Ocean Discovery Education

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

At Ocean Discovery Education, we are committed to safeguarding the privacy and personal information of our clients, including schools, childcare centres and their respective staff and students. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose and protect personal information in relation to our ocean education incursions. By engaging with our services, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

1. Collection of Personal Information

We may collect personal information, such as names, contact details, organisation names and other relevant information, from schools and childcares centres in order to efficiently provide our education services. This information is obtained through direct communication or through our website’s inquiry forms. We only collect personal information that is necessary for the purpose of delivering our incursion services and maintaining effective communication with our clients.

2. Use of Personal Information

The personal information collected is used solely for the purpose of organising and conducting our ocean education incursions. This includes communicating with staff from schools and childcare centres, scheduling sessions and tailoring our programs to meet specific needs. We may also use aggregated and anonymised data for internal research and improvement of our services.

3. Disclosure of Personal Information

We do not disclose personal information to third parties without explicit consent, except where required by law or as necessary to provide our services. However, we may use educational images and videos of children, taken during our programs, for promotional purposes strictly within the boundaries of consent and legal compliance.

4. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect personal information from unauthorised access, loss, misuse or alteration. We use industry-standard security practices and technologies to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of personal information. However, please note that no method of data transmission or storage is completely secure and we cannot guarantee absolute security of personal information.

5. Retention of Personal Information

We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, including any legal obligations. Once personal information is no longer requires, we take appropriate measures to securely dispose of it.

6. Children’s Privacy

We understand the importance of obtaining consent for the use of personal information, especially in the case of children. We will seek consent from the educational institution before using any education photos or videos for business promotion. It is assumed that parents and guardians have provided the educational institution with appropriate digital image and video consent. Parents and guardians have the right to withdraw their consent at any time. They may do so by contacting us using the contact detailed provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

7. Implied Consent

We are able to use images and videos for business promotion after the educational institution has provided or posted them to their website or social media accounts. The child’s consent to be digitally presented is implied via the educational institution. Parents and guardians have the right to withdraw their consent at any time. They may do so by contacting us using the contact detailed provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

8. Updates to the Privacy Policy

We may periodically update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify users of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy regularly to stay informed about how we collect, use, disclose and protect personal information.

If you have any questions, concerns, access requests or to withdraw consent please contact:

Charlotte Krause
0448 522 477

Effective Date: 14th July 2023