will comply with the requirements of the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012.

We may disclose your personal information to Australian Government agencies, including Services Australia, where this is required or authorised by Australian law.

Information about your enrolment with us may be disclosed if you are claiming or receiving a payment from Services Australia.

You are still required to notify Services Australia of any change in circumstances that may affect your payment.

Personal information disclosed to Services Australia is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988. More information about the way Services Australia handles personal information can be found on their privacy webpage (

3. Disclosure of personal information

Personal information about students studying with Academy of Makeup may be shared with the Australian Government and designated authorities including the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), the Commonwealth Department with responsibility for administering the Vet Student Loans Act 2016,Higher Education Support Act 2003, the domestic tuition assurance scheme operator, and organisations that run courses in conjunction with Academy of Makeup. This information includes personal and contact details, course and unit enrolment details and changes.

Academy of Makeup will not disclose an individual’s personal information to another person or organisation unless:

  1. a)  the individual concerned is reasonably likely to have been aware, or made aware that information of that kind is usually passed to that person or organisation;
  2. b)  the individual concerned has given written consent to the disclosure;
  3. c)  Academy of Makeup believes on reasonable grounds that the disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of the individual concerned or of another person;
  4. d)  the disclosure is required or authorised by or under law; or
  5. e)  the disclosure is reasonably necessary for the enforcement of the criminal law or of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty, or for the protection of the public revenue.

Where personal information is disclosed for the purposes of enforcement of the criminal law or of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty, or for the purpose of the protection of the public revenue, Academy of Makeup shall include in the record containing that information a note of the disclosure.

Any person or organisation that collects information on behalf of Academy of Makeup or to whom personal information is disclosed as described in this procedure will be required to not use or disclose the information for a purpose other than the purpose for which the information was collected by them or supplied to them.

4. Security and integrity of personal information

Academy of Makeup is committed to ensuring the confidentiality, security and integrity of the personal information it collects, uses and discloses. Academy of Makeup will take all reasonable steps to ensure that any personal information collected is relevant to the purpose for which is was collected, is accurate, up to date and complete. Academy of Makeup will store securely all records containing personal information and take all reasonable security measures to protect personal information it holds from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Where Academy of Makeup has no further use for personal information for any purpose disclosed by Academy of Makeup, or is no longer required to maintain that personal information, all reasonable steps will be taken to destroy or de-identify the information.