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Mosman Council respects your privacy and strives to manage and uphold its obligations under the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 subject to the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

Legislation regulates the collection, storage, use and disclosure of personal information and individuals have the right to access the personal information held by Council.

This page contain information about Council’s privacy framework which has been established to promote and protect privacy rights.

Privacy Management Plan

Council collects and holds personal and health information for the purposes of facilitating its business. It is important that the use of this information is confined to the purposes for which it is acquired. Council is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers, officials, employees, volunteers and contractors.  

The PPIPA provides for the protection of personal information and for the protection of the privacy of individuals. The PPIPA requires all public sector agencies to prepare, implement and review their Privacy Management Plan (Plan). This Plan outlines how Council complies with the legislative requirements of the PPIPA, HRIPA, the Privacy Code of Practice for Local Government (Code) and other legislation including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

This Plan also provides information about:  

  • who to contact if you have questions about the information collected and held by Council 
  • how to access and amend your information 
  • what to do if you believe that Council has breached the PPIP or HRIP Acts 
  • Council responsibilities under the Mandatory Notification of Data Breach (MNDB) Scheme to notify the Privacy Commissioner and affected individuals of data breaches involving personal or health information likely to result in serious harm 

See Council's Key Corporate Documents webpage to view the Privacy Management Plan.

Website Privacy Statement

Mosman Council takes the privacy of the users of its website seriously, and is bound by the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998, which sets out a number of principles concerning the privacy of individuals. This statement outlines the management of your personal information by Mosman Council in the usage of its website and should be viewed collectively with Mosman Council’s Privacy Management Plan.

When you browse this website, the system automatically logs the following information for statistical purposes:

  • server address
  • domain name
  • date and time
  • directories and files accessed

Your user identity or email address is not recorded unless you choose to send us a message or fill in an online form including this information. 

Any submitted reports will require submission of personally identifiable information (such as a name, street address, phone number and email address), however this information will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected or any Council business.

Online Forms Privacy Statement

Your personal information is being collected to process this application. The supply of personal contact information by you [marked with an asterisk (*)] is voluntary. If you cannot provide or do not wish to provide this information, the Council may not be able to process your application. Mosman Municipal Council uses a third party software application hosted by CIBIS International Pty Limited in order to collect and use information that you provide as part of using this service. Council is to be regarded as the agency that holds the information. Council takes all reasonable steps within its control to ensure that your information is kept secure and access to information is restricted in compliance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998. This application form and the information contained in it is accessible to the public upon enquiry, noting that credit card information where payment is applicable, is not held by Council or the third-party after the transaction is processed.

Please be aware that IP Addresses and other internet metadata may be collected by CIBIS International Pty Limited. 

Last updated Monday 27 November 2023
Last updated Monday 27 November 2023