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Privacy

Introduction

ForestWorks is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information consistent with the principles set out in relevant legislation, including the Victorian Information Privacy Act 2000, the Victorian Health Records Act 2001 and the Privacy Act 188 (Commonwealth) Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012.

Personal information in this context means information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), in any form and whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained from the information or opinion.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Information collected through your interaction with the FOLS website will be used by ForestWorks only for the purpose for which it was collected.

Information collected includes:
  • Personal information which may be used to verify your identity
  • Personal information of your staff and/or contractors which may be used to verify their identity in the administration of forest operator licences
  • Automatically generated information about the connection you use to access the websites (known as 'clickstream data' and 'cookies').
Your information is also protected by ForestWorks Privacy and Confidentiality Policy, which generally prohibits ForestWorks staff and contractors from disclosing confidential or commercially-sensitive information collected by the ForestWorks, unless it is for the purposes of exercising a power, or performing a function under the terms and conditions of accessing the FOLS website or with the consent of the individual concerned.

Changes to this Website Privacy Statement

We may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time by posting the amended version on the FOLS website. Changes are effective from the time of such publication.
 
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