Privacy Statement – Website only

This Privacy Statement describes how the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) collects and manages personal information from its website (

This Privacy Statement only applies to the GLaWAC website. When linking to other sites from this website, it is recommended that you read the privacy statement on that website.

The GLaWAC website collects certain data to record a user’s activity on the Internet. This may include:

·       every page of this website that the visitor uses;

·       how long a user was on a page or site; and

·       in what order the pages were visited.

The GLaWAC website does this by using cookies and Google Analytics.

Cookies give the server information about a user’s identity, website visiting patterns and preferences. This information is used to analyse the effectiveness of GLaWAC’s website and assist with improvements, however, no personally identifying information is stored.

Google Analytics uses cookies to track and report website traffic using non-personally identifiable information. This information is used only for statistical and web-development purposes. Google Analytics does not pass any information on to third parties unless required to do so by law.

Personal information we collect

The GLaWAC website does not collect, use or disclose personal information (being information capable of identifying you as an individual) other than information you choose to provide. For example, through online databases and request forms you submit via this website.

Visitor logs are used on this site for statistical purposes only and include your server’s address, top level domain name (eg .com, .gov .au), date and time of visit, pages downloaded and browser used. No attempt is made to identify users or browsing activity. This information is only used to update and improve this website.

Any personal information provided by you will only be used and disclosed for the purpose for which you provided the information. GLaWAC will only use or disclose your personal information for a secondary purpose with your consent or where the Privacy and Data Protection Bill 2014 otherwise authorises the use or disclose by law.


GLaWAC has implemented security measures to protect the personal information that it has under its control. However, users of this website should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information on the internet, and that GLaWAC cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to GLAWAC online. Users transmit information to GLaWAC via this website at their own risk. Once any personal information comes into GLaWAC’s possession, GLaWAC will take reasonable steps to protect it from misuse or loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Opting out

Website visitors can stop Google Analytics from collecting data by installing the ‘Opt-Out Browser Add-on’ or by disabling cookies in the browser.  Website visitors must be aware that disabling cookies may result in difficulty accessing cookie enabled websites.

With the Google Analytics ‘Opt-out Browser Add-on’ you have more choice on how your data is collected by Google Analytics. It is available for Internet Explorer (7 and 8), Mozilla Firefox (3.5 and higher) and Google Chrome (4.x and higher).

Email addresses

GLaWAC will only record your email address for the purpose of replying to specific enquiries made by you. They will not be used or stored for any unrelated purpose or disclosed to third parties.

Any other contact details you provide will only be retained where:

• We provide you with a response to a request
• You provide us with information as part of a transactions with GLaWAC
• You agree to be placed on our mailing list for newsletters or other information.

Individuals have the option of remaining anonymous or adopting a pseudonym when dealing with us via the Contact Us section, for example when making a complaint or providing feedback. However, this may limit our ability to respond to or assist you.

Correction of personal information

Where GLaWAC holds personal information about an individual and that information is found to be incorrect, GLaWAC will take all reasonable steps to correct the information as soon as practicable.

To request access to or correction of your personal information held by GLaWAC, please contact us to find out about access and correction procedures.

Further information

You may obtain further Information about GLaWAC’s Privacy Policy by contacting our Human Resource Manager by telephone (03) 5152 5100, email at or by mail at PO Box 1699, Bairnsdale VIC 3875.