Disclaimer-and-Privacy

Website Disclaimer

General disclaimer

The City of Bunbury, to the extent permitted by applicable laws, will not be liable in any way to you or any other person for any loss or damage however caused (including through negligence) whether directly or indirectly through the use of this website or any other website hyperlinked to it.  This general disclaimer is not restricted in any way by the specific matters set out in other disclaimers on this site.

Quality of information

The City of Bunbury makes no representation or warranty as to the completeness, accuracy or currency of any information contained on this website.  Any such warranty or representation is excluded to the extent permitted by law.  In circumstances where you must rely on information from the City of Bunbury, any information contained on this website should be verified by contacting the City of Bunbury Customer Service Centre at:

4 Stephen Street, BUNBURY WA 6230
Postal Address:  PO Box 21, BUNBURY WA 6231
Phone:  08 9792 7000
Fax:  08 9792 7184
Email:  records@bunbury.wa.gov.au
Opening Hours:  8:30am to 5:00pm

The City of Bunbury provides the information on this website in good faith and it is believed to be accurate at the time of posting.  The provision of content on this website in no way replaces or supersedes any obligation the City of Bunbury has under any law to provide access to documents which may be required under any law.  The use of materials provided on this site in lieu of procuring such materials as prescribed by law is at your sole risk.

The City of Bunbury may alter, add or remove content from this website but makes no representation or warranty that the website will be kept up to date.  The content provided is on an “as is” basis.

Security

The internet is not a secure medium.  Communication to and from this website may be intercepted and/or altered in transit.  You take sole responsibility for any necessary precautions to protect your computer from any virus, trojan or other form of malicious software which could damage or interfere with the operation of your own computer system.  The City of Bunbury does not warrant this website or any linked website to be free of malicious software.

Privacy

This website may use cookies to collect anonymous traffic data from users who access this website.  Additionally our web servers may collect information such as browser type, IP address and domain name of clients accessing the site.  Where you provide details to us due to an interest in services provided by the City of Bunbury, you consent to us sending commercial electronic messages to any address that you provide for this purpose.

The content of this statement forms the basis of the internal Web Privacy and Security policy that applies to user interactions with the Bunbury City Council website.

Copyright  

All information, text, graphics, photographs, files, audio and video content on this web site are Copyright of the Council of the City of Bunbury. The content is protected by Australian and International copyright and trademark laws.

It is intended for general use and information. Information and files may be downloaded, stored in cache, displayed and printed. Content must not be modified, copied, reproduced, or republished except with the written authorisation of the City of Bunbury.

Data collection and click-stream data

Browsing any website, including the Bunbury City Council site, generates a trail of the pages visited known as Click Streams. Click streams are the paths a user takes when navigating a website and the Internet in general.

When you visit our site, our servers may record the following information for statistical purposes:

  • The user's server (IP) address and machine name
  • The date and time of visit to the site
  • The pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • The number of bytes transmitted and received for each request
  • The address of the referring page visited
  • Search terms used
  • The type of browser used

Bunbury City Council may examine this information to determine the traffic through the server, and to specific pages or applications, in order to deliver better information.

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, or the need to determine details related to a security breach or other inappropriate activity.

Cookies information

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. Bunbury City Council uses only session ID cookies and, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. Cookies can be easily blocked on your computer by simply un-checking the "accept cookies" option in your web browser. This can be found under the options menu of your Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Explorer browser software.

Protection of personal information

Bunbury City Council will only record your email address if you send us a message, or if you register with us to be included on a mailing list. Your email address will only be used for the purpose for which you provided it. We will not use your email address for any other purpose and will not disclose it to other parties, without your consent.

Any personal details submitted via the Bunbury City Council website will only be used for the purpose for which they are provided. We will not use your personal details for any other purpose and will not disclose them to other parties, without your consent.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to domains other than www.bunbury.wa.gov.au. Such sites may be controlled or provided by third parties. Links to these sites in no way comprises an endorsement, approval, recommendation or preference for these sites. Use of any third party sites may be subject to terms and conditions different to this site.  Use of any linked sites is entirely at your own risk.

Organisations linking to Bunbury City Council Website

Bunbury City Council encourages appropriate links to it's website but reserves the right to refuse any such link or to terminate an existing link.

Firewall security

Information you send us is stored behind the Bunbury City Council firewall. 

Accountability

(applicable to both privacy and security)

Bunbury City Council staff who operate and manage the Bunbury City Council Website are required to operate in a way that aligns with the Commonwealth's - Privacy Act 1988.