Our Security responsibility
We will endeavour to ensure that:
- The data you give us will be safe and protected using best practice standards; and
- Your data will only be used for the purpose that was originally requested for and will not be given to a third party without your express authorisation.
Protecting your computer
The APS Academy will undertake all necessary steps to protect your data in our custody, you as the end user(s) have a responsibility to protect your data by ensuring that your computer(s) has current and updated software, you have a good password management plan to protect your identify and you are aware of the risks associated with using the internet.
More advice about computer security and using the internet safely can be found at the following websites:
- Stay Smart Online
- Australian Cyber Security Centre
- The Australian Government Cyber Security Strategy
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While the APS Academy makes every effort to ensure that the material on this website is accurate and up-to-date, you should exercise your own independent skill and judgment before you rely on it. This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.
We recommend that you use appropriate and up-to-date firewall and anti-virus software to protect your computer systems. If you experience a problem or loss that is caused by the information you send to or via this website, your computer being compromised in some way or by something beyond our control, we cannot take responsibility for causing the problem.
Where connection to a system or website outside our control compromises the objectives of this website, we may sever links to that website or system.