Collection of Personal Information by Us
“Personal information” means any information from which an individual’s identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.
We collect the following information about you:
- information that you provide to us such as your email address.
We will use this information:
- for administration and website development purposes; and / or
- for the purposes for which you consent to disclose that information.
We will not share information about you with other Government agencies, other organisations, or other persons without your permission unless it:
- is necessary to provide you with a service that you have requested;
- is required or authorised by law; or
- will prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody’s health.
Embedded Third Party Social Media Channels
This website includes material from embedded third party social media (“Social Media Channels”).
A cookie is an electronic token that is passed to your browser which passes it back to the server whenever a page is sent to you.
This website generates a cookie which is used to keep track of the pages that you have accessed while using our server. The cookie allows you to page back and forwards through the website and return to pages that you have already visited. The cookie exists only for the time that you are accessing our server.
We also use Google Analytics (which uses its own cookies) to collect information about how users (including yourself) use this website. This information is used for administration and website operational purposes.
Access to your personal information
You may gain access to personal information about you that we hold. You can have us correct any errors or delete the information that we have about you.
You may opt out from receiving any further contact from us.
To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, we may have to gain evidence of your identity before we can give you access to information about you or change it.
How to contact us
If, at any time, you believe that we have not adhered to the principles referred to in this privacy notice or have any other comments, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Obligations for Australian Government agencies
With respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, we are bound by the Information Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988. We also follow the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government websites issued by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has issued a number of Guidelines, including the Guidelines to the information privacy principles, which apply to all Australian Government departments and agencies.