The library will be closed from 4pm Friday 22 Dec and re-open 10am Tuesday 2 Jan 2024. Enjoy the festive season.
The collection, use, storage and disclosure of personal information is governed by the the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIPA).
The collection of personal information from Councillors, employees, volunteers, contractors, ratepayers and member of the public is required in order for Council to perform its statutory functions and to allow the effective provision of services.
"Personal information" is defined in the PPIPA as follows:
"Personal information means information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database and whether or not recorded in a material form) about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the information or opinion."
The person does not have to be clearly identified by the information. It is only necessary that identity "can reasonably be ascertained from the information."
The Act also outlines information that does not constitute Personal Information as follows:
The PPIPA offers enforceable privacy rights to the people of NSW and gives them the opportunity to:
Council holds personal information concerning Councillors, such as:
Council holds personal information concerning its customers, ratepayers and residents, such as:
Council holds personal information concerning its employees, such as:
If you require any further information you can visit the Office of the Privacy Commissioner website.