As part of daily life at Ararat Primary School, photographs and recordings are taken of the many activities, projects and works in which your child and other children are involved.
Photographs and media are classified as personal information under the Information Privacy Act 2009. Ararat Primary School respects your privacy and therefore requests your permission to photograph and/or video your son(s) and/or daughter(s) and authored works for possible inclusion in our image library. The image(s) and recordings will remain the property of Ararat Primary School, however the school understands that the intellectual property rights of authored works belong to the student.
It is important that this consent for publication is informed consent. The usual reasons for use of student images/ recording/ work by schools include:
• Recording of student participation in school events
• Celebrating student effort and achievement; and
• Promoting the school and events held by the school.
A student’s intellectual property may include written work, artwork, photographs, videos, films, music, performance, recordings and sculptures, made by them or to which they contributed. It includes, but is not limited to, work created during the course of their studies at Ararat Primary School. These materials may form part of their assessment or be part of their studies generally, and may attract copyright.
Ararat Primary School understands that:
• Students generally own the intellectual property rights in the material they create
• Any consent is not meant to transfer the student’s ownership
• Consent gives the school permission to use the student’s material for the purposes mentioned.
Your permission to the recording, use and disclosure of the individual work is required in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968, the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 and the Information Privacy Act 2009. Personal information will be stored securely.
Please assist us by returning the Student Media Consent Form, sent home on 12/02/2015, as soon as possible. If you have misplaced the form, it can be printed from the file below or spare copies can be obtained from the school office.