Application of this privacy statement
This website contains links to other websites. This privacy statement does not apply to those websites.
Collection of personal information
It is intended that this website can be used anonymously. However, for some functions, the collection of personal information is necessary or unavoidable. You will know if the ODG is collecting personal information from you because you will be requested to provide it.
There are two exceptions to this:
1.When someone else provides the ODG with your personal information. The ODG cannot prevent this. However, you are entitled to access and to correct any personal information about you collected by the ODG
2.When the ODG collects website visitation statistics using a web analytics service. These statistics may qualify as personal information under the Act. However, these statistics are not used to identify individual web users.
For further information regarding this, see the Website Usage Measurement section below.
Use and disclosure of personal information
Personal information that is collected by the ODG will be used by, and disclosed to, employees or contractors whose duties require them to use it. Such employees and contractors are required to protect and handle your personal information in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) and any other applicable legislation regulating the collection, use, disclosure, storage and destruction of personal information. Your personal information may be provided to other authorities and agencies including VicRoads, Transport for Victoria and the project authorities overseeing the projects under the Major Transport Infrastructure Program. This may be required to assist with addressing enquiries lodged through our contact form.
Access to and correction of personal information
You may request access to any personal information that the ODG may have collected about you. Also, you may request correction of your personal information if you can establish that it is not accurate, complete or up-to-date. The Victorian Privacy Commissioner has recommended that the appropriate means to access and correct information held by government departments is pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic).
The Freedom of Information Officer may be contacted on the details below about access to, and correction of, personal information collected by the ODG or for any questions or concerns you may have arising from this privacy statement.
Freedom of Information Officer
Department of Transport
GPO Box 2392
Melbourne, VIC, 3001, AUS
Tel: (+61 3) 9208 3112
Website usage measurement
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
For further information, please visit the Google Privacy Center.
Email addresses will only be used to respond to specific user queries and will not be kept or used for any purpose other than stated. Email addresses will not be added to a mailing list unless consent is given, nor disclosed to any other party without your knowledge or consent.
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