The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) maintains dataanddigital.gov.au. This summary sets out how the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) handles personal information.
Collection of personal information
The DTA may collect personal information about you when it is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, the functions or activities of dataanddigital.gov.au, including but not limited to your:
- email address
- role of employment or professional discipline.
We may also collect information about how you use dataanddigital.gov.au, including but not limited to:
- page visits
- page interactions
- form interactions and completions
- website searches
We will usually collect information directly from you, unless there is an exception in the Privacy Act that permits us to collect personal information from a third party.
Storage and protection
Our electronic information is held in secure online systems. We restrict physical access to our offices and limit access to authorised personnel only. DTA staff have access to personal information on a need to know basis only.
When personal information is no longer required to be retained as part of a Commonwealth record, it is generally destroyed in accordance with the Archives Act 1983.
Use and disclosure
We will ordinarily use and disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which it was collected.
However, we may also use or disclose your personal information for another purpose in certain circumstances. For example, if required or permitted by law or for a purpose related to, or directly related to, the purpose of collection where you would reasonably expect that this would occur.
Sometimes we will pass your personal information to other government agencies or organisations (such as the Australian Taxation Office or Department of Home Affairs), including overseas governments or organisations, for the purpose of assisting with your enquiry or application.
We may disclose some of your personal information to overseas recipients for business, systems administration, and systems maintenance purposes.
Mailing lists and newsletters
The DTA will collect information that you provide to us when signing up to mailing lists, registering for our events or when submitting feedback.
We use Mailchimp to provides online tools to create, send and manage emails, which may collect personal and other information relating to those email addresses. We will only use this information to:
- create, send and manage emails relating to the work of dataanddigital.gov.au
- measure email campaign performance
Mailchimp may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Mailchimp's behalf.
Mailchimp is based outside of Australia and the information collected about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Mailchimp servers located around the world.
We are required to inform you that by subscribing to our mailing lists:
- You understand and acknowledge that this service utilises a Mailchimp platform, which is located outside of Australia.
You can opt out of our mailing list if you choose the ‘unsubscribe’ service provided by Mailchimp in every email or contact us below.
Access and correction
You can request access to, or correction of, your personal information by contacting us on the details below.
We will allow access or correct personal information upon request, unless we consider there is a sound reason under law to refuse. If we do not correct your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to associate a statement with your file upon request.
We take your privacy seriously and make all efforts to protect your personal information. If you wish to make a complaint about how the DTA handles your personal information, you can contact us on the details at the bottom of the page.
While the DTA has exercised due care in ensuring the accuracy of the material contained on this website, the information on the site is made available on the understanding that the DTA is not engaged in rendering professional advice here. The website may not cover all the information available on a particular issue.
Get in touch
You can send requests for information or complaints to email@example.com.
If you would like to send a request for information or make a complaint, please get in touch with us via any of the below methods.
Digital Transformation Agency
PO Box 457