Privacy

This website privacy statement applies to all websites maintained directly by the City of Greater Geraldton. When you follow a link from our website to another site, we recommend you read and consider the privacy statement of that site.

Collection of personal information

You can browse the general content of the City’s website anonymously, without disclosing your personal information. However some functionality on this site may require you to provide personal information. Examples of this include where you wish to make an enquiry, undertake a transaction, or access documentation for tenders electronically. We may need to collect, use or disclose personal information to allow us to answer your enquiry, process your transaction, or to add you to the tenders register required under the Local Government Act.

Use and disclosure of personal information.

The City respects the privacy of anyone using the City’s website. Any personal information we collect through our websites may be used or disclosed for the primary purpose for which it was collected. We may also use or disclose personal information for related purposes, for example where you have asked us to inform another agency of a change of address transaction.

In some limited circumstances we may also need to use or disclose personal information for other specific purposes, for example where required to do so by law, for example pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 or in response to a subpoena.

Collection and use of site visit data.

The following information may be automatically recorded by this site's web server for statistical and system administration purposes only:

  • your server address;
  • your top level domain name (e.g. .com, .au, .gov);
  • the date and the time of your visit to the site;
  • the pages you accessed and downloaded;
  • the address of the last site you visited;
  • your operating system;
  • the type of browser you are using.

This information is valuable in improving our service to you. We will not attempt to identify individuals from the above information unless that is necessary to investigate a breach of law or regulation.

Cookies

A cookie is a block of data that is shared between a web server and a user's browser. Cookies, and the information collected through them, are used by the City of Greater Geraldton to make this website more efficient.