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Mitchell Shire Privacy Policy

Mitchell Shire Council recognises that your privacy is very important to you and we are committed to safeguarding it.

Mitchell Shire Council will not sell, trade or rent any personal information obtained from you (such as your name, credit card details, email address or physical address) to a third party without your consent, unless required to do so by law.

Privacy Statement

“Personal information collected by Council is used for municipal purposes as specified in the Local Government Act, 1989 or other relevant legislation. The personal information will be used solely by Council for theses purposes and or directly related purposes. Council may disclose this information to other organisations, if required by legislation. The applicant understands that the personal information provided is for the above purpose and that he/she may apply to Council for access to and/or amendment of the information. Requests for access and/or correction should be made to Council’s Privacy Officer or refer to the process for access to information under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.”

We reserve the right to disclose demographic and summarised information about visitors to the site provided that this information does not in any way disclose the identity of any individual visitor.

We only use your personal information 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.

Mitchell Shire Council will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep any information we hold about you secure. Mitchell 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.

Mitchell 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 collection and handling of personal information is conducted in accordance with Council’s Privacy Policy which is displayed on Council’s website and available for inspection at, or collection from, Council’s customer service centre/s.Please refer to the Privacy Policy for further information about your rights and Council’s obligations.

Closed Circuit Television Privacy Notice

Mitchell Shire Council uses closed circuit television (CCTV) systems to monitor and record activity.

Motion activated cameras are used in the following locations:

  • Broadford Customer Service & Library
  • Wallan Customer Service & Library
  • Kilmore Customer Service & Library
  • Seymour Customer Service & Library
  • Councils Broadford Depot
  • Councils Wallan Depot

Download a copy of the Mitchell Shire Closed Circuit Television Privacy Notice (PDF, 45K)


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