This privacy policy applies to the services offered by Little Locals Early Learning Centres:

The type of personal information that we collect and store:

Personal information is any information or opinion, whether true or not, that identifies you.

The Little Locals Early Learning Group will not collect or monitor any personal information about an individual without their consent. The only personal information collected is what has been provided voluntarily.

The purposes for which we collect, hold, use and disclose personal information:

We collect, use and disclose information to provide education and care services. This includes:


  • processing enquiries and applications for enrolments
  • providing education and care services
  • providing you with information about our childcare centres and the education and care we provide
  • providing you with information about employment opportunities we have
  • managing applications from individuals seeking to work with us

We will only collect personal information that is reasonably necessary for us to fulfil our functions or activities. From time to time we may send you marketing information

related to our education and care services. We will provide you with a simple means by which you may request not to receive direct marking communications and will not send you materials if you have asked us not to. You can also unsubscribe from marketing emails immediately, if required.

How we collect and securely store personal information:

In most cases we will collect personal information from you directly. We collect your information through our standard forms, including enrolment forms, via our websites (including tour booking forms, enrolment enquiry forms and event registration forms), via social networking sites, through written communication with you such as email or through talking with you, including when we talk over the telephone.

Use of tracking technologies:

The Little Locals Early Learning Group’s Websites use tracking technologies such as cookies or web beacons. Cookies make your interactions with the website faster and as convenient as possible. These tracking technologies do not themselves personally identify users, although they do identify a user’s browser. If are uncomfortable with cookies, you can accept or decline cookies at any time by modifying your browser settings. Web beacons allow us to count users who have visited certain pages and to generate statistics about how our site is used. They are not used to access personally identifiable information.

How an individual may access and correct any information we hold on them:

You can email us at to obtain or correct any personal information that we hold.

How you can complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles and how we’ll deal with the complaint:

You can email us at to lodge a complaint if you believe we have breached our obligations with regards to Australian Privacy Principles.

Our team will investigate the allegations and notify you of the findings. Should the investigation identify a failure in any of the systems or processes for collecting, processing, and disclosing personal information, it will be reported to the relevant authorities including the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). We will take appropriate actions to fix the issues and inform any other individuals that may have been impacted.

If you remain concerned that we have not complied with your legal rights or applicable privacy laws, you may make a formal complaint with the OAIC.

Whether we disclose personal information to other people or an organisation:

We do not disclose your personal information to other people or organisations.

Contact details:

Tim Searles

Director – Little Locals Early Learning Learning Centres