Privacy Policy

Tiny Tiger Early Learning Centre will not use personal information for any purpose that is not reasonably required for the appropriate or effective operation of the Service. The privacy of all information provided is paramount which we as a Service will protect at all times.

The Service is required to collect certain personal information on the children, their families and the staff at the Service under the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 and Education and Care Services National Regulations. Failure by the Service to obtain this information would mean a beach of these National Law and National Regulations and potential cancellation of the Service Approval and Provider Approval by the Department of Education.

Personal information gathered by the Service may be accessed by and exchanged with staff educating and caring for a child, by administrative staff or for legal requirements. Personal information collected may include medical information, income and financial details, contact information, children’s developmental records, legal information, employment/martial information, qualifications, staff entitlements, and information required under the National Law and Regulations.

We may disclose personal information where we are permitted or obligated to do by Australian law. This may include disclosure to:
– Government employees;
– Authorised officers from the Department of Education during Assessment & Rating of the Service;
– Software companies that provide computer based educational programs that use children’s personal information;
– Lawyers engaged in relation to a legal claim;
– Debt collection agency where families’ gap fees are outstanding;
– Officers carrying out an external dispute resolution process; or
– Protecting individuals from serious misconduct or to prevent a serious threat to a life, health or safety.

Personal information is stored in a safe and secure manner, using locked filing cabinets or password
protected database and computer. Information is backed up electronically and stored securely.

Hard copy information is stored securely at the Service and archived in accordance with regulatory
requirements when no longer needed.

Our Service will gather written permission prior to disclosing personal information. This may include, displaying medical plans or early intervention services.

Persons on which information has been gathered has the right to request access of their information. Written request to access personal information collected can be submitted to Tiny Tiger Early Learning Centre’s Office via:
– Email to [email protected]
– Mail to Building 9, Freeway Office Park, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the privacy of personal information and adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles. By providing our Service with personal information, you consent to the collection, storage and use of personal information in the ways described in our policy and collection statement.