Privacy policy

This statement sets out the Australian National University (ANU) policy in relation to the collection and use of your personal information collected by ANU when you advertise a property for rent or share accommodation (Advertisement).

ANU recognises that your privacy is very important to you. As an ‘agency’ within the meaning of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), ANU complies with the obligations of the Privacy Act to protect the integrity of your personal information.

When you submit an Advertisement using the Properties for Rent or Share Accommodation web form (Advertisement Web Forms) you may be requested to submit information including, but not limited to: a) your name; b) your telephone number; and c) your email address.

Any personal information you submit using the Advertisement Web Form will be used in your Advertisement. Where you have provided your email address, it will be used for the purposes for which it was provided.

All of the information collected on behalf of ANU in your Advertisement will be routed through the Advertisement Web Form/s to a third party, StudyStays Pty Ltd (StudyStays). Your Advertisement is administered by StudyStays on behalf of the ANU. In accordance with its agreement with ANU, your personal information will be stored and processed by StudyStays. In accordance with the StudyStays privacy policy which is located at, all information submitted using the Advertisement Web Form/s will be stored securely and in confidence and it may be disclosed to StudyStay’s contractors and other parties for backup purposes using encryption and where required by law.