Hunter’s Hill Council protects privacy by complying with its obligations under the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act).

Council may collect and analyse information about how people access our website and use our services. Council is committed to security and privacy measures that ensure that only the information we need is collected and any identifying data is made secure and private.

Council has an obligation under the PPIP Act to ensure that any personal information held ‘is protected, by taking such security safeguards as are reasonable in the circumstances, against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure, and against all other misuse.’

Council will, from time to time, collect, analyse and interpret information to help:

  • meet objectives and obligations
  • communicate information to users about engagement opportunities, events, and other initiatives
  • respond to inquiries and otherwise engage with stakeholders.

Website users’ personal information will not be disclosed to any other external party without consent, unless permitted or required by law.

Council’s approach to data collection and protection is guided by policies and legislation including the:

For more information about how we manage privacy and personal information please refer to Council’s Privacy Management Plan.

The Information and Privacy Commission is an independent statutory authority that administers legislation dealing with privacy and access to government held information in NSW.

For general information about your privacy rights under the PPIP Act or HRIP Act: