We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988 for the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. You can find more information about your privacy rights at the Privacy Commissioner's web site: http://www.oaic.gov.au.
This website privacy statement sets out how we collect, use and disclose information collected through engagewaem.com.
This privacy statement does not apply to external websites that are linked on the engagewaem.com website. The Western Australian Government is not responsible for, and does not endorse or otherwise approve, the content, privacy policies or practices of non-government third party websites that are linked on the engagewaem.com website. If you follow a link to another website from engagewaem.com, we recommend that you read the privacy statement or policy of that other website to understand what it does with your information.
We may collect personal information (e.g. name, contact details) that you choose to give us or which we may require to provide you with a particular service.
You may request to delete this information from our store at any time. Please get in touch with us using the contact information below.
Please note that you are able to browse any publicly accessible sections of this website completely anonymously without signing up.
The content you create as part of your interactions with this website. These can include responses to surveys, comments on discussion forums, or any of the other engagement opportunities available here.
When you view pages on engagewaem.com, some technical information is collected about your visit. For example:
Only some of this information may be considered to be personal information.
Generally, you will know if we are collecting your personal information because we will ask you for it. For example, if you submit an online form to contact us, subscribe to receive newsletters or provide feedback, we will ask you to provide your name and contact details.
Providing us with the requested information is voluntary. If you do not choose to provide us with the requested information, we may not be able to respond to you or provide you with the service you are seeking.
When you visit engagewaem.com, some statistical information is collected about how you interact with the website (e.g. when you visited, what you do on the site and whether you complete any transactions on the website). We use 'cookies' to collect this type of information. A cookie is a small block of data that is shared between a web server and your computer's browser.
If you do not want cookies to be placed on your computer, you can disable them using your web browser. If you opt out of using cookies, some of the features on this website may not function fully and your ability to browse, read and download information may be impaired. Please contact us to access our services by other methods.
We use online tools to gather information about visitors to our website and to help us improve our website and deliver government services. We use software provided by third party vendors, including the following:
This service only collects anonymous information. No identifiable personal data is collected.
To find out more about how these third parties handle your personal information, please review their privacy policies.
The personal information you provide us through engagewaem.com will be used for the primary purpose for which it was collected. For example:
We may also use or disclose your personal information:
Your personal information will at all times be dealt with in accordance with the applicable legislation in Western Australia and consistent with any legal obligation (including the State Records Act 2000).
We use the information collected about how you use engagewaem.com and how the website performs during your visit for statistical and system administration purposes. We do this to help:
We do not use this information to identify you or match it with any other personal information we collect from you.
You may request access to documents that contain your personal information which are in our possession. You may also request the correction of documents which we hold that contain your personal information if you believe that personal information is incorrect, incomplete or out of date. In some cases, you request will be dealt with in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 1992.
Please contact us using the details provided below for further information.
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2. You acknowledge that any comments you submit are in your capacity as a member or employee of the organisation that you represent, and not your personal views, and that the SEMC and DFES will use your feedback to inform the outcomes of the consultation.
3. You agree that you will abide by any applicable Code of Conduct of the organisation or agency that you represent.
4. You agree that if you are a member of SEMC, SEMC Subcommittee, Reference Group or working group that you will abide by the SEMC Code of Conduct.
5. You agree that you will not publish the personal information of other parties as part of your comments and should you do so, you indemnify SEMC and DFES for any actions, proceedings, suits, claims, demands, compensation, interest, damages, costs, charges and expenses arising because of any such publication.
6. You agree to give the right to review, edit, modify, publish or decline publication of your comments and also agree that comments submitted may be visible for all other users of the Social Pinpoint platform.
You may contact us if you would like to withdraw your comment(s) or personal information.
To the extent permitted by law, SEMC and DFES does not accept any liability in respect of the content posted on this website.
Map layers and their associated labels are not controlled or provided by SEMC and DFES - layers may contain errors or inconsistencies and should be used for reference only. SEMC and DFES does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability of any such information and makes no warranty or representation about the content of this website.
SEMC and DFES are not liable to you or anyone else if damage or interference to your computer system(s) occurs in connection with your use of this website or its content.
Users must agree that your use of the site is at your own risk. We make no warranty that the site will meet your requirements or be uninterrupted or error-free. Any material that the user downloads through the site is done at their own risk and the user is responsible for any damages to their computer system or loss of data.
1. Engage Emergency Management means this website.
2. SEMC means State Emergency Management Committee.
3. DFES means the Department of Fire and Emergency Services.
4. Social Pinpoint platform means the features and services made available through this website.
5. “Comment” or “Comments” means anything you or others post on this website.
If you have any questions about these terms, please contact us.
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