Privacy statement

Privacy Statement

This statement applies to the Northern Grampians Shire Council's website.  Refer to our Privacy Collection Statement and Privacy Policy(PDF, 323KB) for the broader collection and use of personal information by Northern Grampians Shire Council.

Your privacy is important to Northern Grampians Shire Council. In general you can visit us on the website anonymously, without giving us any personal information about yourself, except when you are specifically asked to provide information. The website does not collect or record personal information, other than information you choose to provide through our enquiry forms.  Online surveys may collect personal information as and when they occur.

Council staff use personal information collected from email and online survey sources to respond to individuals and discuss their particular enquiries.

Email addresses and other contact details you provide will not be added to a mailing list without your consent.

We do not link knowingly to sites that are privacy-invasive.  When you link to another site, we recommend you read the privacy statement of that site to familiarise yourself with its privacy policy.

We do record information on the frequency of pages accessed and documents downloaded for reporting and maintenance reasons only. In the event of an investigation a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise their legal authority to inspect these logs.

All Northern Grampians Shire Council employees have a statutory duty to deal with your personal information confidentially.


Like many websites, this website may use cookies, or similar mechanisms, to improve our understanding of website traffic, visitor behaviour and responses to promotional campaigns. These are used to supplement our server logs and other methods of traffic and response measurement. 

Information collected through the use of cookies on this website does not contain any personal information and council cannot identify you from it.

To the extent that this data could make you identifiable, we will not attempt to identify individuals from it unless required by law or to investigate improper activity in relation to this website.