Scope: This statement applies to personal information collected by Bush Search and Rescue Victoria.
It is our usual practice to collect personal information directly from you when you join Bush Search and Rescue, during searches and during training events. We do not collect personal information from third parties or other sources.
We do not collect personal information about you if you only browse this website. This website only uses session cookies during use of webforms. When you close your browser the session cookie is destroyed and no personal information is kept which might identify you to us in the future.
If you submit a webform on this website, the information is stored in our database. This information can only be viewed by authorised people within Bush Search and Rescue or by the System Adminstrator.
We only use your personal information for the purposes for which you give it to us and for related, internal management purposes. We do not give information about you to other government agencies, organisations or anyone else unless one of the following applies:
We analyse non-identifiable website traffic data to improve our services.
You may access personal information that we hold about you or you can ask us to correct personal information we hold about you.
If you are on one or more of our email lists you may opt out of further contact from us by clicking the unsubscribe option in all emails sent .
Bush Search and Rescue Victoria is bound by the Information Privacy Principles of the Australian Privacy Act 1988. Our website follows the Privacy Commissioner's Guidelines for Federal and ACT Government Websites.
For further information contact us via email here.
This Layered Notices format was endorsed by Data Protection & Privacy Commissioners in 2003 and endorsed in Opinion WP 100 (PDF) by the Article 29 Committee of European Data Protection Commissioners.