TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Melbourne Fashion Institute takes seriously the privacy of those that visit our web site. We have established this Privacy Policy to communicate what information we collect and how that information is used and safeguarded. By accessing this website Melbourne Fashion Institute, you acknowledge the terms and conditions expressed herein. We reserve the right to change this policy at our sole discretion and without notice.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED AND WHY?
When a user visits our website, we collect information about the visit that does not identify the user personally. We track information such as the domain from which the user is visiting and the user’s browser type. We also collect specific information regarding the user’s session on our website. This includes items such as the date and time of the visit and the pages viewed.

Sometimes we ask a user to voluntarily provide personally identifiable information (PII). This information generally includes, but is not limited to, name, e-mail address, postal address, and telephone number. We request this information when the user requests one of the following:

  • To register to attend an on-line seminar or demonstration
  • To receive specific information from us such as a whitepaper or code sample
  • To sign up for a mailing list
  • To correspond with us
  • Or any other such activity that we deem necessary

Melbourne Fashion Institute does not collect any personally identifiable financial or health-related information. We do not intentionally collect information from children under the age of 18 without the express permission of their parents or guardians.

HOW IS THE INFORMATION USED?
Non-personally identifiable information (non-PII) is collected to allow us to analyse how our website is used and to improve the content and service the website provides. Personally identifiable information is collected for analysis to improve the content of the website and the services we provide the user.

Melbourne Fashion Institute owns the collected information and will not sell, trade, or rent the information to others. We may use the information to continue contact with the user. This may include contact such as follow-up calls, e-mail correspondence, or mail correspondence to follow-up on the contact or to provide marketing information about promotions, new services, or important website changes. Melbourne Fashion Institute may share this information with its Partners for the specific purpose of a promotion or service offering.

ARE COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE?
“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are placed on a web user’s hard drive. We may use cookies to provide you with better service. Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences for a particular site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major Web sites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user’s computer. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of the functionality of the Melbourne Fashion Institute site if you do so.

HOW IS PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (PII) SAFEGUARDED?
Melbourne Fashion Institute utilises industry standard methods and mechanisms such as firewalls, intrusion monitoring, and passwords to protect electronic information. Multiple physical security methods such as locking devices and 24 hour premise monitoring are also employed. Finally, access to PII is limited to a small number of personnel and on a need-to-know basis.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES?
Melbourne Fashion Institute website may contain links to other internet web sites. Melbourne Fashion Institute neither controls nor endorses external sites and is not responsible for the content of such sites. This policy does not cover the privacy policies and data collection practices of non-Melbourne Fashion Institute
web sites.

HOW TO OPT OUT OF CORRESPONDENCE?
Based on the information a user has provided, Melbourne Fashion Institute may send e-mail correspondence to the user. Each correspondence will contain an easy means to opt out of further correspondence.

WHY ARE SUBJECT TITLES USED AS ‘HEADING 2’ ON THE COURSE DESCRIPTION PAGES
In order to help Google ‘read’ our webpages and determine the relevance for the user, we need descriptive terms such as subject titles in the position on “Heading 1” or “Heading 2”.