The privacy of our website visitors is important to Tamworth Regional Council(TRC). The information we collect is used to facilitate the services we provide to you. This statement outlines how we collect personal information on the TRC website. By using the TRC website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as outlined in this statement.
Recording your visit
When you visit the TRC website,the following information is recorded for statistical purposes:
- server address
- domain name
- date and time of your visit
- pages,directories and files accessed
- type of browser used
- previous site you visited
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 may exercise a warrant to inspect the logs.
Use of 'cookies'
The TRC website uses'cookies'to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your viewing device by a Web page server.
Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the TRC website.
Collecting Personal Information
Any personal information that TRC collects from you on your visit to our website may be recorded by TRC. If TRC does so, you have the right to access and amend this information to ensure that it is correct.Only TRC and its members, employees and agents will use personal information collected on TRC’s website.
From time to time we will use electronic forms on this site to gather personal information for purposes directly related to a function or activity of TRC. In these instances, TRC only collects personal information that you voluntarily divulge. Personal information collected in this manner will only be used for lawful functions and purposes.
Furthermore, TRC has aPrivacy Management Plan to to inform the community about how their personal information will be used, stored and accessed after it is collected by Council, and Council staff of their obligations in relation to handling personal information and when they can and cannot disclose,use or collect it.
TRC will store personal information collected from its website on secure servers protected in controlled facilities and/or in other internal controlled facilities.
If you would like to know the information recorded, or to update, correct or complete your personal information held by TRC, please contact us.
Updates to this statement
TRC will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect TRC policies and customer feedback. TRC encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how TRC is protecting your information.Should you have any questions about TRC, this Privacy Statement or anything on the TRC website, please contact us.