The ACT Auditor-General's Office has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting personal privacy. We seek to adhere to the Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government World Wide Websites developed by the Australian Privacy Commissioner. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: http://www.audit.act.gov.au.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at the ACT Auditor-General's Office.
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; and
- which files were downloaded.
This information is analysed to determine the web site's usage statistics. 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 service provider's log files.
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily choose to participate in an activity that asks for information, such as:
- sending an email;
- participating in a survey;
- undertaking a payment or other transaction; or
- suggesting a link.
If you choose not to participate in these activities, your choice will in no way affect your ability to use any feature of this website.
Use of Personal Information Collected
Any personal information you choose 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 email or web forms may be at risk of being intercepted, read or modified. If you do not wish to email or send an online form to the ACT Auditor-General's Office, you can send a postal mail to the address in Contact us.
This site contains links to external web sites. The ACT Auditor-General's Office is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. For more information, refer to our disclaimer statement.
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