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- Data tracking used by this website
- Personal information submitted to the Department of Internal Affairs
- Information matching and disclosure
- Further privacy information
- Concerns or feedback
This data cannot be used to identify individuals or any personal information. The aggregate data is collected and stored on our internal servers only and accessed only by authorised staff. We do not share this information with any other agency.
If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal information submitted to the Department of Internal AffairsThe Department of Internal Affairs collects personal information to assist with the provision of a variety of services (For example, in the provision of passports and birth certificates). You may browse and access information contained within this website without providing personal information, however, where you voluntarily provide personal information (e.g. through online forms) we will only keep and use that information for the purpose with which it was collected.
Information matching and disclosureThe department will not disclose personal information provided by you to any third parties, except where authorised by statute. Information provided by you may be used by other government agencies to allow more effective verification of information including your identity. This is important for maintaining the integrity of our services and to help in assessing your eligibility for various services. Information matching is carried out in accordance with Part 10 of the Privacy Act and is monitored by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. See more about information matching.
Further privacy informationMuch of the personal information collected from individuals relates to births, deaths, marriages, civil union services, name changes, passports and citizenship. Click here for further information on privacy issues and personal information as relates to births, deaths, marriages, civil union services, name changes, passports and citizenship.
Concerns or feedbackIf you wish to view any personal information held by the department or you have concerns about the personal information we hold, please email us at:
Or write to:
The Privacy Office
Department of Internal Affairs
PO Box 805