Northern Land Council (NLC) is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This policy explains how the NLC collects and utilises your personal information when you seek an NLC access permit to Aboriginal land and water through the NLC’s Permit Administration System (PAS) (Site). In this policy we, us and our means Northern Land Council ABN: 56 3275 153 36.
We use personal information provided directly from you through the PAS for the purposes of managing permit administration, compliance and enforcement and supporting traditional Aboriginal owners in visitor management.
The types of personal information that we may collect about you includes:
We may collect these types of personal information directly from you or from third parties. The PAS does not collect sensitive information.
We may collect, hold, use and disclose personal information for the following purposes:
The information you provide through the PAS is not sold or given to third-parties unless required by law or in emergency situations or otherwise in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). We may disclose personal information to:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
This Site contains secure areas indicated by a padlock symbol in the browser. NLC transmits private information by encrypting the data transferred over the Internet using a standard SSL protocol. (This standard is used by many websites when you submit confidential information, such as credit card numbers and other personal data).
Access: You may request details of the personal information that we hold about you. In certain circumstances, as set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), we may refuse to provide you with personal information that we hold about you.
Correction: If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please contact us using the details below. We will take reasonable steps to correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or out of date.
Complaints: If you believe that we have breached the Australian Privacy Principles and wish to make a complaint, please contact us using the details below and provide us with full details of the alleged breach. We will promptly investigate your complaint and respond to you, in writing, setting out the outcome of our investigation and the steps we will take to deal with your complaint.
Restrict: You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us using the details below.
For any questions or notices, please contact our Privacy Officer at:
Northern Land Council
Last updated 29 August 2019