ParaEd Terms & Conditions

ParaEd has a number of policies and terms and conditions that govern all users and website vistors.

By using the PARAED website you agree to the following terms and conditions.

  • As a website user, you will receive certain benefits, including but not limited to:
    • Access to register for PARAED webinars and events
    • Access to online learning content,
    • Access to an Account page and CPD tracker that will hold your details, online learning completed and other activities you undertake
  • You agree to PARAED communicating with you from time to time in relation to, but not limited to:
    • CPD tracker updates and reminders
    • Online learning opportunities
    • Webinars and events
    • Other related education offers and promotions from PARAED partners
  • You agree to the PARAED Privacy and Security Policy and Health and Safety Policy.

General Information

  • PARAED collects minimal personal information for the purposes of providing the PARAED service. PARAED is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information it collects, holds and administers.
  • PARAED recognises the essential right of individuals to have their information administered in ways which they would reasonably expect – protected on one hand, and made accessible to them on the other. These privacy values are reflected in and supported by our core values and philosophies.
  • PARAED is bound by the relevant jurisdictional Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) in addition to other relevant privacy laws, which impose specific obligations when it comes to handling information.
  • In broad terms this means that we:
    • Collect only information which the organisation requires for its primary function.
    • Ensure that stakeholders are informed as to why we collect the information and how we administer the information gathered.
    • Use and disclose personal information only for our primary functions or a directly related purpose.
    • Store personal information securely and protect it from unauthorised access to the best of our abilities.
    • Provide stakeholders with access to their own information, and the right to seek its correction.
  • PARAED will adhere to the Procedures outlined below.


PARAED will:

  • Only collect information that is necessary for the performance and primary function of PARAED.
  • Notify website users about why we collect the information and how it is administered.
  • Notify users that their information is accessible to them.

Use and Disclosure

PARAED will:

  • Only use or disclose information for the primary purpose for which it was collected or a directly related secondary purpose.
  • For other uses we will obtain consent from the affected person.

Data Quality

PARAED will:

  • Take reasonable steps to ensure the information we collect is accurate, complete, up-to-date, and relevant to the functions we perform.

Data Security and Retention

PARAED will:

  • Safeguard the information we collect and store against misuse, loss, unauthorised access and modification.
  • Use professional companies to destroy personal records in accordance with federal legislation.


PARAED will:

  • Ensure stakeholders are aware of PARAED’s Privacy Policy and its purposes.
  • Make this information freely available in relevant publications and on the organisation’s website.

Access and Correction

PARAED will:

  • Ensure individuals have a right to seek access to information held about them and to correct it if it is inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or not up-to-date.


PARAED will:

  • Give members, subscribers and customers the option of not identifying themselves when completing evaluation forms or opinion surveys.

Making information available to other service providers

PARAED will:

  • Can only release personal information about a person with that person’s expressed permission. For personal information to be released, the person concerned must sign a release form.
  • Can release information to third parties where it is requested by the person concerned.
  • Can disclose specific information in response to a court order or required by law.


PARAED’s management is responsible for adopting this policy.

PARAED’s management is responsible for the implementation of this policy.

PARAED’s management is responsible for monitoring changes in Privacy legislation and for reviewing this policy as and when the need arises.


As with many websites, we gather information about how visitors use our website. We may use the information we collect to:

  • Operate, provide, improve and maintain the Website
  • Customise and/or personalise your communications and shopping experience
  • Better respond to your customer service inquiries
  • Communicate with you about your membership, subscription and service needs
  • Communicate with you about our services, products and events, and for other promotional purposes
  • Improve our business
  • Administer contests, promotions, surveys or other website features


We always use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving member and customer data communicated to or from our website. We do not transmit, process or store credit/debit card data through our website. Our online payment gateway adhere to all PCI DSS requirements. The security of our stakeholder information is of great importance to us, and we will take all reasonable precautions to ensure that your details are protected.

We take great care with the information we hold about you. Our aim is to ensure that any details are securely protected from misuse, loss, and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We will take reasonable care to make sure that we keep your information in an accurate, complete and up to date manner. When that information is no longer needed, it will be permanently destroyed or de-identified.

Whilst it is true that no system is ever completely secure, we believe the measures we have implemented provide appropriate protection.

You may be able to access external websites by clicking on links we have provided on our website. However, these websites are not subject to our privacy standards, policies and procedures, and we expressly disclaim any loss or liability arising in relation to your access to, or any information you disclose on, those websites. You will need to contact or review those websites directly to ascertain their privacy standards, policies and procedures.

At any PARAED event or activity, attendees and volunteers must:

  • take reasonable care for their own health and safety, and that of others;
  • comply with instructions about work health and safety;
  • promptly report any event related hazards, injuries and incidents, including near misses; and
  • co-operate with emergency procedures.

PARAED event or activity attendees and volunteers must:

  • Always conduct themselves in a respectful and courteous manner both in-person at events and online settings such as webinar chats;
  • Not engage in any behaviour that is abusive, threatening or discriminatory, or consistent with bullying, harassment, either in-person or in online settings.