statement sets out Lane Cove Council's policies relating to your personal
information. Please note that separate policies apply to the use of sites
that are available through Lane Cove Council's Web site but are not operated
1. Your personal information is important to us
Council recognises that your privacy is very important to you and that
you have a right to control your personal information. We know that providing
personal information is an act of trust and we take that seriously. Unless
you give us explicit consent to act otherwise, the following policies
will govern how Council handles your personal information and safeguards
2. Lane Cove Council is committed to the best-practice privacy standards
Council is committed to protecting your personal information. Our policy
on privacy and personal information represents local government best practice.
Lane Cove Council is an agency under definition of the NSW Privacy and
Personal Information Protection Act 1998. Council has adopted the NSW
Department of Local Government's Privacy management plan.
3. Collecting information about you
Lane Cove Council will not collect or monitor any personal information
about you without your consent unless it is required by law.
You may provide Council with information directly, such as through subscribing
to user lists or identifying yourself when using particular pages. The
amount of information we collect about you depends on how you use our
Web site. The only personal information we collect is what you tell us
about yourself, for example by registering for Current Vacancies page.
4. Using and disclosing your personal information
Council will not use or disclose any information about you without your
consent, or access your communications on our websites, unless it is required
5. Storage and security of your personal information
Council will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any
information which we hold 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. You can access the information we keep about you
If at any time you want to know exactly what personal information Council
is holding about you, you are welcome to request such information by emailing
us at email@example.com
7. Changing and deleting the information we have about you
If at any time you wish to change personal information that is inaccurate
or out of date, please contact us by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org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. Lane Cove Council and links to other websites
Lane Cove Council provides links to websites outside of the Council service.
These linked sites are not under the control of Council, and we are not
responsible for the conduct of organisations linked to our website. Before
disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you
to examine the terms and conditions of using their websites.
9. What to do if you have a problem or question
If Council becomes aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with our
Web site, we will take these issues seriously and work to address these
or you have a problem or complaint, please contact us at email@example.com
10. Further information on privacy
For more information about privacy issues in New South Wales and protecting
your privacy, visit the