Guidance on Privacy and Information Sharing

Good privacy practices help schools to build trust with parents and students and meet legal obligations to protect individuals’ personal and health information. All school staff, including contractors, service providers, and volunteers of the department and all Victorian government schools share the responsibility and obligations of protecting privacy.

This guidance contains the following chapters:

  • How to implement the Schools' Privacy Policy
  • Collection notices
  • Consent
  • Photographs, filming and recording
  • Sharing information
  • Privacy impact assessments
  • Health information
  • Biometric information and technologies
  • Information security
  • Privacy incidents
  • Complaints
  • Training and support
Table of contents for the Guidance on Privacy and Information Sharing

Reviewed 13 July 2023

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