Legal Notice

Legal Owner of the website www.high-school-australia.com is:

Anne Stewart
Highschool Australia
Australian Experience
234 Gap Creek Road
Kenmore Hills 4069
Queensland Australia
 
Tel. +61 7 3374 3170
 
E-Mail: info@highschool-australia.de

Webdesign:

Harald Stuckmann,
D-61449 Steinbach (Taunus)
 
E-Mail: harald.stuckmann@me.com

Credits and Copyrights:

Home: Surfer: iStockphoto.com (Turnervisual); Great Barrier Reef: Photocase (mikado50); Dancing group: Heike Andryk; Volleyball: iStockphoto.com (Christopher Futcher); Students: iStockphoto.com (1001nights); Getting Started: EQI; Prerequisites: Heike Andryk; Enquiries: Harald Stuckmann; The Australian Education System:  EQI; Basic Information about High Schools in Australia: EQI; Choosing the Right SchoolColourbox (Michele Constantini/Altopress); Australian Facts and Stats: Tourism Australia (Masaru Kitano); Study abroad New Zealand: Tourism New Zealand (Julian Apse); Basic Information about High Schools in New Zealand: Tourism New Zealand (Adam Bryce)Work and Travel with Farm Work: Harald Stuckmann; About Us: Harald Stuckmann (Anne Stewart), privat (Heike Andryk);

School locations: Brisbane und Cairns: EQI; Gold CoastiStockphoto.com (Patrick Oberem); Hervey Bay: Tourism and Events Queensland (Chris McLennan); Mackay: Tourism and Events Queensland (Barry Goodwin); Sunshine CoastiStockphoto.com (Chee-Onn Leong); ToowoombaWarwick und Yeppoon: Tourism and Events Queensland (Peter Lik); Townsville: Tourism and Events Queensland; Byron Bay: Tourism Australia (Jeff Drewitz); Coffs Harbour: Destination NSW; Newcastle: Tourism Australia (Andrew Smith); Sydney: Tourism Australia (Masaru Kitano); Melbourne: Tourism Australia (Adam Bruzzone); Mount Gambier: Mount Gambier Tourism; Adelaide: Tourism Australia (Hamilton Lund); Perth: Tourism Australia (Lincoln Fowler);  Hobart: Tourism Australia (Nick Rains); Launceston: Tourism Australia (Rob Burnett); Auckland: Tourism New Zealand; QueenstowniStockphoto.com (lucasmarin); WhangareiiStockphoto.com  (NCHANT);

The images on the school sites were provided to us courtesy of the respective schools or from Education Queensland International (EQI). Highschool Australia likes to thank also Tourism AustraliaTourism New ZealandTourism and Events QueenslandDestination New South Wales and Mount Gambier Tourism, which made images available.

Privacy Statement

We value your trust in us. Therefore, we respect data privacy and wish to inform you about which data are collected and stored..

Data collection and storage

: When you visit any website, your browser always sends information on the type of browser it is, which version it is running, which operating system is being used, the referrer URL, the IP address, the file names, the access status, how much data is transferred, the date, and the time of the server request. This data is stored and used exclusively to identify and pursue unauthorized attempts to access the web server. It is not compared with other datasets or passed on to third parties. The data is stored for a maximum of 30 days, analysed statistically in an anonymized form, and then simply deleted.

 This website provides options for entering personal data (E-mail addresses, names, postal addresses) to receive replies and informations. All use of these services is completely voluntary. Naturally, data is used only for the one specific purpose and is not passed on to third parties. 
E-mail addresses are stored and used for no other purpose than mailing them.

Cookies: 

Your browser also stores so-called cookies. These are files designed to make surfing in the Internet more user-friendly. You can switch off the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google“).  Google Analytics uses “cookies“, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.  You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Use of Google +1 Plugins

Our website uses the social plugin (“plugin“) of the social network Google+, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043, USA  (“Google+“). The plugin is earmarked with the logo of Google or the addition “Google Social Plugin“. 

If you use the button „+1“ the plugin gets enabled and your browser establishes a connection to the servers of Google. The content of the plugin will be transmitted directly from Google+ to your browser, which integrates the plugin in the website. The plugin will transmit to Google the fact that you have visited this specific website. 
If you are logged in at Google+, Google+ can assign your visit of our homepage to your account. By a further interacting with the plugin (for example: use the “+1“ button; give a comment) you enable your browser to transmit and Google+ to store the generated data. Please visit http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html to get informed about the extent and purposes of the raise, processing and usage of the data by Google+ and your rights and options regarding to data and privacy protection.

Use of Facebook-Plugins

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins“) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook“). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin“. For a full list of all social Plugins please see https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like“, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugin transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker“.