The Victorian Government is committed to protecting information about you ("Personal Information") consistently with the principles set out in the Victorian Information Privacy Act 2000.
This Privacy Statement applies to this entire web site. However, specific provisions may apply to a particular part of the site. If any of the provisions of this statement are inconsistent with those specific provisions, then the specific provisions will apply.
Collection of personal and other information
The Victorian Government collects only the Personal Information you voluntarily provide.
Some parts of the web site may require you to provide certain personal Information. However, you will only be required to provide Personal Information that is necessary for the function or activity of that part of the web site. For example, if you are making a purchase you will ordinarily be required to provide your name and credit card details.
The Victorian Government also collects anonymous information through web servers. Such information - e.g. number, date and time of visits to the web site and pages of the web site visited - is collected for statistical purposes only to assist us to improve our service.
This web site uses "cookies" (small data files that are sent to your computer). These cookies do not collect Personal Information. These cookies assist us to make your experience of our web site easier and more efficient. For instance, if you choose to personalise this web site, cookies will enable the site to remember your Personal settings for your subsequent visits.
Use of collected information
The information (both Personal Information and other information as described above) collected through this web site is not traded, sold, licensed nor used for commercial marketing purposes.
The Victorian Government will not use Personal Information collected through this web site for purposes unrelated to the stated purpose (if any).
The Victorian Government will not disclose Personal Information collected through this web site for purposes unrelated to the stated purpose (if any) unless such disclosure is authorised by law.
Find Out More
If you have any queries about this privacy statement, please contact our Privacy Manager, Department of Environment and Primary Industries, PO Box 500, East Melbourne 3002, or phone us on 61 3 9637 8697.