Privacy Statement


General Privacy Statement

The Yarriambiack Shire Council is committed to ensuring that personal information collected, stored and used by Council is handled in a responsible manner and in accordance with the PDPA.

Personal Information is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact or locate a person, or whose identity can be ascertained from the information.

Information provided will be retained for Council use only and will not be disclosed except as required by law or with consent.

Council is required to collect and use personal, confidential and sensitive information from individuals and therefore, abides by the Information Privacy Principles identified below.


Principle 1     Collection

Principle 2     Use and Disclosure

Principle 3     Data Quality

Principle 4     Data Security and Retention

Principle 5     Openness

Principle 6     Access and Correction

Principle 7     Unique Identifiers

Principle 8     Anonymity

Principle 9     Trans-border Data Flows

Principle 10    Sensitive Information

A detailed explanation of each of the IPPs is available from the Office of Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) Website at the following link: