Privacy & personal information

The University is committed to protecting personal information in compliance with all applicable laws, and incorporates applicable legal requirements into the University’s processes, procedures and information systems.

Personal information is any information from which a specific individual’s identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained

All UNSW staff and contractors are responsible for ensuring that they handle personal information in accordance with the University’s Privacy Policy and applicable supporting procedures.

The University Privacy Officer supports this Policy by:

  • developing and implementing University wide privacy procedures;
  • supporting staff to by providing advice on privacy obligations and develop local protocols and privacy statements
  • conducting internal reviews of privacy complaints.

You can contact the Privacy Officer via email:

More information regarding privacy at UNSW is available here.

Note: we have published a zID Usage Guideline to assist with any questions regarding the permitted uses of zIDs