This privacy statement applies only to the www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au website and not to any websites to which www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au provides a link.
Use and disclosure of personal information
www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au only requests you to provide personal information for the purposes of responding to your feedback. The purpose of collecting personal information is to provide feedback and answer queries that you have in respect of the information you are trying to obtain and www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au will only use and/or disclose the information for that purpose.
Personal information that is collected by www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au will be used by and disclosed to Victorian Government employees or contractors whose duties require them to use it. Such employees and contractors are required to protect and handle your personal information in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic).
www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au uses a secure system to transmit your personal information via our feedback form. This means that any data you transmit using this form is encrypted and unable to be read by anyone outside our secure system.
Access to and correction of personal information
Should you wish to gain access to, or correction of, your personal information held by the Adult Parole Board that was obtained through the use of this website, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collection of Personal Information
It is intended that www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au can be used anonymously.
The only function of www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au where the collection of personal information is necessary or unavoidable is for providing feedback.
You will know if www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au is collecting personal information from you because you will be requested to provide it. There are two exceptions to this.
The first exception is where someone else provides www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au with your personal information. www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au cannot prevent this. However, you are entitled to access and correct any personal information about you collected by www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au.
The second exception is where www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au collects statistics using software techniques such as web server log file analysis, clickstream data, cookies and web beacons. For an explanation of these techniques, and how they are used on www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au, see web measurement services used by www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au below. Such statistics may qualify as personal information under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic). However, these statistics are not used to identify individual users of www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au.
Internet use risk
You should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information across the internet. However, www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au takes reasonable steps to protect any personal information from unauthorised access once that personal information comes into its possession.
This website contains hyperlinks to pages contained on external government and non-government websites (third party websites). Unless otherwise indicated, www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au:
- does not endorse or authorise the content of any third party website
- is not affiliated or associated with the owner or operator of any third party website
- assumes no responsibility or liability for the condition or content of any third party website or for the operation or function of any service or facility offered on any third party website.
Web measurement service used by www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au
www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au currently uses one web measurement service provider. This is Google Analytics.
How to Opt Out or Disable Cookies
Cookies used by www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au are enabled by default because of their integration into the website. If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, you can disable them using your web browser. You will need to customise each web browser you use to turn off cookie tracking.
Google have also provided the "Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On" (opens in new window) utility for the following web browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer,
Apple Safari, and
If you want to prevent your browsing data from being collected by Google Analytics, please install the relevant add-on for your browser.
If you opt out of using cookies, you will still have access to all information and resources at www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au.
While the anonymous statistical data www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au collects may be aggregated and used in broader statistical analysis by the Adult Parole Board, at no time can we personally identify you as the source of that data.