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Privacy statement

Privacy statement

Edith Cowan University recognises and respects your privacy. ECU will deal with personal and sensitive information in a manner that protects the privacy of individuals whilst meeting the University’s policy and legislative obligations.

In conducting its normal business of teaching, learning, research and recruitment, the University collects, uses and discloses personal information relating to students, staff and others. ECU will treat this information with the highest standards of confidentiality and privacy.

ECU’s privacy policy and related procedures cover the following:

  • Collection of personal and sensitive information
  • Use and disclosure of personal and sensitive information
  • Overseas disclosure
  • Data breach management and cyber security incident response
  • Direct marketing
  • Access and correction of personal information
  • Access to personal information for research purposes
  • Contact details for ECU’s privacy officers

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