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Privacy statement

The Parliamentary Counsel's Office seeks to adhere to the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Web sites developed by the Federal Privacy Commissioner.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, please contact:

Parliamentary Counsel's Office
Level 3, 12 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: +612 6205 3700

Information collected

When you browse our 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 (eg: .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
  • which files were downloaded

No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency (eg Australian Federal Police) exercises a warrant to inspect our web server's log files.

We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for information, such as:

  • sending an e-mail
  • participating in a survey
  • undertaking a payment or other transaction

If you choose not to participate in these activities, your choice will in no way effect your ability to use any feature of this web site.

Use of personal information collected

Any personal information you chose 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.

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 e-mail or web forms may be at risk of being intercepted, read or modified. If you do not wish to e-mail or send an online form to the Parliamentary Counsel's Office, you can send a postal mail to the address above.

Other sites

This site contains links to other sites. The Parliamentary Counsel's Office is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these web sites.

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