Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) respects the privacy of individuals and is committed to protecting sensitive and personal information in accordance with its obligations under the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic).
You can access and browse the PoMC websites anonymously, without disclosing your personal information.
PoMC does not collect or record personal information online unless you choose to provide your personal information through our contact and feedback email services. PoMC does not add your email addresses or any other contact details without your consent. They may be used by PoMC to contact you in seeking that consent.
If you send email messages containing personal information, we will use that information for the purposes for which you provided it. These purposes include the main purposes of PoMC collecting and using personal information submitted through our website, which are to:
Your personal information will be used by and disclosed to PoMC officers and/or contractors whose duties require them to use it, and who are required to comply with PoMC’s obligations under privacy law in their use and handling of your personal information.
PoMC will not disclose your personal information to a third party unless we are required or authorised to do so by law or other regulation. In the event of an investigation into suspected unlawful or improper activity, a law enforcement agency or government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect the PoMC web server's records (e.g. in relation to hacking or abusive messages).
The following non-personal information may be automatically recorded by this website's server for statistical and system administration purposes:
This information will only be used to update and improve our website. To the extent that this information could make you identifiable, PoMC will not attempt to identify you from the records the server automatically generates unless that is authorised under the Information Privacy Principles outlined in the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic) (e.g. necessary to investigate a breach of law or regulation).
The personal information you provide via our contact and feedback email services is held on protected servers. This website does not provide facilities that guarantee secure transmission of information over the Internet. You should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information across the Internet. If you are concerned about conveying personal information to PoMC over the Internet, you might prefer to contact us by telephone or post.
If you believe we hold personal information about you, you can ask for a copy of your personal information by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to us (see contact details). You can ask us to correct, amend, or update the information we hold about you if you establish that it is inaccurate, incomplete, or out of date.
Alternatively, you may apply for access to your personal records under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic).
Before we send you any personal information, you will need to provide evidence of your identity. If you do not provide evidence of your identity, Port of Melbourne Corporation reserves the right to refuse access to the personal information.
This Privacy Statement does not apply to use of the Procurement Website. Use of the Procurement Website is governed by the process rules accepted by registered respondents during the registration process and any other rules, requirements and policies specifically set out by PoMC as being applicable to use of the Procurement Website.
This policy may be modified or expanded over time. If you have any suggestions or comments, please email us at email@example.com.
Last modified June 2008.