School operations

Privacy and Information Sharing

How to implement the Schools’ Privacy Policy

Post a link on your school’s public facing website to the department’s Schools’ privacy policyExternal Link .

Step 2 – share supporting information with staff

Share the Schools’ Privacy Policy FAQs for Staff (DOCX)External Link (staff login required) to help them understand when they should share ‘need to know’ information.

Step 3 – share supporting information with the school community

Share the Schools’ privacy policy: information for parentsExternal Link with your school community to help them understand how the school handles their information.

Translations for culturally and linguistically diverse communities are available. Refer to TranslationsExternal Link to download and share these resources.

Step 4 – use the privacy collection notice

Share the Schools’ privacy collection noticeExternal Link with parents and carers during the enrolment process, and remind them of it annually via a link in your Term 1 privacy reminder.

Refer to the chapter on Collection notices for further guidance.

Guidance chapter on implementing the Schools' Privacy Policy, including linking to the policy on school website, sharing information with staff and the school community and using collection statements

Reviewed 10 January 2024

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