By accessing and using the Australian News Online website or providing your personal information to us through any means, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

Privacy Compliance 

We take your privacy seriously, and we want you to know that Australian News Online is fully committed to complying with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cwth) and all its associated principles and regulations related to the handling of personal information. By using our services, you willingly acknowledge and agree to our strict adherence to these privacy regulations. This means you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information in strict accordance with these established and protective regulations. Your privacy is important to us, and we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards to ensure your personal information remains secure and confidential.

Accuracy of Information 

At Australian News Online, we strive diligently to maintain the accuracy and timeliness of the information presented on our website. However, we want to make you aware that, given the dynamic nature of information, content on our site may change over time. As a user of our services, you acknowledge and understand that while we make every effort to provide accurate and up-to-date information, we do not offer any warranty or assume liability for the accuracy or completeness of the material. We believe in transparency and want to ensure that you have the most current information, but we cannot guarantee that it will always remain the same. 

Right to Make Changes

Australian News Online values the flexibility to enhance and update its website content and privacy policy as needed. We want you to be aware that we reserve the right to make changes, modifications, or revisions to our website content and privacy policy at any time, without prior notice. It is essential to us that you stay informed about these updates. Your continued use of our website following any alterations is considered an acknowledgment and acceptance of the changes we make. We appreciate your understanding and continued support of Australian News Online.

External Links

Australian News Online provides external links as a valuable service to our website users. However, it’s important to note that while we offer these links for your convenience, Australian News Online neither endorses nor assumes responsibility for the content or condition of any linked websites. Your use of external links is at your own discretion and risk, and we encourage you to exercise caution and discretion when accessing external sites. We aim to provide a helpful and informative online experience, and these links are intended to supplement your journey through the digital landscape.

Automatic Information Collection

By visiting the Australian News Online website, you acknowledge and consent to the automatic collection of specific information, which may include data capable of personally identifying you. This information encompasses details such as your browser type, operating system, IP address, and patterns of website usage. Our goal is to provide you with a seamless and tailored online experience, and this data helps us enhance our website and services to better meet your needs.

Use of Cookies

Your use of the website signifies your acknowledgment and consent to the employment of cookies. Cookies are text files stored on your computer, serving the purpose of improving your browsing experience and assisting in the analysis of user behavior on the website. These cookies are invaluable in ensuring a more personalized and user-friendly interaction with our online platform.

Types of Personal Information

Your agreement encompasses the understanding that the personal information gathered and kept by Australian News Online may consist of essential details such as your name, address, date of birth, and contact information, including your phone number and email address. Additionally, with your explicit consent, the agency may also collect and retain specific sensitive information pertaining to your racial or ethnic background or health, as required for the purposes stated in the privacy policy. Your privacy and the handling of your data are of utmost importance to us.

Purpose of Personal Information

You acknowledge and understand that your personal information, as specified in the previous section, will be utilized for purposes consistent with the initial collection intentions. These purposes encompass essential aspects such as student administration, the provision of services, responding to inquiries, and facilitating the distribution of information concerning various courses and services. Rest assured, we value the privacy and responsible use of your personal data in all our interactions.

Disclosure of Personal Information

You acknowledge and recognize that information collected from you may be disclosed to third parties solely within the constraints of circumstances explicitly permitted by the Privacy Act or as necessitated or sanctioned by the law. Such disclosures are essential, particularly when required by State and Commonwealth Government Agencies. We take every measure to ensure your data is managed with care and in compliance with legal obligations. Your privacy and data security remain our top priorities.

Security of Information

You acknowledge that Australian News Online takes reasonable measures, as required by law, to safeguard your personal information from potential loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alterations, or disclosure. However, you understand and accept that despite the precautions we undertake, data protection measures can never be entirely infallible. It is important for you to exercise due diligence in protecting your personal information, including safeguarding usernames and passwords. In the event that you become aware of any security breaches, you should promptly inform us to mitigate potential risks. 

Use of Cookies 

You retain the ability to choose whether to accept or decline cookies by making adjustments in your browser settings. Nevertheless, it’s essential to recognize that opting to disable cookies may restrict your access to specific interactive features on the website. While this choice is in your hands, we encourage you to consider the impact on your browsing experience when making such decisions.

Privacy Statement Updates

We encourage you to periodically review the Australian News Online Privacy Statement for any updates. In the event of significant changes to the Privacy Statement, we will notify you through email or notices on our website. By continuing to use our website or providing additional personal information after being informed of the revised Privacy Statement, you indicate your acceptance of the updated terms. Your vigilance in staying informed is appreciated as it helps ensure your understanding and compliance with our privacy policies.


If you have concerns or complaints about the privacy practices of Australian News Online, please don’t hesitate to contact us using the provided contact details. We take privacy matters seriously and will strive to address your complaints within a reasonable timeframe, adhering to privacy regulations to ensure your concerns are handled appropriately. Your feedback is valuable in helping us maintain the highest standards of privacy protection.