This NSW Government website is maintained by Central Coast Regional Development Corporation, which operates the website using the name CCRDC. CCRDC is concerned about privacy issues and wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information. Together with the Department of Planning and Environment’s Privacy Management Plan, this Privacy Statement describes CCRDC’s practices in connection with information that we collect through the website or mobile application owned and controlled by CCRDC from which you are accessing this Privacy Statement, as well as offline where notice is legally required. This Privacy Statement applies to all the publicly accessible pages located at site. By providing Personal Information to CCRDC, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement.
Users of this site are entitled to expect that any information gathered while using the site will be treated within the terms of the New South Wales government's privacy responsibilities and obligations. The New South Wales government's privacy practices are regulated by the New South Wales Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.
CCRDC may need to collect your personal information to assist you with your transactions. We can collect personal information directly from you or someone you authorise on your behalf. We will only ask for personal information from another source in the event of an emergency.
Personal Information is information that identifies you as an individual, such as:
We may combine Personal Information that we collect about you with Personal Information you provide to CCRDC through other sources, such as inquiries or marketing events. We will use the combined Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Statement for as long as it is combined.
How we use your Personal Information
We may use Personal Information for the following purposes:
Your personal information will normally be used for the primary reason that it was collected for or a directly related secondary purpose. It may also be used in an emergency situation to help prevent a serious and imminent threat to life or health, or for law enforcement purposes, or where we are authorised or required to do so by law.
Non-Personal Information we collect
Non-Personal Information is any information that does not reveal your specific identity, such as:
How we collection Non-personal Information
CCRDC may collect Non-Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:
Because Non-Personal Information does not personally identify you, we may use and disclose Non-Personal Information for any purpose. In some instances, we may combine Non-Personal Information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your geographical location).
If we combine any Non-Personal Information with Personal Information, e.g., when we combine information you provide upon registration with Non-Personal Information to provide you with targeted personalized marketing, the combined information will be treated by CCRDC as Personal Information.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate individual IP addresses with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.
The information collected during each visit is aggregated with similar logged information and published in reports so CCRDC can identify patterns of usage of the site. This assists us in improving the site and the services offered on it.
CCRDC will not disclose or publish information that identifies individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings of addresses, without consent or otherwise in accordance with the New South Wales Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.
This Privacy Statement does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site to which the website contains a link. The inclusion of a link on the website does not imply endorsement of the linked site by CCRDC.
CCRDC will take reasonable security measures to protect personal information from loss, unauthorised access, use, modification, disclosure or other misuse. We will ensure personal information is stored securely, not kept longer than necessary, and disposed of appropriately. How we collect and handle your personal information is subject to the NSW Privacy Laws: the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 and Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002.
If you have reason to believe that your interaction with CCRDC is no longer secure, please immediately notify CCRDC of the problem.
Right of access to information
Under the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access and change your Personal Information that has been previously provided to the Central Coast Regional Development Corporation. If you would like to make a request to access or change the information held by the Corporation please email firstname.lastname@example.org. In your request, please make clear what information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from a CCRDC database or otherwise let DuPont know what limitations you would like to put on CCRDC use of your Personal Information. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
If you feel there has been a breach of your privacy under the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998, you have the right to make a complaint the Central Coast Regional Development Corporation or the NSW Office of Privacy Commissioner (www.privacy.nsw.gov.au).
We will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law.
Use of site by children
CCRDC is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities. CCRDC does not target the website to children less than sixteen (16) years of age or knowingly collect information from children for the purpose of selling products or services.
Due to the developing nature of privacy principles for online communication, this statement may be modified or expanded in light of new developments or issues that may arise from time to time. The amended statement will be posted to the site and will operate from the time it is posted.