The department is committed to protecting your privacy when we plan and implement our activities both online and offline.

Information collected

When you look at this website, our web server makes a record of your visit and notes the following information for statistical purposes:

  • your server address
  • the top level domain name (eg. .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc.)
  • the time and date of your site visit
  • the pages accessed and any documents downloaded
  • any previous site visited
  • the type of browser used.

Please be aware that information on individual use is not analysed. Any information about your use is only be analysed as part of any overarching consideration of broad demographic content, for example, to indicate how many times a particular page is visited.

Our statistics provider uses cookies to monitor your use of our website.  These cookies can be blocked without impacting your interaction with this website.

If you use the website to complete an online application form, we only collect the information contained in that application form if you submit it to us. If you log out of the website or cancel the application before submitting the form, the information you had entered is automatically deleted.

Use of information collected

When you use this website, you consent to the department's use of any information provided by you such as your company name, current email address and phone number for the purposes outlined below.

We will only record your email address if you send us a message. Your email address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to any mailing list or used for any other purpose without your consent.

We will not use or disclose information collected about you other than for a purpose made known to you, a purpose you would reasonably expect, a purpose required, authorised or permitted by or under any law, or a purpose otherwise authorised by you.

If you tell us you do not wish to have your personal information used for a particular purpose, we will respect your wishes.

Access to information collected

You can request access to the information we have collected from you if you have any concerns about the accuracy or extent of that information.

Links to third party websites

This website contains links to other websites. The department does not control the content or the information collected on these websites. These websites are not subject to this Privacy Statement.

The department is not responsible for the content, policies or practices of such websites.

To protect your privacy please review the privacy policies on other websites before you disclose any information to these other parties.

Page last reviewed 25 November 2018
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