statement sets out policies relating to the privacy and security of your
'personal information'. This privacy and security statement applies only to
The site is operated in compliance with the Government of South Australia's
Information Privacy Principles ('IPPs'), a copy of which can be obtained at: http://dpc.sa.gov.au/sites/default/files/pubimages/Circulars/PC012_Privacy_0.pdf
Information we collect
visit our website, our system automatically records your visit and logs the
following information for statistical purposes:
top level domain name (e.g. .com, .net, .gov etc.)
date and time of your visit to the site
pages accessed and documents downloaded and server responses
spent on individual pages
spent overall on the site
type and version
site (e.g. search engine)
number of bytes in the document transferred to the client
If you are
an authenticated, validated user on the Department for Child Protection eCarl system, Department for Child Protection will log or store the
following additional information:
login attempts (successful and unsuccessful)
other information entered by you into the Department for Child Protection eCarl system
information may be analysed regularly to determine the site's usage statistics.
will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the
unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may enforce
a court order to inspect our, and/or our service provider's logs.
pieces of information placed on your web browser either to store information
required to operate a function, or to record your preferences when browsing a
websites uses to aid in automated login and preference history. These cookies
can be removed by a user if desired.
function/system uses “cookies” (e.g. the eCarl application), a specific privacy
policy will apply and will disclose the nature of the ‘cookie’ and the use made
of the information stored within it. The Department for Child Protection
will not retain information from “cookies”.
seeking more information about “cookies” in general are referred to W3C "The
World Wide Web Consortium", where a search on the word "cookie"
will provide current discussions.
- The site retains the email address of
people who send emails through the 'contact us' facility, for the purpose
of sending a response. They are stored in a separated area within the
Government of South Australia's Message Services System and will not be
used for any other purpose, nor disclosed without your consent.
- To create an account within the Department for Child Protection
system, you will
be required to only provide a valid email address. Before using this
account you will receive an email to that address, with a temporary
password. You must activate the account within 72 hours by following
the information provided within the email.
- Such information may or may not be
'personal information' for the purpose of the IPPs. Nonetheless, you
consent to the use of this information to establish ownership of the
material and to enable the site's administrators to contact website
administrators/content owners, to confirm (or not) the website
registration and advise them of the link being published on this site. The
information is then kept for contact purposes in the course of monitoring
site currency. The information is stored in a secure area.
- Your personal information will not be
disclosed to a third party except in accordance with the IPPs.
- Site administrators are required to
protect and handle your 'personal information' in accordance with the
- This site and the Government of South Australia
are responsible for the privacy and security of information while it is
collected, stored on or passing through this site/system. The Government
of South Australia agencies and instrumentalities are responsible for the
privacy and security of information collected by, stored on or passing
through their own websites.
- You should note that there are inherent
risks associated with transmission of information via the internet. You
should make your own assessment of the potential risks to the security of
your information when making a decision as to whether or not you should
utilise this site. There are alternative ways of obtaining information
from, and transacting business with, the Government of South Australia for
those users who do not wish to use the Internet.
- Please note that this site contains links
to a large number of other web sites that are included on the basis of
containing content related to South Australian Community, Business or
Government. When a user has clicked on a link to another website, they
leave this site and this privacy and security statement does not apply to
- The content of this and similar statements
may be updated from time to time, so we suggest that if you return to this
site on a regular basis that you carefully read the information provided.