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 MTIA is collecting personal information from you because you will be requested to provide it.
There are two exceptions to this:
- When someone else provides the MTIA with your personal information. The MTIA cannot prevent this. However, you are entitled to access and to correct any personal information about you collected by the MTIA.
- When the MTIA collects website visitation statistics using a web analytics service, cookies, web beacons or similar technologies. These statistics may qualify as personal information under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic). However, these statistics are not used to identify individual web users.
Use and disclosure of personal information
Personal information that is collected by the MTIA 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 shared with Project Offices within the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority and provided to other authorities and agencies including the Department of Transport. This may be required to assist with addressing enquiries lodged on this website through our contact form.
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.
Access to and correction of personal information
You may request access to any personal information that the MTIA 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 MTIA through this website or for any questions or concerns you may have arising from this privacy statement.
Freedom of Information Officer
Major Transport Infrastructure Authority
GPO Box 4509
Melbourne VIC 3001
Tel: 1800 105 105
Cookies and website usage measurement
A cookie is a small data file placed on your hard drive by the web page server. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on a computer virus, or capture your email address. The cookie will remain on your computer as a record for future visits to this website. In using cookies, the MTIA does not record any personal information or collect names or details of commercial transactions.
MTIA uses the services of third parties including Google Analytics, Hotjar and Facebook Pixel.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by third parties whose services MTIA uses in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Disable cookies or opt out of online ads
You can configure your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, providing you with the opportunity to either accept or reject it. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser or deleting all cookies from your computer if required; however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
For further information on how you can opt out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting in relation to this website or the Major Transport Infrastructure Program, please refer to these websites:
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