Privacy and security statement
This statement sets out this Site's
policies relating to the privacy and security of your "personal information" and
security of your other information. This privacy and security statement applies
only to this Site.
The Essential Services Commission (Commission) is responsible for the privacy and security of information while it is collected, stored on or passing through this Site.
This Site is operated in compliance with
the Government of South Australia's Information Privacy Principles (PP's), a
copy of which can be obtained at the Department of the Premier and Cabinet website.
This Site collects and
uses the following information from users:
- A record of your visit and logs the
following information for statistical purposes - the user's IP address, the date
and time of the visit to the Site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded,
the previous website visited and the type of browser used. No attempt will be
made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely
event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant
to inspect our service provider's logs. This information is analysed at the end
of each month to determine the Site's usage statistics and helps us improve the site to make your visit useful, informative and accessible.
- The Site retains the email address of
people who send emails through the "Contact Us" facility, for the purpose of
providing a response. They are stored in a secure area within the Government of
South Australia's Message Services System and will not be used for any other
purpose, nor disclosed without your consent.
- Your personal information will not be
disclosed to a third party except in accordance with the IPP's.
- Site administrators are required to
protect and handle your "personal information" in accordance with the
- You should note that there are inherent
risks associated with transmission of information via the Internet. You should
make your own assessment of the potential risks to the security of your
information when making a decision as to whether or not you should utilise this
Site. There are alternative ways to obtaining information from, and transacting
business with, Commission for those users who do not wish to use the
- Please note that this Site contains links
to a large number of other web sites that are included on the basis of
containing content related to South Australian community, business or government. When a user has clicked on a link to another website, they leave
this Site and this privacy and security statement does not apply to those
websites. We recommend that you check the privacy statements of the other websites to confirm how your personal information may be used in these circumstances.
- The content of this privacy and security
statement may be updated from time to time, so we suggest that if you return to
this Site on a regular basis that you carefully read the information