Privacy Statement

Privacy statement

In accordance with the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Web Sites issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner, the Shire of Broome provides the following privacy statements:

As a general rule, the Shire of Broome does not collect Personal Information* about you when you visit the site. You can generally visit the site without revealing Personal Information*, unless you choose to provide such information. The information received depends upon what you do when visiting the site.

Site visit data

The Shire of Broome records your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes -your server's address; the name of the top-level domain from which you access the Internet (for example, .gov, .com, .au, .nz etc); the type of browser you use; the date and time you access the site; the pages you have accessed and the documents downloaded and the previous Internet address from which you linked directly to the site.

We will not identify users or their browsing activities, except when where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider's logs.

This Website contains links to other sites. The Shire of Broome is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourages you to examine each site's privacy policy and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of information that an Internet web site sends to your browser when you access information at that site. Please note this site does not use cookies.

Email management - collection of personal information

Your email address will only be recorded if you choose to send a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list without your consent. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purpose, and will not be disclosed, without your consent. If you are asked for any other Personal Information* you will be informed how it will be used if you choose to give it.

If at any time you believe the principles referred to in this privacy statement have not been followed, or have any other comments on these principles, please notify the webmaster.

If you do not wish to send your request using email you can send it in writing to the following postal address:

Information Services Manager
Shire of Broome
PO Box 44
Broome WA 6725
Australia

* The use of the term "Personal Information" in this privacy statement means any information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.

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