The Commission is committed to protecting user privacy and understands that users and visitors to this website are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality of information that may be provided to us. 

The Commission complies with the eleven Information Privacy Principles (IPPs), specified in the Information Privacy Act 2009 (PDF, 669.5 KB) (IP Act). The IP Act stipulates how personal information is collected, managed, stored, secured, accessed, amended, used and disclosed. 

Information Collected

Personal information provided to the Commission will be used for the purpose specified at the time of collection and will be managed in accordance with the IP Act. When you visit the Commission's website, web servers make a record of your visit and record anonymous information for statistical purposes only. The information collected includes the type of browser, computer platform and screen resolution you are using, the internet address of the server accessing our site and your traffic patterns through our site including:

  • the date, time and, duration of your visit to the site;
  • the pages you accessed and documents downloaded; and
  • the page you visited prior to accessing our site. 

This information will only be made available to the Commission. No attempt will be made to identify your personal details unless we are legally required to do so.

Email

An email address will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided. Any emails sent to this site will be treated as public record and stored according to legislative requirements outline by the Public Records Act 2002 (PDF, 434.4 KB)

We will not add your details to a mailing address or disclosure your details to third parties without your consent, unless required by law. However, email messages may be monitored by IT staff for purposes such as troubleshooting and maintenance. 

Email details will be disclosed to relevant authorities if necessary to protect public safety or the rights and property of the State of Queensland. 

Cookies

This website uses cookies to collect information about our visitors to track election event data. A 'cookie' is a small file that is sent to your computer when you visit our website. When you visit our website again, the cookie provides us with information about your interactions within our website. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some of our website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Security

This site does not provide open access facilities for securely transmitting information across the Internet. You are advised that there can be risks with transmitting information across the Internet.This site may contain links to other websites. The Commission is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of other websites.

Access to Your Information

You may make an application under the Information Privacy Act 2009 to access your own personal information held by the Commission. Your application must be made using the approved form which can be found on the Right to Information page, along with further information about requesting personal information.