Privacy statement

Privacy Statement


We are committed to protecting your privacy and providing users with a safe and functional personal learning and development environment. This Statement of Privacy applies to the MyPortfolio site and governs data collection and usage.


In order to use MyPortfolio you must have cookies enabled within your browser. Please note that no personal information is stored within the cookies used in Mahara.

A cookie is a data file that is placed on your computer by a webpage server. Cookies are not programs, spyware or viruses and are unable to perform any operation by themselves.

Use of your personal information

As MyPortfolio users you are able to determine what personal information you make available to others. By default, unless assigned Administrator, Course Creator or Tutor access rights, a user may only view your Preferred Name. This includes listings within a Notification report or Visitor Log.

We may also collect system usage for statistical purposes however this data will not identify any individual.

Storage and security of your personal information

We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that any personal information we hold is not subject to loss or misuse or unauthorised access, disclosure or alteration.

In order to help protect your personal information, please do not disclose your Username or Password to any person.


If you have any questions regarding this Statement or believe we have not adhered to the above criteria, please contact the Learning Technology Support Service (LTSS) and we will use all reasonable efforts to remedy the issue.