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As part of delivering services to you we collect, store and protect your information. Your information makes it easy for us to identify you and communicate with you.
The Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act, 1998 (PPIPA) provides protection for personal information and the privacy of individuals in general.
Councils are required to abide by PIPPA’s regulations about how we deal with personal information.
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIPA) defines personal information as "information or an opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the information or opinion".
Personal information collected by Council can include your name, email address and any other information you provide.
Shoalhaven City Council is committed to protecting the privacy of our:
Our Privacy Management Plan details how we manage personal and health information that we collect, store, access, use and disclose during Council business activities.
Our Public Access to Council Information Policy details how you can access Council’s documents, files and information.
You can apply for access to your personal information and details that Council stores about you for delivery of services.
Complete the form:
GIPA is the acronym for the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (the GIPA Act).
Under the GIPA Act a person has the right to apply for access to documents held by Council. Documents include those held on electronic and paper files.
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Last updated on 12 April 2021