Privacy Policy

At Gumnut Preschool Bowral we are committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of the families and children entrusted to us.
This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard the data we gather from families in accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.
  1. Information We Collect:
    We may collect the following types of information from families:
1.1 Personal Information:
  • Parent or guardian names
  • Contact details (e.g., phone number, email address, home address)
  • Child's name, date of birth, and relevant medical information
  • Emergency contact details
1.2 Sensitive Information:
  • Health-related information about the child, including allergies, dietary restrictions, and medical conditions
  • Special educational needs or accommodations required by the child
  • Court orders or parenting plans relating to the child
1.3 Usage Information:
  • We may collect information on how families interact with our website, emails, and other communication channels to improve our services.
  1. Purpose of Data Collection:
    We collect and use the aforementioned information for the following purposes:
2.1 Educational Services:
  • To provide safe and appropriate educational services to the child
  • To communicate with families regarding school activities, updates, and events
  • To respond to inquiries, requests, and concerns
2.2 Health and Safety:
  • To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of the child
  • To manage and accommodate any medical conditions or dietary requirements
  • To contact emergency contacts in case of an emergency
2.3 Internal Record keeping:
  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of enrolled families
  • To meet legal and regulatory requirements
  • To improve our educational programs and services
  1. Data Security and Retention:
    We employ appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard the collected data from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, alteration, or disclosure. We retain personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, or as required by applicable laws and regulations.
  2. Information Sharing:
    We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer personal information to third parties without prior consent, except in the following circumstances:
4.1 Service Providers:
  • We may share personal information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in delivering our educational services, maintaining our systems, or supporting our operations. These service providers are bound by confidentiality agreements and are authorised to use personal information only as necessary to provide services to us.
4.2 Legal Requirements:
  • We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, protect our rights or property, or ensure the safety of our students, staff, or others.
  1. Parental Rights and Consent:
    As parents or legal guardians, you have the right to access, update, or request deletion of the personal information we hold about you and your child. If you wish to exercise these rights or have any questions regarding the information we have collected, please contact us using the information provided in Section 7.
  2. Cookies and Tracking Technologies:
    We may use cookies or similar technologies on our website to enhance the user experience and improve our services. These technologies may collect usage information, such as IP addresses and website preferences, to analyze trends and administer the website. You have the option to disable cookies through your browser settings, although this may limit certain functionalities.
  3. Contact Information:
    If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at:
Gumnut Preschool Bowral
50 Wingecarribee St
Bowral NSW 2576
02 4861 1342
admin [at]
  1. Updates to the Privacy Policy:
    We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be effective upon posting the revised version on our website. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates.
This Privacy Policy was last updated on 1st May 2023.
50 Wingecarribee St, Bowral NSW 2576
P: 02 4861 1342

Acknowledgement of Country
We would like to acknowledge the Gundungurra People 
who are the traditional custodians of the land on where we play and learn.