Sutherland Shire Council is required to comply with the information protection principles in the Privacy and Personal Information Act 1998 (PPIP Act). These principles regulate the collection, storage, use and disclosure of personal information held by government agencies.
A detailed Privacy Management Plan has been developed by Council to outline the Council's commitment to privacy issues.
Privacy Management Plan
Your personal information
Generally, any personal information you provide to Council will only be used and/or disclosed for the Council's purposes, or a directly related purpose, unless you consent to another use or disclosure, in emergencies or as otherwise required or authorised by law.
Under the PPIP Act, you have rights to access any personal information held by the Council, without excessive delay or expense. You also have a right to have your personal information corrected, in certain circumstances (eg. if it is inaccurate). Should you wish to access or correct your personal information, please make a written request to the Council by completing one of the following forms, or by simply writing to Council.
Application to Access Personal Information Form
Application to Alter Personal Information Form
Application to Determine Whether Council Holds Personal Information
Forms or correspondence should be returned to Council's Executive Officer - Privacy and Access to Information
Post: Locked Bag 17, Sutherland NSW 1499
For general information about your privacy rights under the PPIP Act, visit Privacy NSW.