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Privacy Policy

The Professional Teachers' Council NSW (PTC NSW) take great care of protecting your personal information when you are using our website ( and any products and/or services provided on this site.

This Privacy Policy details PTC NSW's policies relating to your personal information. Please make sure you read the following statement till the end. By using our website or any products or services provided by PTC NSW, you expressly consent to the use and disclosure of information as described in this Privacy Policy. PTC NSW does not have any responsibility for the privacy policies or practices of other websites linked to the PTC NSW site.


We may periodically update this Privacy Policy without further notice. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy from time to time for any changes.

We respect your privacy

PTC NSW will not collect, monitor, use and disclose any personal information about you without your consent. We recognizes that your privacy is very important to you and that you have a right to control your personal information. We know that providing personal information is an act of trust and we take that seriously. PTC NSW is committed to ensuring the privacy of your information. Users of the PTC NSW website can expect that any information gained by PTC NSW as a result of that use will be treated within the terms of the privacy legislation. PTC NSW collects information when a member or customer supplies us with their personal details. Personal information supplied in such a manner is not used for any other purpose other than to provide the service asked of PTC NSW and is solely for the delivery and provision of services offered by PTC NSW. Information collected is kept on a secure database. We will not use your details for any other purpose and they will not be provided to any other organisation, individual or entity.

What information do we collect and how do we use it

Personally identifiable information

Only information you provide PTC NSW with directly will be collected, such as through membership, subscribing to various products & services, or identifying yourself when requesting information to be sent to you. For example, when you fill out a request form, we collect the details you enter in order to post information to you. When you answer questions about what you would like to see we keep this information so as to better serve you.

Emails and Newletters

From time to time with your permission PTC NSW will send you relevant information emails regarding products and services which you have previously registered your interest in. If you are receiving promotional information from PTC NSW and do not wish to receive this information any longer, you may unsubscribe anytime.

Credit card information

If you use a credit card to purchase products and/or services via the website, information required by transaction such as your name as it appears on the credit card, the credit card number, expiration date and billing address will be encrypted as it passes over the Internet. We does not record or keep your credit card information for online credit-card transactions; rather such information is simply passed through to our contracted payment processing vendor. However, We may access such information through the payment processing company to process refunds or adjustments and to the extent necessary in the event of nonpayment or disputed payments, or as may be necessary for PTC NSW' compliance, in PTC NSW' discretion, with applicable law.


PTC NSW uses "cookies" to help enhance your experience on the site. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies as the default. Cookies themselves do not contain personal information about you. They simply operate as a unique identifier which helps PTC NSW to know what customers find interesting and useful on the website, almost like a continuing questionnaire. PTC NSW does not store any personal information inside cookies, although the cookie may identify the user's browser.

The use of cookies can enhance your experience on the PTC NSW website, by remembering information that you have previously given. They can make it easier for you to fill out forms, shop online and can ensure that information provided to you is most relevant to your interests.

Log files

We and/or our contracted web analytics provider(s) do keep track of the domains from which you access our Site and Services on the World Wide Web, and may log IP addresses or other identifiers for statistical purposes. We do this to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to identify and analyze trends and the results of our marketing efforts, to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer the Site and Services, and analyze users' movements. We may periodically share aggregate demographic information with our business partners. IP addresses and other identifiers are not linked to personally identifiable information.

How do we store and protect your information

PTC NSW will endeavor to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. In addition, our employees and data processors are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, PTC NSW will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorized access to your personal information. We encourage you to play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords and account details used on the website.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." style="color: #00546b;">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How do you change/update your information

Your trust in PTC NSW is very important to us. You are free to update your information at any time directly through our website. Inasmuch as your information will never be used without your explicit consent, we are not able to update the email address to which you subscribe to PTC NSW communications on your behalf.


Information contained in the website is provided by PTC NSW in good faith, but PTC NSW accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material contained on this site. Except to the extent as provided by law, PTC NSW disclaims all responsibility as to the information, content, materials or products arising from the use of this website, whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise.

Material on this site is made available on the understanding that PTC NSW is not providing professional advice. Views and recommendations of third parties, which may also be included on this site, do not necessarily reflect the views of the Board or staff of PTC NSW. Links to other internet sites do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service.

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