Where lawful and practicable, Council will give you the option of not identifying yourself when supplying information or entering into electronic transactions with it. You can enter our website and browse anonymously.
Collection and use of personal information
Alpine Shire Council recognises that protection of your privacy is very important to you and we are committed to safeguarding it.
The Alpine Shire will ensure that Ďpersonal informationí provided to Council is managed in accordance with the requirements of the Information Privacy Act 2000.
Council will only collect personal information from this website to help us to improve our services to you, to provide you with information you have requested, to inform you about additional services that may be of interest to you. We may also use your personal information to provide you with notices, newsletters and updates.
Collection and use of electronic information
Alpine Shire Council will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep any information we hold about you secure. Alpine Shire Council employees are also obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held and not disclose such unless required to do so by law.
Alpine Shire Council is not liable for events or consequences arising from unauthorised access to your personal information. We ask you to keep your contact details and passwords confidential.
The Alpine Shire does not use web beacons or clickstream.
Your personal information (such as name & address, email address ) will not be disclosed to a third party (including State bodies and authorities) without your consent unless required to do so by Federal/State legislation i.e. public registers.
Council will not keep your personal information on our systems for longer than it is required.
Council will not collect more personal information from our website than is necessary (except where archiving is required and in compliance with the Public Records Act 1973).
Access and Correction
Should you wish to access your personal information, please contact Council's Privacy Officer (see below for details). Access to information will be provided except in the circumstances outlined in the Act, for example, where the information relates to legal proceedings or where the Freedom of Information Act 1982 applies.
If you believe that your personal information is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, you may request Council to correct the information. Your request will be dealt with in accordance with the Act.
If you feel aggrieved by Council's handling of your personal information, you may make a complaint to Council's Privacy Officer (see below).
Please note: this privacy statement does not extend beyond this website. When linking to other sites from this website, we recommend that you read the privacy statement of that site to familiarise yourself with itís privacy principles.
Our credit card authentication process makes use of the same technology used by major banks. When you make a payment, your details are encoded using 128bit encryption before being transmitted to the Alpine Shire, then stored on a computer that is not accessible from the Internet.
Council has adopted a policy for the handling and treatment of personal information. The policy can obtained by contacting Councilís Privacy Officer as detailed below.
Contact Councilís Privacy on (03)57550555 or by email at email@example.com. or by mail at P.O. Box 139, Bright 3741
For more information regarding Victorian Government initiatives concerning Privacy please connect to the following site:
Office of the Victorian Privacy Commissioner