Privacy Statement – Website only

This Privacy Statement describes how Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) collects and manages personal information from its website (

This Privacy Statement only applies to the GLaWAC website. When linking to other sites from this website, it is recommended that you read the privacy statement on that website.

Personal information we collect

The GLaWAC website collects certain data to record a user’s activity on the Internet. This may include:

·       every page of this website that the visitor uses;

·       how long a user was on a page or site; and

·       in what order the pages were visited.

The GLaWAC website does this by using cookies and Google Analytics.

Cookies give the server information about a user’s identity, website visiting patterns and preferences. This information is used to analyse the effectiveness of GLaWAC’s website and assist with improvements, however, no personally identifying information is stored.

Google Analytics uses cookies to track and report website traffic using non-personally identifiable information. This information is used only for statistical and web-development purposes. Google Analytics does not pass any information on to third parties unless required to do so by law.

Personal information may also be collected on the website via the Contact Us section. The personal information we collect includes any messages or comments you submit via the Contact Us section of this website which may include personal information such as name, email address and telephone number.

Personal information submitted by the website user to the Contact Us section is needed to ensure a reply to the enquiry and no information will be released to a third party unless GLaWAC is required to do so by law.

Opting out

Website visitors can stop Google Analytics from collecting data by installing the ‘Opt-Out Browser Add-on’ or by disabling cookies in the browser.  Website visitors must be aware that disabling cookies may result in difficulty accessing cookie enabled websites.

With the Google Analytics ‘Opt-out Browser Add-on’ you have more choice on how your data is collected by Google Analytics. It is available for Internet Explorer (7 and 8), Mozilla Firefox (3.5 and higher) and Google Chrome (4.x and higher).

Individuals have the option of remaining anonymous or adopting a pseudonym when dealing with us via the Contact Us section, for example when making a complaint or providing feedback. However, this may limit our ability to respond to or assist you.

Correction of personal information

Where GLaWAC holds personal information about an individual and that information is found to be incorrect, GLaWAC will take all reasonable steps to correct the information as soon as practicable.

To request access to or correction of your personal information held by GLaWAC, please contact us to find out about access and correction procedures.

Further information

You may obtain further Information about GLaWAC’s Privacy Policy by contacting our Human Resource Manager by telephone (03) 5152 5100, email at or by mail at PO Box 1699, Bairnsdale VIC 3875.