The Government has created this privacy statement to demonstrate its commitment to protecting personal privacy. This privacy statement applies to all users who access this web site.
This website is bound by the Information Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988.
We follow the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government Websites issued by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and ensures that appropriate standards are used when government service provision is outsourced to the private sector.
When you browse this web site, our system automatically makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
- your server address;
- top level domain name (e.g.: .com, .net, .gov, .au, etc);
- the type of browser and operating system you used;
- date and time of your visit;
- the previous site visited;
- which pages are accessed;
- the time spent on individual pages and the site overall; and
- which files were downloaded.
This information is analysed to determine this web site’s usage statistics.
However, no attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except, in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency (e.g. the Australian Federal Police) exercises a warrant to inspect our service provider's log files.
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily choose to participate in an activity through this web site that involves the provision of personal information, such as:
- sending electronic mail to this web site;
- participating in a survey on this web site;
- undertaking a payment or other transaction through this web site; and
- suggesting a link from this webs ite to an external web site.
If you choose not to participate in these activities, your choice will in no way affect your ability to use this web site.
Use of personal information collected
Any personal information you choose to provide will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided and will not be disclosed to other persons or organisations without your prior consent or if required by law.
The Internet is an insecure medium and users should be aware that there are inherent risks transmitting information across the Internet.
Information submitted unencrypted via electronic mail or web forms may be at risk of being intercepted, read or modified. If you do not wish to email or send an online form to the ACT GovernmentGovernment, you can send a postal mail to the address on our contact us page.
This site contains links to external web sites and this privacy statement does not extend to external web sites. The ACT Government is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external web sites. For more information, refer to our disclaimer statement.
Google will not collect personal information about you and the reports provided by Google to us will only contain aggregate non personal data about your use of this website. (These reports may contain data relating to pages viewed, files downloaded or the completion of online subscriptions). We will use the data collected by Google Analytics to improve how this website functions. For example we can use the data to check whether customers are having problems finding information and make access to information as easy as we can.
How to contact us
If you have any comments in relation to any aspect of the collection, use, security of or access to your personal information please contact the Web Development Team.
Alternatively, you can write to:
Web Development Team
Communications & Media
Economic Development Directorate
GPO Box 158
CANBERRA ACT 2601