Legal/Privacy Statements

All personal information collected by the Electoral Council of Australia and New Zealand (ECANZ) is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth of Australia). Any and all information collected at this website – including – application form content, and email addresses – will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, re-used, rented, loaned or otherwise disclosed to a third party, except where prior written permission is obtained from the individual who supplied the information and to whom the information refers.

Any personal information provided to the ECANZ by site users will be treated with the utmost care, and will not knowingly be used in ways not explicitly consented to by the user who supplied the information and to whom the information refers.

When users visit this website, the ECANZ's site server makes a record of their visit and records the following information: server address, top-level domain name (e.g. .com, .gov, .au, .edu, etc.), date and time, geographic location and duration of visit, the pages accessed and the documents downloaded, the type of browser and operating system used and the site visited before the ECANZ website. ECANZ staff analyse these records regularly to improve the website's relevance and value. The ECANZ may maintain email lists to keep users informed about areas of specific interest and will only provide such information to users as they have consented to receive.

The ECANZ does not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease the addresses on these lists to any third party. Users may ask to be removed from these lists at any time. The ECANZ may use a feature of your browser ("cookies") to assign a unique user ID. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to identify you - they only identify your computer to the ECANZ's site server when you visit this website.