Kinder m8: Privacy Policy

Your privacy and security is of utmost importance to us. At Kinder m8 we strive to make things as safe, clear and secure as possible for everyone involved. This privacy policy sets out how we treat and safeguard the privacy of those who use our website www.kinderm8.com.au and the associated application. We do not make any representation about third party websites that may be linked to our site.

This privacy policy applies to all personal information obtained through the Kinder m8 website and application. It will be reviewed and updated regularly to keep up with changes to our services. We encourage you to read this policy carefully to understand the manner in which we collect, store, use and disclose personal information.

Personal Information

Personal information (information by which a person can be identified) is collected through our website or application when knowingly and willingly submitted. This includes signing up to use our services, uploading of information and photographs by authorised persons such as parents, carers, educators and administrators and credit card transactions. We ensure that such information is collected only by lawful and fair means and that the information is dealt with in accordance to applicable privacy laws in Australia.

Use of Personal Information

We use personal information that is submitted through our site or application only for the purpose for which it was provided or for other secondary purposes related to the primary purpose. This includes responding to enquiries, performing authorised financial transactions, verifying your identity, communicating with you and providing information about our services where we have preapproval for such communications. You may opt out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time.

Personal information is stored in the archives for record keeping and back-up purposes. We regularly destroy personal information that does not need archiving and where identification of a person is not reasonably required.

Disclosure

We do not sell your personal information to anyone or share it without your express consent unless is it necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted. We may disclose personal information if under a legal obligation to do so and to protect our rights, property and safety of our personnel and users.

Security

We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect personal information and regularly review and update our technology to maintain security. Personal information stored in our system is protected by electronic and procedural safeguards and stored in secure data centres. Each User will have a secure and encrypted password chosen by themselves.

Kinder m8 is not responsible for any breach of privacy that arises from Users sharing their password.While Kinder m8 takes all necessary precautions to protect your information, unfortunately no data transmission over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure and Users must acknowledge that they use this service at their own risk.

Cyber Safety

It is important for Users of Kinder m8 to have an awareness of cyber safety and the benefits of using a secure system such as ours. As a password protected secure space for early childhood educators, children and families to share updates, photos and other child-related information, access to this information is restricted to only those relevant parties. Communication between Users and our servers is encrypted via industry-standard secure sockets layer (SSL).

You also have a responsibility to make sure that whatever you share is in your child’s best interests. Cyber safety also involves keeping your device and browser up to date with the latest antivirus software and firewalls.

Questions and Concerns

You have a right to access your personal information at any time. If you have any questions about updating your information, concerns about a breach of privacy or need to know more about how we handle your personal information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.