Our policy is to respect and protect the privacy of visitors to our site. This statement informs you how we collect information and how we use it.
As a general rule, we do not collect personal information about you when you visit our site. The only time you may be required to submit personal information is when filling out a form to request additional information or when making online payments.
Site visit data
If you visit our site to read or download information, we record the following for statistical purposes:
This information helps us to gather statistics on the usage of our site so that we may provide better service to you as the user.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's logs.
This web site contains links to other sites. Wentworth Shire Council is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourages you to examine each site's privacy policies and make your own decisions regarding the reliability and correctness of material and information found.
A cookie is a piece of information or small file that an Internet web site sends to your browser when you access information at that site. This web site uses a "cookie" for maintaining contact with you while you are in a www.wentworth.nsw.gov.au 'session'. The cookie allows this web site to recognise you as an individual as you move from one page to another and this information is used to gather meaningful statistics about the site's usage and it is analysed to improve the design of the site. However no personal information is gathered.
At the end of your session, you may leave this site to go to another web site, or you may close your browser. When you do this the cookie is immediately deleted. If you do not finish or close your session (ie stay logged on), the web site will automatically log you off after about 20 minutes. The cookie stored within your browser will expire when you close your web browser.
Please note that some browsers can be configured to allow cookies to be accessed by servers other than the originating server.
Please note that most browsers can also be configured to notify the user when a cookie is received, allowing you to either accept or reject it.
E-mail Management - Collection of Personal Information
Your e-mail address will only be recorded if you choose to send us 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. We will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it, without your consent.
If we ask you for any other Personal Information we will tell you how we intend to use that Personal Information if you choose to give it to us. If at any time you believe we have not adhered to the principles referred to in this privacy statement or have any other comments on these principles, please notify us.
Please Note: Wentworth Shire Council recognises the insecure nature of e-mail and while every effort to maintain your confidentiality will be taken, we are unable to guarantee the privacy of information transmitted via this system.
* 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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