This page sets out how ARPC handles personal information under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) and the Privacy (Australian Government Agencies – Governance) APP Code 2017 (the Code).
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As an Australian Government agency, we are bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) in the Privacy Act, which regulate how we may collect, use, disclose and store your personal information, and how you may access and correct personal information we hold about you.
Employee Collection Statement
View our Employee Collection Statement here.
Website Privacy Statement
When you visit this site the following information will be recorded by ARPC or its service providers for statistical purposes:
- A record of your server address
- The top level domain name (for example, .com, .gov, .au)
- The date and time of your visit to the site
- The pages accessed and documents viewed and downloaded
- The previous site visited
- The type of browser that you use
No attempt is made to identify website users through their browsing activities other than in exceptional circumstances, such as an investigation into the improper use of the website.
Contacting ARPC by email
ARPC will only record your email address if you send us an email or otherwise provide it to us. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list, unless you have provided your email for the purposes of receiving the ARPC Newsletter. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it, without your consent.
Security of the internet
You should be aware that there may be inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the internet. For those who do not wish to use the internet, ARPC provides alternative ways of contacting its office.
We seek website feedback from our users in order to improve the service offered by the site. Answering feedback questions is voluntary and does not in any way affect your access to ARPC’s website.
How to access and correct your personal information
How to make a complaint
The General Protection Data Regulation
While the ARPC seeks to comply with privacy laws generally, the ARPC is not a ‘controller’ or ‘processor’ for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Privacy Impact Assessment Register
The Code requires that all agencies, including ARPC, must conduct a Privacy Impact Assessment for all high privacy risk projects.
The PIA Register below sets out the PIAs conducted by ARPC since 1 July 2018.
You can request a copy of a Privacy Impact Assessment by making a Freedom of Information request.
Title of PIA
Implementation of a QR code Visitor Register for all visitors attending the ARPC office.
2 December 2020
Last Reviewed: September 2021.