Your privacy is important.
This statement outlines Fizzics Education's policy on the use and management of personal information provided to or collected by it.
What information is collected?
Fizzics Education collects personal information, including sensitive information, submitted by parties such as schools, preschools, vacation centres, local councils, miscellaneous organisations, parents and guardians for the purpose of running our educational programmes, sales orders or answering enquiries. Information submitted to us may be recorded for the purposes of fair trade unless instructed not to do so.
Disclosure of personal information
Fizzics Education will not disclose personal information, including sensitive information, held about an individual to 3rd parties unless legally obliged to do so.
Such parties may include;
- a school;
- government departments;
- medical practitioners;
- persons to whom you authorise Fizzics Education to disclose information.
How is personal information used by Fizzics Education?
Fizzics Education Pty Ltd will use personal information it collects for the primary purpose for which it is collected, for secondary purposes that are reasonably related to the primary purpose or for purposes to which you have consented.
Fizzics Education's primary purpose in collecting personal information concerning schools, preschools, vacation centres, local councils, miscellaneous organisations, parents and guardians is to enable it to provide quality educational programmes or fufill sales orders.
This includes satisfying the needs of all parties throughout the whole booking and enquiry period. Fizzics Education uses personal information of parties to enable it to meet its legal obligations and for:
- keeping parties informed about matters related to a booked programme or sales order through personal correspondence and newsletters;
- tailoring programmes or sales items to suit individual party needs;
- keeping parties informed about Fizzics Education's programmes and activities;
In some cases where personal information requested is not obtained,
Fizzics Education may not be able run a booked programme or forward items purchased.
Job applicants, staff members and contractors:
Fizzics Education’s primary purpose in collecting job information about job applicants, staff members and contractors is to assist it in obtaining and retaining appropriately qualified employees and contractors.
Fizzics Education uses this personal information for purposes that include:
- administering the individual’s employment or contract;
- insurance purposes;
- providing for the financial stability of the company;
- satisfying Fizzics Education's legal obligations, for example, in relation to child protection legislation.
Fizzics Education also obtains personal information about volunteers who assist the company in its various activities for the purpose of enabling the company and the volunteers to work together.
Fizzics Education treats marketing for the future growth and development of Fizzics Education as an important component of ensuring that Fizzics Education continues to provide quality-learning programmes.
School and print publications, such as newsletters and magazines, may be used for marketing purposes but do not , and will not, contain sensitive personal information. Fizzics Education will seek consent from the relevant parties before use of any information or photographs.
Management and security of personal information
Fizzics Education’s staff are required to respect the confidentiality the privacy of individuals and the personal information given.
Fizzics Education has in place steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure by use of various methods. These include locked storage of paper records and pass worded access rights to computerised records.
The National Privacy Principles require Fizzics Education not to store personal information longer than necessary.
Updating personal information
Fizzics Education endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
Under the Commonwealth Privacy Act, individuals have the right of access to their personal information that Fizzics Education holds and to advise Fizzics Education of any perceived inaccuracy. There are some exceptions to this right set out in the Act.
A person may seek to review, update or correct their personal information held by Fizzics Education by contacting the company at any time.
If you would like further information about the way Fizzics Education Pty Ltd manages the personal information it holds, please contact the Director in writing;
5 St James Place
Content from 3rd parties
The content of provided links are from third parties not affiliated with Fizzics Education. As such, Fizzics Education cannot control, approve or take responsibility for the content of such sites or any other links provided.
The world wide web is a public domain. There is a risk that transmissions to and from this site can be intercepted and modified by third parties. There is a risk that the files obtained from or through this site may contain computer viruses or other defects.
You accept responsibility for losses, damages, costs and other consequences resulting directly and indirectly from using this site and any material available from it.
All experiments have been provided as a resource for teachers, parents and students.
Whilst all due care has been taken, we recommend that an adult supervise children at all times when experiments are performed. Experiments are not recommended for children 3 years and under due to potential choking hazard. Fizzics Education Pty Ltd does not accept any liability for events that occur as a result of the activities described.