1. Terms and Conditions

Conditions of Use of this Site

This is the events website of the City of Kwinana (‘the Council'). You may view, copy, print and use the information on this site for non-commercial purposes only. If information on this site is required by a user for commercial purposes please direct your enquiry to the Council at the address below. While every effort is made by the Council to ensure that the information contained on this site is current and accurate, the information is provided solely on the basis that users will be responsible for making their own assessment of the information on this site, and users are advised to verify all relevant information and obtain their own independent advice before acting on, or relying on any information contained in or connected with this site.

Links to External Internet Sites

Some documents published within the What's On Kwinana website may contain links to external Internet sites. These external information sources are outside the control of Council, and therefore, it is the responsibility of the end-user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, reliability and correctness of information found on linked sites.

Disclaimer

The information on this site has been compiled from a variety of different sources and is subject to change from time to time without notice at the discretion of the Council. The information is therefore provided on an ‘as is' basis. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and is up to date, the Council makes no claim, representation or warranty as to the accuracy of any information provided by third parties connected to the site, or in respect of other information accessible from other Internet sites which may be linked to this site. 

For these reasons, to the extent permitted by law, the Council makes no representation or warranty, whether express or implied with regard to the accuracy or completeness of information on this site howsoever stored or transmitted. In no event is the Council to be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in relation to the reliance on, or the use of, the information or data on this site by any person, including without limitation any liability for special, indirect, or consequential damages, or damages for loss of profits or loss of use, and whether or not such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise.

This site does not provide facilities for the secure transmission of information across the Internet. For those who do not wish to use the Internet, Council provides alternative ways to obtain and provide information, such as by telephone facsimile or post, as detailed below.

Copyright

Information in the manner it appears on this site is © City of Kwinana. Subject to any applicable legislation, the information may only be used, copied or otherwise reproduced, distributed, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted by users on the understanding and by the user agreeing that at all times copyright in the material on this site remains with the Council. 

Apart from any fair dealing for purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, micro-copying, photocopying, recording, magnetic or optical storage or otherwise) or transmitted, broadcast or published without prior written consent of the Council.

Where appropriate the person using this information is to acknowledge that copyright in the material belongs to the City of Kwinana.

Site Enquiries

If you have any further information that you require regarding this site please contact us. 
 


2. Privacy Policy

This site is owned and operated by the City of Kwinana for the purpose of providing information about events to ratepayers, residents and visitors. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users, the City requests that visitors fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

The City of Kwinana gathers two types of information about users: 
1.    Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These include event submissions and other forms completed on the website.

2.    Information the City of Kwinana gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs. Under no circumstances does the City of Kwinana divulge any information about an individual user to a third party. 

The City of Kwinana gathers user information by the following processes:

Optional Voluntary Information

We offer the following services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users: 
Requests for service/information, payments and applications: The City offers online services to users wishing to update their name and address, report a problem, make a request or be kept up-to-date with specific community consultation issues. In addition, the City's eServices portal offers the ability for users to make payments and lodge applications with Council. The information gathered will be recorded in the City's Records Management System as a normal Customer Service Request, however the information will remain confidential and for the purpose of the request only. 

Polling: The City may offer interactive polls to users so they can see what other users think about specific issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user.

Usage tracking

The City of Kwinana tracks user traffic patterns throughout our site. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. The City does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).

The City of Kwinana tracks and catalogues the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our site users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service.

Cookies

We place a text file called a cookie in the browser files of your computer. This is to allow the browser to ‘maintain state' as you move from page to page across some of our pages. The cookie itself does not contain personal information and is destroyed when you close your browser.

Sharing of the Information

The City uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

Security

The City operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.

Your Consent

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by the City of Kwinana as detailed above. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

The City acknowledges the guidelines developed by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and that your privacy is important.

Contacting us

If you have any questions regarding this policy, the privacy practices of the City of Kwinana, or if you have a privacy complaint, please contact us. 
 

 

 

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