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Privacy policy

deafConnectEd is committed to providing quality services and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.

As a team supported and located within Melbourne Polytechnic, we have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.

A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at

When you visit the deafConnectEd website, some personal information is automatically collected as a result of your visit. This information is collected using software techniques such as web server log file analysis and cookies.

Access to information collected
deafConnectEd will not try to identify you as an individual user or your browsing activities. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our log files.

Use and disclosure of information collected
deafConnectEd will only record your email address if you send us an email or submit a message through the online enquiry form on our website. Your email address will not be added to a mailing list. We will not share your email address with anyone else without your consent.

This website does use cookies. No cookies are employed on this website except for those associated with search engines. The website statistics for this site are generated from the web logs.

General disclaimer

Information and advice on this website is provided on the basis that site users undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content. deafConnectEd makes no representations, either expressed or implied, as to the suitability of anything on this website for any particular purpose.

Information that requires amendment should be referred to deafConnectEd.

All efforts have been made to ensure that material is accurate and current, however:

  • deafConnectEd makes no warranty, or guarantee, or promise expressed or implied, that the material on the site is complete or up to date.
  • deafConnectEd accepts no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of direct or indirect use or application of any material or information on the Site.

The views and opinions of the many authors expressed via the site do not necessarily represent those of deafConnectEd.


This website and its content are subject to copyright under the laws of Australia and other countries. Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in this website and its content is owned by deafConnectEd.

In addition, third parties may own the copyright in some materials incorporated within this website and, in such cases, written permission may be required from these parties to use such material. To seek written permission from the third-party source, you must contact them directly prior to using their content.

Users must not modify any content nor remove the copyright notice from any content on this website.

Other than as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), no material on this website may be reproduced without the prior written consent of deafConnectEd, except that you may save an electronic copy or print out parts of this website solely for your own informational, research or study purposes, provided that:

  • you do not modify the copy as it appears on deafConnectEd’s website; and
  • you include deafConnectEd’s copyright notice attached to the content found on this website and/or acknowledge the relevant third-party source.

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