It is our usual practice to collect personal information directly from you.
We do not collect personal information about you if you only browse this website. This website only uses session cookies during a search query of the website or when you access the Privacy Events RSS feed and web-based calendar. When you close your browser the session cookie is destroyed and no personal information is kept which might identify you to us in the future.
We only use your personal information for the purposes for which you give it to us and for related, internal management purposes. We will not collect your data for the purpose of a mailing list without asking for your consent first.
We do not give information about you to other government agencies, organisations or anyone else unless one of the following applies:
- you have consented
- you'd expect us to or we have told you we will
- it is required or authorised by law
- it will prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody's life or health or the disclosure is reasonably necessary for law enforcement or for the protection of public revenue.
We analyse non-identifiable website traffic data to improve our services.
When subscribing to our mailing list we only collect your email address for mailing purposes. This data will not be sold or distributed without your knowledge and prior consent. If you wish to be removed from our mailing list at any time you can easily opt out via the link at the base of all of our enewsletter issues.
You may access personal information that we hold about you or you can ask us to correct personal information we hold about you.
We abide by the Information Privacy Principles of the Privacy Act 1988. Our website follows the Privacy Commissioner's Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government Websites.