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The Department is committed to protecting your privacy when we plan and implement our activities both online and offline. Find out about our privacy statement here.


Information collected

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

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

Our statistics provider uses cookies to monitor your use of our website. Individual use is not analysed and information about your use is only analysed on a bulk basis for broad demographic content. These cookies can be blocked without impacting your interaction with this website.

This information about your use is only analysed on a bulk basis for broad demographic content. Individual use is not analysed.

If you use the website to complete an online application form, we will only collect the information contained in that application form if you submit the form to us. If you log out of the website or cancel the application prior to submitting the form, the information you had entered will be 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 e-mail address and phone number for the purposes outlined below.

We will only record your e-mail address if you send us a message. Your e-mail address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and it will not be added to a 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.