Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF) is a science research program funded by the Australian Research Council as a Special Research Initiative. The program aims to deliver interdisciplinary research to forecast environmental change across Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, and to contribute to effective environmental stewardship strategies. The program is administered by Monash University in Melbourne and partners include Australian universities, museums and government agencies, as well as international universities and polar institutes in Chile, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. You can read more about our membership and governance at the relevant links on our homepage.

SAEF values the privacy of every individual’s personal information and is committed to the protection of that information from unauthorised use and disclosure (except where permitted by law). Information provided to SAEF will be managed in accordance with the Monash University Visitors and Enquirers Collection Statement and the Data Protection and Privacy Procedure and may be shared with other SAEF participating organisations.

If you have any questions about how SAEF is collecting and handling your personal information, please use the contact details below.


Website Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to information (including personal data) that is collected through the use of the SAEF website. We are committed to protecting the integrity of your personal data and safeguarding your privacy. These Website Terms and Conditions are to be read in conjunction with the Privacy Statement above and with the Monash University Data Protection and Privacy Procedure, which provides detail on how we process your personal data and how you may exercise rights in relation to the processing of such data.


What types of information might we collect through your use of this website?

Information (including personal data) that you voluntarily provide through the SAEF website may be collected through various means, including through the use of online forms (e.g. registration forms), online surveys, payment facilities, online collaborative spaces and through alternative contact points (such as social media platforms). If you send us a message, SAEF will record your e-mail address.

We may also collect non-identifiable information about your interaction with this website. This data is automatically collected and may be shared with trusted third-party partners to help us perform statistical analysis.

If personal data is collected through the SAEF website, every effort will be made to ensure that this is done by a sufficiently secure means.

The SAEF website may contain links to other sites.  SAEF is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


Who can I contact if I have any questions?

If you have any questions or concerns about how your personal data is being collected through the SAEF website, please contact the SAEF Program team via saef.admin@monash.edu.

You can also visit the Monash University Data Protection and Privacy Office website or contact the Monash University Data Protection and Privacy Office by email dataprotectionofficer@monash.edu.


Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF) is funded by the Australian Research Council and administered by Monash University. Copyright © SAEF 2022. All rights reserved.