This website is owned and operated by the National Careers Institute in the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment using software licensed from Harvest Digital Planning (Harvest).
For details on how the Department of Education, Skills and Employment collects and protects your personal information, refer to its Privacy Statement below.
This Privacy Statement describes how the National Careers Institute (NCI) collects and uses personal information through this website on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment.
Participation in the website is voluntary. You should read this Privacy Statement if you wish to participate, in order to understand how we deal with your personal information if you choose to provide your personal information to us.
The NCI takes your privacy seriously and will collect, secure, hold, use and disclose, access and manage any personal information you choose to provide in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) in Schedule 1 to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act).
Purpose of collection of personal information
This website is a web platform designed to enable the NCI to collect stakeholder feedback which will contribute to the NCI's current and future planning, projects and strategies to reach its goal of providing national leadership in the delivery of high quality, evidence-based career development information and to create unified and streamlined career information and services for all Australians.
As part of carrying out these activities, the NCI will conduct a range of consultation activities including, but not limited to, online polls, surveys, forms, direct feedback and online conversations (called 'chats').
If you choose to participate in the website, the NCI will collect personal information from you for the purposes of conducting research and stakeholder engagement in order to inform the key activities of the NCI.
Collection of personal information
In order to register for participation in the website, we will collect the following personal information from you:
For some categories of engagement, we may collect additional information including, but not limited to, your position title, organisation, age, gender, type of work you do, and your qualification level.
Some of the personal information we collect in certain circumstances is also 'sensitive information' for the purposes of the Privacy Act.
Once registered and logged-in to the system, we may collect information that you provide via the following feedback tools:
What happens if you choose not to provide personal information?
You do not have to provide the NCI with your personal information. Participation in the site is strictly voluntary and you can choose not to provide any personal information.
However, if you choose not to provide us with the personal information we need in order to register you, you may be unable to participate in some of the website's functions
Disclosure of personal information
The NCI will not generally disclose personal information collected through the website. There may be some cases, such as during an investigation by a law-enforcement agency, in which the NCI will be required or authorised to disclose personal information to another entity. The NCI’s contracted service providers may also access personal information for the purposes of providing services to the NCI.
Department of Education, Skills and Employment Policy
The following Terms and Conditions govern the use of National Careers Institute (“the site”). The platform is owned and operated by Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd (Harvest), on behalf of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment.
What are the conditions with a user’s account?
We are not responsible for the content on the site that has been provided by the users of the site. Any content posted by you is subject to the rules of our Moderation Policy. Your contribution to the site may be edited, removed or not published if we consider it inappropriate (refer to Moderation Policy). Contributors should also be aware that their posts may remain online indefinitely. Where practical, you may choose not to identify yourself, deal with us on an anonymous basis or use a pseudonym.
What does Harvest require from their users?
You must understand and agree that, without limitation:
Can your account be suspended or terminated?
We may terminate or suspend access to your site and/or account immediately, without prior notice, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. We may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all the related files and information in your account. After your account has been terminated, the content you have posted may also remain indefinitely on the site.
If you want to terminate your own account, please send an email to email@example.com.
These Terms shall be governed in accordance with the laws of Australia, without regards to its conflict of law provisions.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, licensors and other partners are not responsible for any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising from a breach of this agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
What content do we own?
This website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and other proprietary information (“Intellectual Property”) of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment and its suppliers and licensors. Harvest owns and retain all proprietary rights in the intellectual property. All intellectual property in the content of this site including without limitation to text, software, source code, pages, documents and online graphics, photographs, sounds, audio, video and other interactive features are owned by or licensed to us.
Any original content that you submit or post on our site may be made available to the public and allows users to share your content (with the end user acknowledging your contribution) under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 Australian License.
Except for Intellectual Property which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, alter, transmit, sell, distribute any of the Intellectual Property.
We are not responsible for your communications or dealings, including payment and delivery of goods or services, with a third party found via our website. Any loss or damage incurred from those communications or dealings are solely between the user and the third party.
Disclaimer and Warranties
Users must agree that you use of the site is at your own risk. We make no warranty that the site will meet your requirements or be uninterrupted or error-free. Any material that the user downloads through the site is done at their own risk and are responsible for any damages to their computer system or loss of data.
What happens if these Terms change?
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time without notice. The most recent version of the Terms can be seen on this page. By continuing to access or use our site after those revisions become effective, you agree and will comply to the revised terms. If you do not agree to the revised terms, please discontinue using our site.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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