In complying with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2009, Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre provides the following advice to users of this web site about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.

The aim of this advice is to inform users of this site about:

  • what personal information is being collected
  • who collects personal information
  • how personal information is being used
  • access to personal information collected
  • security of personal information.

For more information about our information handling practices or for a copy of our Privacy Policy, please contact the office.

What personal information is collected

Unless this website asks for specific personal information in order to respond to requests for information or to register users for particular services, only the following information will be collected when you use this site:

  • your server address
  • your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk, etc)
  • the date and time of your visit to the site
  • the pages you accessed and the documents downloaded
  • the previous site you visited
  • the type of browser you are using.

This information is collected for statistical purposes and to enable us to improve the navigation functions of our website.

Who collects personal information

The company that hosts our website, Web Central, collects the above information. Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre also collects personal information where this site specifically asks for your personal information, eg. to respond to requests for information or to register users for particular services or activities. Your personal information collected via our website, will only be viewed by Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre staff who have responsibility for responding to such requests or administrating such registrations.

How is your personal information used

Personal information collected on this website will only be used for the purposes stated at the time of collection. Your personal information will not be added to a mailing list or used for any other purpose without your consent. Unless required by law to do so, Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre will only disclose personal information collected on this site to a third party if consent has been provided.

Security of personal information collected

This site does not provide facilities to guarantee the secure transmission of information across the Internet. Whilst reasonable efforts are used to provide security, users should be aware that there are inherent risks in the transmission of information across the Internet.


This website only uses session cookies. The web site statistics for this site are generated from the web logs as outlined above. Upon closing your browser the session cookies set by this web site are destroyed and no personal information is maintained which might identify you should you visit our web site at a later date.

Cookies can be either “persistent” or “session” based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and may be used to track your browsing behaviour upon return to the issuing web site. Session cookies are short-lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser.

Website Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage useage.

By using this website, you cansent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described in Google’s privacy policy and for the purposes set out above. You can opt out of google Analytics if you disable or refuse the Cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the opt out service provided by Google.

Accessing your personal information

Mitchelton Pre-Schooling Centre will provide you with a copy of your personal information if requested. A nominal fee may be charged to prepare this information.

This Privacy Statement has been developed through reference to the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner’s website Privacy Statement.