If you are concerned that a University system may have been breached, contact the ICT helpdesk immediately on (02) 9351 2000 (select 2 for ICT) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 has security measures in place to safeguard personal information from misuse, and unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure, including those in the University’s Cyber Security Policy 2019 (pdf, 218KB) and the Acceptable Use of ICT Resources Policy 2019 (243KB). We retain your personal information in accordance with the State Records Act 1998 (NSW).
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 Accessing University information page.