This Statement sets out Marrickville Council's policy relating to personal information obtained by the Council through access to its website. Please note that separate policies apply to the use of sites that are available through the Council's website but which are not operated by Council. Marrickville Council recognises that your privacy is very important and that you have a right to control your personal information. The Council understands that providing personal information is an act of trust and the Council takes its obligations seriously.
2. Marrickville Council is committed to best practice privacy standards
Marrickville Council is committed to protecting your personal information. The Council's policy on privacy and personal information represents local government best practice. The Council has adopted the NSW Department of Local Government's Privacy management plan.
3. Collecting information about you from the website
Marrickville Council will not collect or monitor any personal information about you without your consent unless it is required by law. You may provide the Council with information directly, such as through subscribing to user lists or identifying yourself when using particular pages. The amount of information the Council collects about you depends on how you use this website. The only personal information the Council collects is what you tell the Council about yourself.
4. Using and disclosing personal information
Marrickville Council will not use or disclose any information about you without your consent. The Council will not access your communications on this website unless it is required by law.
5. Storage and security of personal information
Marrickville Council will take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which it holds about you and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Your information is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities.
6. Accessing the information the Council keeps about you
If at any time you want to know exactly what personal information the Council is holding about you from its website, you are welcome to request such information by emailing email@example.com.
7. Changing and deleting the information the Council has about you
If at any time you wish to change personal information that is inaccurate or out of date, please contact the Council by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we will change this record. If you wish to have your personal information deleted, please let us know in the same manner as referred to above and we will take all reasonable steps to delete it unless we need to keep it for legal reasons.
8. Links to other websites
The Council provides links to other websites. These linked sites are not under the control of Council. The Council is not responsible for the conduct of organisations linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, the Council advises you to examine the terms and conditions of using their websites.
9. What to do if you have a problem or question
The Public Officer, Marrickville Council, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham NSW 2049 or