The Department of Customer Service of the New South Wales Government is committed to protecting your privacy online. Any personal information you provide to the Inquiry will be handled carefully and every effort made to ensure it is collected, used, stored and disclosed in a manner consistent with the New South Wales Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.
When you visit this site, our system will automatically record information from your computer which identifies the following types of data:
The IP (Internet Protocol) address of the machine which has accessed it;
The address of your server;
The date and time of your visit to the site;
The pages accessed and documents downloaded;
The previous site visited; and
The type of browser and operating system you have used.
This information is used only for statistical analysis and systems administration purposes. No attempt is made to identify users or their browsing activities, except in the unlikely event of an investigation by a law enforcement agency.
This website allows users to fill in online forms, for example to subscribe to ongoing updates.
This information may be used by the Department of Customer Service of the New South Wales Government to improve its information management systems and processes, further customise the website for user needs, and for related research and development purposes. The information will only be used for the purpose it was provided. We will not add your email address or name to any mailing list for marketing or other unrelated purposes.
Cookies are small pieces of text data that may be placed on your computer by web servers to be retrieved at a later time. Cookies do not personally identify you, but do identify your browser. Cookies can be either 'persistent' or 'session' based.
Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and may be used to improve your browsing experience upon return to the issuing website.
This website uses persistent cookies, for example to store your advanced search preferences and apply those as default settings to your subsequent advanced searches, and also for use with Google Analytics (see below).
This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google.
Information generated about your use of the website could be transferred to and stored on Google's servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the New South Wales Government and providing other services relating to website activity and internet use.
Search terms you enter when using our search engine are collected, but are not associated with any other information that we collect. We use these search terms to ascertain what people are looking for on our site.