AIE Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs the Academy of Interactive Entertainment’s (AIE) collection and use of personal details and data. This includes information gathered via our website (aie.edu) or third parties where the user has opted to share their personal details with AIE.

What information does AIE obtain?

User Provided Information

AIE obtains your information when you voluntarily provide this through the AIE website or third-party applications.

When you share information with AIE, you generally provide (a) your name, email address, age, phone number (b) Information relevant to what you may be interested in (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help; and; (d) information you enter into our system when using an Application Form, such as ethnicity, schooling, and other personal details.

We may also use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Automatically Collected Information

In addition, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of device you use, the IP address of your device, your operating system, the type of Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use our website or other digital properties.  

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to help us improve our service. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We will never sell or share your data with another party who can use that data to contact you or market to you.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with our trusted service providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.

Automatic Data Collection

We may work with analytics companies to help us understand how our website and other properties are being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage. Analytics companies may use some of the information collected by the website, but not for commercial or promotional purposes.

What are my opt-out rights?

You can opt-out of receiving AIE’s promotional material at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in a promotional email, or by emailing info@aie.edu.au

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain user provided data for an undefined amount of time. We are able to delete any personal details and identifiable data we have collected at any time by emailing info@aie.edu.au

Children

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 15. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at info@aie.edu.au. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our processes. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

Your Consent

By using the aie.edu website, you are consenting AIE staff and educators to communicate, engage and interact with you in matters related to your academic studies, in the forms of but not limited to, email, phone, sms, news and announcements, videos and pod casts, surveys and calendar appointments.

Also by using the aie.edu website, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. “Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States and/or Australia. If you reside outside the United States or Australia, your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States and Australian privacy standards.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at info@aie.edu.au