The Victorian Government is committed to protecting information about you and enacted the Information Privacy Act 2000 to provide a statutory framework for privacy and to guide government departments in their personal information handling activities.
The Inquiry values and protects the personal information it collects in the course of undertaking its responsibilities and continues to demonstrate a strong culture of protecting the confidentiality and privacy of clients and members of the community.
Collection of personal information and other information
The Inquiry's website collects anonymous information through web servers. Information such as the number, date and timing of visits to the website and the pages of the website visited frequently is collected for statistical purposes only to assist us to improve our service.
This website also uses "cookies" (small data files that are sent to your computer). These cookies do not collect Personal Information. They assist us to make your experience of our website easier and more efficient for you. For instance, if you choose to personalise this web site, the cookies will enable the site to remember your preferred settings for your subsequent visits.
Use of collected information
The information that is collected by the Inquiry will not be used/disclosed for any purpose other than the purpose of the transaction you have entered into or the submission you provide.
Access to information about you
You have the right to access and correct information about you that is held by the Inquiry. In most cases requests for access will be administered through the Freedom of Information process, particularly requests that in some way affect the privacy of another individual or relate to commercial activity. Requests for access should be sent to the EPA Inquiry secretariat Po Box 21428 Little Lonsdale Street VIC 8011 or contact by phone on 99482878.