We respect the privacy of your personal information and are committed to collecting and handling it responsibly and in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.
The following privacy statement applies to the entire Gippsland Water website, what personal information is collected and how it is handled. The statement does not extend beyond this website. If you visit other sites from this website you should familiarise yourself with their privacy statements.
For general information about how we seek to protect your personal information, please see the:
We only collect personal information online when you choose to provide it, for example if you are wanting to contact Gippsland Water via contact us.
You can visit our website anonymously. Statistical information is collected each time you visit the website so we can calculate such things as:
We collect this information to evaluate the performance of our online services and product offerings – no individual website user is identified.
Cookies are used throughout Gippsland Water’s website. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes.
If you do not wish to accept cookies you can set your browser to refuse them. However, cookies allow you to fully utilise all our website services and we encourage you to accept them.
We will only use or disclose information about you for the purpose for which you provided it –for example, to respond to a request for information. We will only use or disclose your personal information for a secondary purpose with your consent, or where the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 otherwise authorises the use or disclosure.
To seek access to your personal information held by Gippsland Water, or to correct or update your personal information, contact us at email@example.com
Gippsland Water is committed to holding your personal information securely. All stored information is protected from unauthorised access through the use of secure passwords and user log on or other security procedures.
This website also contains a business-trading sub-site that is operated by Gippsland Water and the Westpac Banking group. This sub-site enables Gippsland Water to accept online payments from you, using your credit card.
When Westpac captures data for online payments it is passed through a secure server using encryption technology to ensure that your information is protected when being sent over the Internet. This process does not involve Gippsland Water having access to, or collecting or recording, your credit card information.
Email addresses will only be used or stored to respond to specific user queries. They will not be used or stored for any unrelated purposes or disclosed to third parties.
If you are a registered user with Gippsland Water’s eBills services, or use other online services if you consent, Gippsland Water will use your email address to notify you of changes in services. Gippsland Water will only email users who have asked to receive email updates or bulletins. Users can cancel this email service offer at any time.
If you require further information regarding this privacy statement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org