Last updated 9 October 2006
Maitland Gaol is a Business Unit of Maitland City Council.
Maitland City Council is committed to protecting your personal information. This Statement outlines Council’s practices relating to personal information obtained through access to this website
Collecting information about you from the website
In accordance with the Privacy & Personal Information Protection Act you can make application for Council to consider suppressing your personal information from a public register held by Council.
If you visit Maitland Gaol's website to read or download information, the following will be recorded for statistical purposes:
The above information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, discover what information is most and least used and help us make our site more useful to visitors.
How will we use your Personal Information
Disclosure of your Personal Information
Council will only disclose your personal information:
Accuracy of your Personal Information
Council will take reasonable care to ensure that the personal information it collects, uses or discloses, is accurate, complete and up to date.
Storage and Security of Your Personal Information
Council will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information it holds is protected from misuse, unauthorised access and modification.
How to Access, Correct or Update Your Personal Information
If you want to know exactly what personal information the Council is holding about you, you are welcome to request such information by contacting Council. Application is made under Section 14 of the Privacy & Personal Information Protection Act.
You can apply to Council to amend your personal information to ensure it is relevant, up to date and complete and not misleading. Application is made under Section 15 of the Privacy & Personal Information Protection Act.
How We Dispose of Your Personal Information
Council will dispose of your personal information in accordance with the State Records General Disposal Authority.10 (GDA10)
Other Important Information
Maitland Gaol tracks the pattern of visitor usage using a facility called a cookie. This cookie identifies and recognises the computer (but not the person using the computer) when you visit Maitland Gaol's website.
Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping.
Links to other websites
Maitland Gaol's website contains links to other websites. These linked sites are not under the control of Council.
Council is not responsible for the management or protection of any personal information you provide to these sites.
Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, Council recommends you examine the terms and conditions of using their website.
Council will take reasonable steps to protect the privacy of children.
Council asks that children under the age of 18 have a parent or guardian submit personal information on their behalf when required.
Changes to this Statement
Maitland Gaol will occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When it is updated Maitland Gaol will revise the “last updated” date at the top of this statement.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions please contact Maitland Gaol by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (02) 4936 6482.
The following link will provide more detailed information about the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.
Hunter Councils – www.huntercouncils.com.au
Other Documents (Maitland City Council Forms)