Guidance to Collection and Use of Personal Information
1. Items to be Collected A. Items to be Provided When Subscribing to Website Australian Embassy, Republic of Korea (the “Embassy”) collects the minimum mandatory personal information as set below when a member subscribes to this website (the “Website”) for the first time for the purposes of membership, preparation of events for members, sending newsletter regarding thereto, etc. Name (both in Korean and in English), ID, password, gender, date of birth, e-mail address, mobile phone number and business field Information related to studying in Australia, such as type of study-abroad/stay, year of graduation and region of study-abroad/stay B. Items to be Automatically Generated and Collected Also, during the course of using services or processing business works, the following information may be automatically generated and collected by the Embassy. Type of browser and OS used by member, search word, access log, IP address and cookies Date and time of visit and records on use of services 2. Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information The Embassy uses collected personal information for the following purposes. A. Provision of Services of the Website Provision of contents in the Website (sending announcements, news related to Australia, etc.), authentication of the member him/herself and maintenance and management of the Website. B. Member Management Use of members-only services, verification of the member him/herself, confirmation of passwords, identification of individuals, confirmation of intention for subscription and determination on subscription Management of member status, contact to members, holding membership based events and sending announcements related thereto, and provision of information and services customized to member’s preferences Provision of information on events held by Queensland Alumni Association in Korea (QAAK) (only to the members who agreed to receive such information) 3. Retention/Use Period of Personal Information In principle, personal information of a member will be retained and used from his/her subscription to this Website to his/her withdrawal from this Website. Unless otherwise it is required to be retained under applicable laws and regulations, any personal information will be destroyed immediately after the purposes of collecting and using the personal information are achieved.