Thursday 29th June 2017
Council awards funds to 59 community projects
Tuesday 27th June 2017
State budget delivers road and infrastructure funding for Shire
Monday 3rd July 10:30am - 12:30pm
Opening Ceremony - NAIDOC Week
Tuesday 4th July 10:30am - 12:00pm
Finding Food in the Forest - NAIDOC Week - Morning Session
Privacy Management Plan and Guidelines (PDF, 82Kb)
Section 33 of the The Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act, 1998 (PPIPA) requires all public sector agencies to prepare a Privacy Management Plan (the “Plan”) to deal with:
The Plan has been prepared for the purpose of section 33 of the PPIPA. The Plan and Guidelines identify how Wingecarribee Shire Council (Council) complies with the Information Privacy Protection Principles in the NSW Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIPA) and the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (HRIPA).
These Acts provide for the protection of personal information and for the protection of the privacy of individuals generally. ‘Personal information’ is defined in section 4 of the PPIPA as:
Information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database and whether or not recorded in a material form) about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the information or opinion. This definition encompasses not only traditional data storage, such as paper files, but also such diverse media as electronic records, video recordings and photographs. It also includes biometric information such as fingerprints and even records of genetic material.
Although the definition of personal information is very broad, the PPIPA excludes certain types of information. The most significant exemptions are:
Council considers the following to be publicly available publications: