The University has a commitment to privacy and the policy is available at http://www.utas.edu.au/universitycouncil/legislation/pol_privacy.pdf The policy currently does not identify alumni separately from staff or students. Until this is updated the policy provisions apply as indicated.
Alumni & Friends Guidelines
We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary.
Site Visit Data
We collect and store the domain name from which you access the internet to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.
Online Profile Updates and Donations
When you complete the My Profile Update, we want to use the information to provide you with more targeted content, to send you further information about UTAS or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt out of these communications; see the "Opt Out" section below.
Social Networking Tools
UTAS is not responsible for screening communications in advance, and will not routinely monitor the use of Alumni & Friends Online. For this reason, it is essential that the users of Alumni & Friends Online report any abuses or misuse of the site to the Alumni Office.
The University cannot take responsibility for access to and use of personal information which you disclose, or data you share in discussion boards or social networking tools on Alumni & Friends Online. All such communication services require users to login; however, in line with safe internet use practice, you should generally not disclose any personal information in such forums.
If the University determines that a user's participation in Alumni & Friends Online creates a risk of liability for the University or that the user has violated the policies set forth herein or any applicable laws or regulations, the University reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to expel a user and deny further access to Alumni & Friends Online.
If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won't share your name or email address with any outside parties.
Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information
This site provides users the opportunity to opt out from receiving communications from us through a dedicated online form. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all.
Questions about our policies
If you have any feedback about privacy please contact Alumni.Office@utas.edu.au