This statement sets out DMITRE's Mineral Resources Division's policies relating to the privacy of your personal information.
DMITRE's Mineral Resources Division is operated in compliance with the South Australian Government's Information Privacy Principles (external site).
These policies are based on national and international privacy standards.
Users should note there are inherent risks associated with transmission of information via the internet. Therefore, users should make their own assessment of the potential risks to the security of their information when making a decision as to whether or not to utilise our website facilities.
For those users who do not wish to use public networks such as the internet, there are alternative ways to obtain information from us, and transact business with us.
When you visit our website, our Internet Service Provider automatically records your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
This information is analysed at the end of each month to determine the site's usage statistics.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect our service provider's logs.
DMITRE's Mineral Resources Division retains the e-mail address of people who send an e-mail to us via the 'Feedback' or 'Contact Us' facilities, for the purpose of sending a response. They are stored in a secure area within the Government's Message Services System and will not be used for any other purpose nor disclosed without your consent.
Cookies are pieces of information placed on your PC either to store information required to operate a function, or to record your preferences when browsing a site.
Users 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.
Please note that DMITRE's Mineral Resources Division's website contains links to a large number of other web sites that are included because they contain material related to DMITRE's Mineral Resources Division's activities. When a user has clicked on a link to another site, they leave the DMITRE Mineral Resources Division's site and are no longer protected by these conditions.
This privacy statement is periodically reviewed in line with the ongoing development of the DMITRE Mineral Resources Division's website.