Privacy Statement

Scope

This statement applies to the ODPP.NSW.GOV.AU website. The website is managed by The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions NSW.

Users of the ODPP website are entitled to expect that any information collected as a result of that use will be treated within the terms of the New South Wales Government’s privacy responsibilities and obligations. The New South Wales Government’s privacy practices are regulated by the New South Wales Privacy and Personal Information Act 1998.

What Information We Collect 

We do collect personal information, for example your email address, where you have provided it as part of your registration.
We do not share information about you with other government agencies without your permission unless it is required or authorised by law.
We collect the information requested during registration for the following purposes:

  • Assessment for suitability;
  • Internal record keeping;
  • To contact you through the email address or contact number you provided.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies

This website makes use of Google Analytics cookies: we use the free Google Analytics tool (see http://www.google.com/analytics) to collect and analyse site statistics. Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on visitor interactions on this website. These cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information and are only used for the statistical collection of data such as visits and page hits. Google Analytics’ cookies store IP addresses but we cannot link those addresses to any individual or path through the website. Google uses the cookies to read information and evaluate visitors’ use of the website in the form of statistical reports that we can access. The Google Analytics’ code is incorporated into this website’s code so that our site serves the cookies, but Google has access to the cookies. You can stop being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by going to Google's site at: Link.

Google Analytics' terms require us to reproduce the following wording in this policy:
"This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above."

You can also read Google's Privacy Policy for Google Analytics.
We believe there is no reason for our visitors to be particularly concerned about the privacy implications of any of the cookies we use, but we do recognize the importance of making you aware of the purpose and scope of the data stored in the cookies which are created or updated on your computer when you visit this website. You may choose to delete these cookies from your computer between visits to this website.

Your Choices

You may request access to personal information about you that we hold. We encourage you to contact us about your personal information if you find that it is not accurate or complete.

You may opt out of any further contact from us.

To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, we will need evidence of your identity before we can grant you access to information about you or change it.
Contact Us about your privacy concerns. Alternatively, you can write to us at:

Attention: The Privacy Officer 
175 Liverpool Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Locked Bag A8
Sydney South NSW 1232