Keeping your data safe and private is at the
heart of Stile — from both a cultural as well as
We realise that the information we store on your
behalf can be of a personal and sensitive
nature, and because we don’t look at it, we
simply assume it is all sensitive and act
Private by default
Every student, teacher and parent that uses
Stile has their own unique username and
password. Only users you specifically nominate
can gain access to your school’s data.
For every lesson a teacher creates and every
piece of work a student submits, we manage a set
of sophisticated security rules that specify
exactly who can view and modify them.
Stile is hosted with Amazon Web Services (AWS),
who are experts at providing reliable and secure
server infrastructure. AWS are responsible for
the physical security of the infrastructure that
We exclusively store all your data in
at AWS’s Sydney facility. AWS in Sydney is
independently certified to meet the security
requirements for unclassified Australian
Government data as specified by Australian
Signals Directorate’s (ASD) Information Security Manual.
We’ve built Stile from the ground up to with the
privacy and security requirements of schools in
mind. Stile’s development processes are designed
to verify that security has been properly
considered whenever we add new features or
modify existing ones. We use automated systems
to randomly audit our security policies,
ensuring they are correctly enforced. Internal
and third party reviews of our security
practices are routinely performed to verify our
security practices and identify potential
Access to Stile is only available via a secure
Controlled staff access
To provide you with helpful and timely support,
a limited number of our staff have access to
your data on an as-needed basis. Stile staff
only access and view your data when you have
specifically given us permission, usually in
connection with a support enquiry. All such
access is logged and regularly audited.
We practice what we preach. Our company polices
require all employees to adhere to best-practice
personal security guidelines that cover device
security, encrypted file storage, password
policies, social engineering and more.
Australian Privacy Principles (APPs)
Stile complies with the Australian Privacy
Want to know more?
Security and privacy are shared resposibilities.
We work closely with our customers to ensure
their security needs are met. If you would like
more information on our security practices,
please contact us.
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Stile HQ is located at 128 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Australia, on the traditional lands of the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.