Privacy Statement & Social Media Policy     

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Dubbo Regional Council's privacy, copyright and disclaimer statements are designed to protect your rights and govern the use of information on this website.

We will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the privacy of individuals as required by the Information Privacy Act 2009 and the Information Privacy Principles contained in that Act.

The information we collect is used to facilitate services that we provide to you. When collecting your personal information, we will tell you for what purpose we will be collecting the information and what information is necessary to access Council's products and services, including payments and transactions. We will not pass the information on to other entities without your consent unless it is required by law.

When handling your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that all information we collect, use or disclose is securely stored, and operate secure servers to minimise the risk of unauthorised use of your credit card information.

By visiting our website, you expressly consent to the collection and use of your personal information according to Council's Privacy Management Policy.

If you think Council has breached your privacy and confidentiality, you may lodge a complaint with Council’s Information and Privacy Officer. Council will take your complaint seriously, investigate thoroughly and provide you with a response.

For more information on the privacy policy or to make a complaint, contact us.

 

 

INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE

We measure traffic to this website and monitor return visits to help us remain relevant and improve the website. In accordance with our privacy policy, we do not collect or keep any personally identifiable information, nor track visits to any non-Council websites.

You can choose not to have cookies monitor your usage of this site (not recommended).

Alternatively, if you want to block cookies for all websites, you can change the privacy settings of your web browser (not recommended).

 

 

COPYRIGHT

Council owns or licenses all content on this website and is protected by Australian and international copyright and trademark laws.

The content is intended for general use and information. We support the sharing of information and the use of the website content for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review.

You are not permitted to reproduce or reuse content on this website for commercial purposes including logos and imagery without written authorised permission.

 

 

DISCLAIMER

Council distributes the information on this website as a general reference source.

Whilst every endeavour has been made to ensure absolute accuracy of information, Dubbo Regional Council cannot be held responsible for any consequences resulting from misdescription or inadvertent errors contained therein including advertisements, contact details and star ratings or general website content.

This website contains links to other websites operated by organisations other than Council. The other websites are outside of our control. Links are provided for your convenience and should not be constituted as an endorsement of those sites, the information, views, opinions or standards that they provide. Similarly, the listing of a person or organisation in any part of this website in no way implies any form of endorsement by Council of the products or services provided by that person or organisation.

Despite our best efforts, we make no warranties that the information in this publication is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination.

We disclaim all responsibility and all liability (including through negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of the information on this website or any linked website being inaccurate or incomplete.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

Dubbo Regional Council welcomes your comments on our social media pages, and encourage you to discuss and share your opinions, experiences and feedback on our content. We do however ask that all users show courtesy and respect to others when making comments via our Facebook and Instagram channels, to ensure our page is friendly, welcoming and respectful to all.

 

We ask that when you engage with our social media channels, you adhere to our Acceptable User Guidelines. Please:

  • Do not threaten, harass, discriminate or make personal attacks against Dubbo Regional Council employees or other users.

  • Do not post anything that could be considered promotional, offensive, prejudicial, racist, off-topic, vexatious or otherwise inappropriate.

  • Do not use offensive or inappropriate language.

  • Do not speculate or comment on legal matters or proceedings.

  • Do not include personal or sensitive information about yourself or others in public comments (for example personal addresses, email addresses, phone numbers or photographs).

  • Do not link to other websites, email addresses, Facebook pages or off-topic pages.

 

Any user found regularly breaching the Acceptable User Guidelines may be blocked from the page(s), and please note that contributions will be moderated as required, and may be removed without explanation.

 

Our aim is to create and foster a positive online community where users feel safe and welcome to contribute positively to the promotion and growth of the Dubbo Region.