Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy | SAGSE


The Scholarships for Australian-German Student Exchange Inc (SAGSE) is a not-for-profit exchange organisation, exchanging senior high school students between Australia and Germany.

Your personal information

The Society holds personal information about its members, volunteers, and participants. This personal information comprises: names; dates of birth; current and previous addresses; telephone/mobile phone/fax numbers; email addresses; occupations; grades from secondary school records; information as to interests, hobbies and activities; information about health and medical needs.

If we do not collect this information from our members, volunteers and participants, we may not be able to effectively manage the operations required to administer the exchange program, such as the matching of exchange students to host-families, and the selection of students for scholarships.

How we collect personal information

SAGSE collects personal information in a number of ways:

How we use personal information

Your personal information is used in order to:

We only use your personal information to administer the operations of the exchange and to communicate with you about the exchange program. For example, we only use health or medical information to make sure that exchange students’ health or medical needs are met. We do not use your personal information for any other purpose.

When we disclose your personal information

For the purposes set out above, we disclose your personal information to:

When we provide personal information to bodies in other states or countries we endeavour to ensure that the recipient protects your privacy on the same terms that we do.

Unless required by law, we do not disclose your personal information to any other person or organisation.

Help us to ensure we hold accurate information

SAGSE endeavours to ensure that the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date. The accuracy of that information depends to a large extent on the information you provide. We recommend that you:

Your right of access

You are entitled access to any personal information we hold about you unless:




Scholarship Applications

Host Family Applications

Database of Members etc