These Terms and Conditions (including the Privacy Statement) apply to this web site of the Port Phillip and Westernport CMA (the PPWCMA). They do not extend to other web sites, including any web site that may be accessed through this web site. They are governed by the laws in force in Victoria.
The content of the PPWCMA web site is provided for information purposes only. The PPWCMA does not make any representations or warranties (express or implied) as to the accuracy, currency, completeness or authenticity of the information and materials contained at this web site or information or services of third parties that may be accessed through this web site. In particular, the PPWCMA does not purport to endorse any of the information or services on any linked web sites or any organisation linked from or to this web site. A person using the information should conduct independent enquiries to verify it.
The PPWCMA does not represent or warrant that the information and materials contained at this web site or on a linked web site are free of computer viruses or other defects.
To the extent permitted by law, the PPWCMA, its employees and agents shall have no liability (including liability by reason of negligence) to any person for the information or advice (or the use of such information and advice) which is provided on this web site or information or services of third parties that may be accessed through this web site. In particular, the PPWCMA shall have no liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred or arising as a result of any of the information, advice or services, including any incidental, special or consequential damages for loss of business or other profits.
In conformity with Victorian government policy, this web site endorses and supports fair information privacy handling practices. The PPWCMA is committed to protecting personal information it collects by complying with the Victorian Information Privacy Act 2000, which establishes Information Privacy Principles to which this site is subject and provides for complaints and penalties for interfering with personal privacy through the Privacy Commissioner and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
This web site does not collect, use or disclose personal information (being information capable of identifying you as an individual) except that which you provide freely through online forms and databases and e-mail you submit via this web site. Any personal information provided by you in this way will only be used and disclosed for the purpose for which you provided the information, in accordance with your consent, or where otherwise permitted, authorised or required by law.
Visitor logs are used on this site for statistical purposes only and include your server's address, top level domain name (eg .com, .gov .au), date and time of visit, pages downloaded and browser used. No attempt is made to identify users or browsing activity. This information is only used to update and improve this website.
The PPWCMA has implemented security measures to protect the personal information that it has under its control. However, users of this web site should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information on the internet, and that the PPWCMA cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to the PPWCMA online. Users transmit information to the PPWCMA online at their own risk.
Once any personal information comes into the PPWCMA's possession, the PPWCMA will take reasonable steps to protect it from misuse or loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
For further information on privacy, including your ability to access or correct your personal information, please contact the PPWCMA's Privacy Officer on 8781 7900.
Copyright of materials on the PPWCMA website is owned by the PPWCMA. Apart from fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review and any other purposes permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 and subject to the conditions prescribed under that Act, no part may be reproduced, distributed, adapted, transmitted, stored or reused for any purpose without prior written permission from PPWCMA.