WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Who operates this website?
The VCAA is a statutory authority continued under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic) responsible for, amongst other things, the provision of results to students as part of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) and Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL).
VTAC is the central office that administers the application and offer process for places in tertiary courses at university, TAFE and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria. As part of this role, VTAC is responsible for the calculation of the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).
The VCAA has engaged VTAC to provide students with this VCE Results and ATAR Service.
What information is collected when I use the VCE Results and ATAR Service website and app?
To access the VCE Results and ATAR Service online or via the app, you will need to register in advance at https://resultsandatar.vic.edu.au or using the Results and ATAR app.
You will need to provide your VCAA student number and personal details to register. You will need to create a secure password when registering, which you will use to access your results after they are released. When you register, you provide to VTAC the following personal information:
- your name
- your VCAA student number
- your date of birth
- your email address (for use if you forget your password)
- a secure password of your choice.
This registration enables the VCAA and VTAC to provide you with the following information (as applicable):
- whether you have been awarded the VCE or VCAL
- a list of all Year 12 studies completed in 2020 with grades and study scores
- whether you have been awarded the VCE Baccalaureate
- your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR)
- your VTAC scaled study scores.
If you do not provide the above personal information, you will be unable to access your results online or via the app.
Your personal information will be not be accessible from the VCE Results and ATAR Service website and app when the result service closes.
The app is free to download from the App store for Apple devices and Google Play for Android devices.
VTAC uses Google Analytics to collect the following information from this website:
- user server addresses and domains
- the times and dates the site was visited
- the pages users access
- users' browsers and operating systems.
The information collected by Google Analytics is not used by VTAC or VCAA to identify individual users, but is used to identify the IP address of the user's computer that is used to access the website. This information is collected by VTAC and used by both VTAC and the VCAA for statistical purposes and to help analyse how the website is used.
The VCAA and VTAC comply with all relevant privacy laws as set out below in relation to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information. This includes the protection of personal information from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, alteration, destruction and loss.
What privacy laws and policies apply to this website?
Google Analytics has separate privacy policies, which you can view at Google's website here.
Where do I go to ask questions about privacy and this website?
You may request access to personal information held about you by the VCAA and VTAC and request its correction if inaccurate.
For privacy queries about your VCE results and this website, please contact VCAA Media and Communications on (03) 9032 1629.
Correspondence about access to your personal information held by the VCAA should be addressed to:
The Privacy Officer
Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
Level 7, 2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For privacy queries about the ATAR and this website, please contact
the VTAC Privacy Officer at email@example.com.
Correspondence concerning your personal information held by VTAC should be addressed to:
The Privacy Officer
Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
40 Park Street
South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3205.