OPC collects and handles personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and relevant guidelines.
OPC is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles within the Act in relation to the handling, use and management of personal information.
OPC only collects personal information, such as email addresses, where that information is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, performing one or more of OPC’s functions or activities. OPC may collect this personal information in a variety of ways, including online (through our website as well as email), over the telephone and by fax.
Use and disclosure of personal information
When personal information is collected, it will only be used for the purposes for which it was provided and for related, internal management purposes. Personal information will not be disclosed to anyone else unless one of the following applies:
- you consent to or expect disclosure of your personal information
- disclosure is necessary for the enforcement of the criminal law or for the protection of public revenue
- disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of a person
- disclosure is required or authorised by law.
To request access to the personal information that OPC holds about you, or to request that we correct the information if it is incorrect, please contact the FOI Contact Officer on (02) 6120 1400 or by email at foi [at] opc.gov.au.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Reports obtained from Google Analytics are used to help improve the efficiency and usability of this website. The information generated about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
For concerns about OPC’s personal information handling practices or to access personal information held by OPC please contact the FOI Contact Officer on (02) 6120 1400 or by email at foi [at] opc.gov.au.
Further assistance and information on privacy is also available from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.