It is important to note that the Information Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act apply only to Commonwealth and ACT Government Agencies. The Public Sector in Western Australia, including Local Government, is legally unaffected by the Commonwealth Privacy Legislation.
The Western Australian Public Sector is bound to privacy and confidentiality by Common Law duty of confidentiality and in Acts that govern Agencies.
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 1992 gives individuals the right to apply for access to information and documents held by the State Public Sector agencies which includes: Government Departments, Local Authorities, Statutory Authorities and Ministers.
Under FOI Legislation, access to information may be refused if it is believed that providing access would be a breach of the privacy of another person.
The Town of Mosman Park may collect and hold personal information throughout various records and databases. The Town will only use personal information and market research for the primary purpose for which it was collected.
The Town will take reasonable steps to retain confidentiality of any personal information by maintaining a secure system for storing of information, by the utilisation of appropriate technologies and will protect such information from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction or accidental loss.
Use of information Provided
The Town of Mosman Park will not sell, rent out or in any other way allow unauthorised users access to the information you provide on this website. In particular, we will not supply your information to businesses for promotional purposes.
Officers at the Town are permitted to access your information only as required for the performance of their duties. Councillors may only access such information as appears on the Rate Roll or Electoral Roll.
The Town of Mosman Park may provide your information to appropriate authorities and other parties as required by law, regulation or court order. This includes for example public disclosure of the details of winning tenders and discussion of planning applications with other relevant bodies, assessors and contractors.
The Town may use your details to send you newsletters and other material, including by email.
The Town may from time to time use external contractors in information technology, web design and data management to process your details; these suppliers are subject to privacy requirements matching those observed by the Town.
If you have any queries regarding the privacy of your information, please contact the Town’s Freedom of Information Coordinator on 9383 6600 during office hours.