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Privacy

The up2now website collects information for the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) as part of a pilot project on the broader range of extra-curricular achievements of NSW students. BOSTES is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy provides an explanation of what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. This policy is effective from 1 July 2012.

Information we collect

Information is collected on this website to explore the breadth of extra-curricular achievements of NSW students and the way in which these achievements can be recorded, organised and shared.

This information includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • types and frequency of results, awards and achievements
  • types and frequency of uploaded files
  • details of visits to the website including:
    • time spent logged on
    • pages visited within the site
    • devices used to access the site
    • browsers and operating systems used to access the site.

 

Use of your information

The information that we collect and store relating to you, such as your name, your school, and email address is primarily used to provide you with access to the up2now website. Your email address will be used by a third-party email list manager for the sole purpose of providing you with website updates. The up2now School Coordinator in your school will be able to view, but not edit, the information you enter. The information that we collect and store relating to your results, awards and achievements is primarily used to gather statistics about the engagement of NSW students in the broader range of extra-curricular achievements, and will form part of a report provided to BOSTES. No individual student names will be included in this report.

 

Your consent

By using this site you consent to the collection and use of information as outlined above. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you can make yourself aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. For full details of the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW Privacy Management Plan please visit: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/administration/privacy_plan.html